Balayong Festival in Puerto Princesa

Balayong Festival PalawanThe Balayong Festival is held every March in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. This event commemorates the founding anniversary of the Puerto Princesa highlighted by balayong tree-planting, street dancing and colorful floral parade depicting the Palawan Cherry Blossoms from which the festival derived its name. A merry mixture of socio-civic, cultural, historical, and sports activities are part of the run events. At the ‘Tabuan’ parade (tabuan means ‘marketplace’), farmers fisherfolks, market vendors, traders and buyers showcase the city’s best products and revel as a thanksgiving for blessings and bountiful harvest. Continue reading