Nueva Ecija

Papaya Festival

Papaya Festival is a fruit festival celebrating papaya, the crop that the municipality of General Tinio in Nueva Ecija, Philippines is known for. It is held in August. Papaya Festival was launched in August 2014 within the term of then Mayor Virgilio A. Bote (honorary chairman of the fest) and Vice Mayor Ferdinand P. Bote […]


CALACAtchara Festival

CALACAtchara Festival is a food, fruit, and religious festival in Calaca, Batangas, Philippines every October 24. It is held as a recognition of atchara, a dish made from pickled papaya that the town is known for. A ten-day affair, it opens beginning in October 10. Simultaneously, it is also the patronal feast of St. Raphael […]