The Tahiti Festival in Magpet

Tahiti Festival Magpet Cotabato Grass Manobo Celebration August Schedule Calendar Date Theme Events Meaning Location History Fiesta Origins Pageant Lineup Parade Costumes Props Miss Photos Broom The Tahiti Festival is held annually in Magpet in Cotabato Province. The Tahiti Festival is an annual celebration of the vast production of soft brooms and handicrafts making use of tahitl grass which become the main product of the Manobos in the Municipality of Magpet. The Tahiti Festival is usually held in August of each year. Continue reading

The Kawayanan Festival in M’lang

Kawayanan Festival In M'lang CotabatoThe Kawayanan Festival is held annually in M’lang in Cotabato Province. The Kawayanan Festival is celebrated during the first week of December in the Municipality of M’lang featuring the municipal thanksgiving day, lechon sa kawayan contest, bamboo showcase, cultural show and various sports events. Continue reading

The Anda Town Fiesta in Bohol

Anda Town Fiesta Bohol Thanksgiving Celebration Schedule Calendar Date Theme Events Meaning Location March Foundation Life History Fiesta Origins Pageant Lineup Parade Costumes Props Miss Photos The Anda Town Fiesta is celebrated annually in Anda in Bohol Province. The Anda Town Fiesta is a thanksgiving for the bounties of land and sea fervid affirmations of faith celebration of life and the life force, or quite simply, making merry. Culture, heritage and a wealth of folkloric tradition showcased in colorful moving pageantry and spectacular production numbers. Anda’s two biggest events are Dujanon festival which was indeed very successful and hopefully be an annual event in ANDA which truly captured in rhythms, spectacular and rustic costumes and dance the vibrant spirit of fun-loving people and the town’s Foundation day which is celebrated every 12th day of March will highlight 4-day musical nightly shows from different school institutions and exciting pinoy games on the BIG Event… Continue reading

The Tilaw Food Festival in Surigao City

Tilaw Food Festival Surigao City culinary taste cooking competiion celebration schedule calendar date theme events meaning location history fiesta origins pageant lineup parade costumes props photos The Tilaw Food Festival is held annually in Surigao City. The Tilaw Food Festival showcases the Surigaonon culinary heritage through food fairs and competitions designed to upgrade the city’s food and beverage industry. Tilaw means taste. One of the most-awaited activities of this gastronomic affair is the Cooking Contest which brings together the best of the bests cooks of the region to create new dishes or versions of their native specialties. The City Government through their Tourism Office encourages Surigaonons to discover new cuisines that they can call their own. Some of the latest brands they have are the Pan de Nicolas (biscuit similar to otap or browas) and “STK” (sugba-tula-kilaw) or grill-soup-sushi. Students also have opportunities to show their skills and talents on different competitions on bartending and cocktail, table-setting, skirting and Continue reading

The Kamahardikaan Festival in Bongao

Kamahardikaan Festival Bongao Tawi-Tawi Calendar Date Schedule Celebration Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao Armm Budjang Agal Parade Float Costume Activities Fluvial Parade Trade Fair Scubasuero The Kamahardikaan Festival is celebrated annually in Bongao in Tawi-Tawi Province. The Kamahardikaan Festival brings out the cultural richness of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The highlight of the festival is the showcase of talents for search of Budjang Tawi-Tawi and is the most anticipated event is the Agal-Agal, where different municipalities compete for the best parade float and best costumes. Other activities include the fluvial parade, trade fair, scubasurero and sports competition. The Kamahardikaan Festival is usually held in September on the streets of the provincial capital, Bongao. Kamahardikaan means “to honor” in Sinama, which is the vernacular of the Sama—the collective name of the people of Tawi-Tawi. The event will project the Continue reading

The Mayohan Festival in Tayabas

Mayohan Festival Tayabas Quezon San Ididro Labrador Patron Saint Lambanog Hagisan Suman Parada Baliskog Celebration Schedule Calendar Date Theme Events Meaning Location History Fiesta Origins Pageant The Mayohan Festival is held annually in Tayabas in Quezon Province. The Mayohan festival is a week long celebration in honor of San Isidro Labrador, the patron saint of farmers. The festival is usually held every May in Tayabas. It aims to reunite everyone in the town through different gratifying activities such as Lambanog drinking, Hagisan ng

uman, Parada ng Baliskog and many others. It has been gaining support from the local residents and the local government unit since it started in 1989. Continue reading

Lengua de Gato

Lengua de Gato are long thin cookies that resemble the shape of a cat’s tongue. This might be the reason why these delicious treats were called such. Mixing, Piping, and Baking are the only things that you need to do. It is better if you have an electric stand mixer or an electric hand mixer to make the mixing process as easy as possible. The crucial element in mixing is to make sure that each of the ingredients are well distributed. Continue reading

The Alimango Festival in Lala

Alimango Festival Lala Lanao Del Norte Araw Crab Meat Costume Dance Culture Parade Schedule Date Calendar March Schedule Origin Location Water Seafood Fiesta Celebration Party Competition Contest The Alimango Festival is held annually in Lala, Lanao del Norte Province. The Alimango Festival celebrates “Araw ng Lala” featuring displays of various types of alimango (crab). The Alimango Festival also features native costumes, dances and contests depicting and supporting local culture and a traditional and water-based parade passing through unspoiled mangroves. Various activities, such as native dance performances, are held to showcase the local culture and tradition. Alimango Festival, a celebration that culminates during the Araw ng Lala on March 22 of every year, is in line with the thrust of National Leadership and the Department of Tourism vision to develop and enrich community-based development and sustainable tourism. Continue reading

The Seaweed Festival in Bongao

Seaweed Festival Bongao Tawi Tawi Location Agal Agal Celebration Harvest Carrageen Calendar Date Week September Costume Culture Tradition Street Dancing Parade Trade Fair Regatta Night Beauty Pageant The Seaweed Festival is held annually in Bongao in Tawi-Tawi Province. Also known as the Agal-Agal Festival, it is a thanksgiving fest festivity to celebrate the success of the local harvest. Agal-Agal means carrageen seaweed. The Seaweed Festival is similar to the Meguyaya festival. This week-long festivity is celebrated every fourth week of September showcasing the region’s economic potentials, culture, costumes and tradition; with like activities such as; streetDancing Parade and field demonstration; Trade fair, Regatta; Cultural Night Presentation; Beauty Pageant;Environment Protection and Conservation Forum; and to capped with is the conduct of business matching with ASEAN countries. Continue reading

Rahugan Festival in Basud Camarines Norte

Rahugan Festival Basud Camarines Norte Date Calendar Schedule Basudenos Coconuts Rahug Beauty Pageant Tourism Expo Street Dancing Parade Costume Origin Activities Painting Mural Contest Location Info The Rahugan Festival is a week-long festival held in Basud in Camarines Norte Province. The Rahugan festival celebrates the most humble of character traits among Basudeños: the love of family, sense of belongingness, peaceful and cooperative life, and community spirit. The name of the festival comes from ‘rahug’, which means many coconuts. There are various activities held such as a beauty pageant, tourism expo, street dancing and many more. The Rahugan Festival embraces the community in a solid manifestation of solidarity among its people.. Highlight activities include: street dancing, mural painting contest, laro ng lahi, agro-tourism expo, beauty search, among others Continue reading