La Union

Sillag Festival

Sillag Festival, also known as Sillag Poro Point Festival of Lights, is a tourism and summer festival held at Poro Point Freeport Zone in the city of San Fernando, La Union, Philippines generally taking place every first week of April. Etymology Sillag Festival comes from sillag, an Ilokano word for moonbeam or lunar light. History […]

Zamboanga del Sur

Festival de Navidad

Festival de Navidad is the annual Christmas festival in the city of Zamboanga, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines the entire month of December. The city of Zamboanga has a yearly Christmas tradition. Tourism Promotions Board dubbed this yuletide season event in Zamboanga City as Hanging of the Green, and for years it’s been called Pascua na […]

Negros Occidental

Bailes de Luces

Bailes de Luces, also called Bailes de Luces Festival, is the yearly light and Christmastime festival as well as Charter Day celebration in the town of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines every January 5. With a weeks-long schedule, its calendar stretches from the second of December to the first week of January of the succeeding […]


Iwag Festival

Iwag Festival is the Christmastime festival in the municipality of Pototan in Iloilo, Philippines from December 16 to January 1. It is also called Festival of Lights, and its popularity has earned the town the nickname the Christmas Capital of Western Visayas. A two-week celebration, it attracts thousands of people and is considered one of […]

Zamboanga Sibugay

Sibug-Sibug Festival

Sibug-Sibug Festival is a cultural festival and founding anniversary in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines every February 24. It also coincides with the Festival of Lights. A week-long fest, activities take place in Ipil, the capital of the province. History of Sibug-Sibug Festival Sibug-Sibug Festival comes from the name of the river Sibuguey, from […]


Giant Lantern Festival

Giant Lantern Festival is an annual Christmastime festival held in the city of San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines from every December 17 to January 1 of the next year. It is also called Ligligan Parul, which is a Kapampangan phrase that means lantern contest or lantern showdown. Considered an intangible cultural heritage, the festival is both […]

Oriental Mindoro

Pandang Gitab Festival

Pandang Gitab Festival, also spelled Pandang-Gitab Festival, is a summertime cultural festival in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines every April 30. It is also called the Festival of Lights and considered the biggest festival in the province. Moreover, it has become a platform for tourism and a toast to the indigenous people called the […]