Festivals

The 45th Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival 2017

    The Paraw Regatta Foundation in Iloilo currently sets up the activities, with best support from the City of Iloilo and Provincial Government and also the Department of Tourism, together with private sector contributions.       The Paraw Regatta Foundation in Iloilo currently sets up the activities, with best support from the City [...]

Dinagyang Festival 2017 Winners

Tribu salognon

Champion –Tribu Salognon of Jaro National High School 1st runner-up –Tribu Panayanon of Iloilo City National High School 2nd runner-up –Tribu Ilonganon of Jalandoni Memorial National High School 3rd runner-up –Tribu Paghidaet of Lapaz National High School 4th runner-up –Tribu Pan-ay of Fort San Pedro National High School Best Choreographer –Panayanon Best Costume Designer –Salognon [...]

Iloilo City Celebrates Dinagyang Festival 2017 [VIDEOS]

Dinagyang

It might not be as old as the in Kalibo Aklan Ati Atihan, but is certainly impressive in choreography as well as stunning with regards to the various costumes worn by contesting tribes that reflect the creativity, craftsmanship and also workmanship of the Ilonggos. There are ten contesting tribes in the said event. 1. TRIBU [...]

Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2017 Opening Salvo [VIDEOS]

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April Festivals In The Philippines

The Lami-Lamihan festival high spot the preservation of the yakan culture heritage, customs, traditions, past, and showcasing the exceptional and well known colorful Yakan cloth and cultural presentations. Witness the famed Yakan war dance (Tumahik) executed by the natives, an event reminiscent of a glorious past when differences were oftentimes established by personal combat; witness [...]

May Festivals in The Philippines

1. Araquio Festival Experience the Spanish period as it comes alive during the annual dramatization through a procession of the finding of the Holy Cross at Penaranda, Nueva Ecija. Several villages also hold moro-moros or dramatization of the battles of Christianity and Muslims during the Spanish era. Date of Range: May Location: General Tinio, Nueva [...]

June Festivals In The Philippines

Pinyasan (Pineapple) Festival

1. Rizal Arts Festival The festival goals to create awareness and appreciation of Philippine Art and Culture and arts and culture as the active attraction for local and foreign tourist. Rizal has the potential of becoming a tourist destination particularly in the field of crafts and arts. It is known as the home of various national artists, [...]

March Festivals In The Philippines

March Festivals In The Philippines

1.Salubong at Ang Pasko ng Pagkabuhay (Feast of the Resurrection) Feast of the Resurrection the Easter celebration unfolds at dawn around five o’clock with a demonstration heralding the resurgence of Christ and his reunion with Mary. While the molded images of Mother and Son are located side by side, a little girl dressed up similar [...]

October Festivals In The Philippines

Parau Festival     The productive Manila Acapulco Galleon trade in the 1600's resulted in the establishment of one of the biggest and central shipyards in Bagatao Island which is now the Magallanes. But being as island, the Bagatao shipyard suffered from invasions and was ruined by the Moro pirates. The Spaniards and shipyard owners [...]

November Festivals In The Philippines

Binabayani Festival

  1. The Festival of Lights The Lights festival was celebrated on the first day of November, Sagadians gather at the cemetery to remember their buried of love ones. But rather of lighting traditional candles, they use woods of old pine trees locally called saeng, a burnable wood from old pine trees, to make bonfires [...]

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