Friday, August 29, 2008
HERE COMES THE BER (Feast Calendar)
Hay isang tulog na lang Ber months na naman…Bilis ng araw no..4 months na lang pasko na naman.Ano nga bang okasyon meron sa mga buwan na may ber hmmmm Simulan natin ng
September 1 8 | Calbayog City, Western Samar
SARAKIKI is a local term apparently referring to premeditated or frenzied movements which means to allure, to draw with, to attract or exercise attraction, to entice or to win. By its pre-colonial denotation, it means to praise, extol or eulogize spirits of gods. The word does not only ascribe to the ritual or hadang as an activity to gratify the gods, but likewise hadang as the offering or the sacrifice.
BAGUIO CHARTER DAY/ BAGUIO TOURISM MONTH
September 1- September 30 | Baguio City
93rd Founding celebration with street parade, food feast, exhibits and other fun activities
HUNDRED ISLANDS TRIATHLON
September 1 30 | Alaminos City, Pangasinan
Involves completing three sporting disciplines – swimming, biking and running done in immediate succession. The event aims to revive the Hundred Islands not just as a beach destination but also as excellent venue for adventure sports.
September 1 | Leon, Iloilo
Harvest and tribe competition.
September 1- September 10 | Cabatuan, Iloilo
Hirinugyaw, a street dancing festivity participated by various agencies and non-governmental organizations in the Municipality of Cabatuan. This activity serves as the opening salvo of the 10-day celebration of the Feast of San Nicolas de Tolentino on September 1-10 of every year.
September 1- September 8 | Daraga, Albay
A historical and religious celebration in honor of the town’s patron saint, Our Lady of the Gate. It aims to showcase tha cultural life of Daragueños. Various colorful activities are lined up for this celebration.
September 2 | Kiangan, Ifugao
Annual peace commemoration of the end of the WW II.
TILAW SA PAGKAONG NAN SURIGAONON FOOD FESTIVAL
September 3 | Surigao City,Surigao del Norte
A sumptuous, delicious celebration of the native Surigaonon palate.
TUNA FESTIVAL SA GENSAN_
September 3 5 | General Santos City
The festival is about revelry and gaiety giving back the glory to the ocean for the abundance and bounty of tuna.
SINAB’BADAN TRIBAL FESTIVAL
September 5- September 6 | Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur
A festival of oneness among the different tribes of the municipality showcasing indigenous art, music and dances.
VIRGIN MARY’S BIRTHDAY
Happy Birthday Mama Mary!
LA NAVAL FESTIVAL
October | Nationwide
A celebration in honor of the Nuestra Señora del Santisimo Rosario.
October 1 | Angeles City
A month-long celebration of the twin fiestas of Angeles City, namely La Naval and Fiestang Apu.
ZAMBOANGA HERMOSA FESTIVAL
October 1- October 12 | Zamboanga City
The "City of Flowers" celebrates its grand annual festival featuring the "vintas" (colorful native sailboats) in a fast- paced regatta, cultural and flower shows, art exhibits and trade fairs.
PISTA NG GUBAT_
October 1 | Pandan, Antique
This event is an annual celebration of the biodiversity of Northwest Panay in the hope of increasing awareness and conservation in the Peninsula. WOW DABAW
October 1- October 15 | Davao City
A major promotional activity showcasing the various tourist
destinations/products of the Davao region.
October 2 | Surigao City
A festival showcasing different styles in preparing a “Kinilaw” (raw fish delicacy). It also features the variety of fish, seafoods and other marine products in the locality.
October 4 | Dumanju, Cebu
The name Sinanggi-yaw is taken from two old Cebuano words, Sinanggi meaning abundance of harvested agricultural products of our farmers and Sayaw meaning dance. Through street dancing and field presentation, performers shall dance merrily bringing all the Sinanggi-performance focused on three aspects: planting, harvesting and thanksgiving PAGODA (Feast of St. Francis of Assissi)
October 04 | Cardona, Rizal
An annual procession to ask the Lord Almighty for a bountiful and blessed lake through the intercession of St. Francis of Assisi.
KIDAPAWAN CITY FRUIT FESTIVAL
October 5- October 10 | Kidapawan City
An Agro-Tourism event never experienced before in the Philippines Festival. Lots of fascinating activities await every individual but the most thrilling and exciting of all is the Fruit Galore. Here, tons of exotic tropical fruits will be arranged on a make-shift table 800 meters long under the pine trees on the highway island for the public to eat free of charge
October 6 | Cardona, Rizal
The traditional and colorful “La Torre” will come alive with its joyful poise in concert with the music of the brass bands.
At syempre mawawala ba naman ang OCTOBERFEST kung saan bumabaha ng beer sa mga gimikan sa murang halaga. FEAST ng mga Lasheng nyahahhaha
November 1 | Anilao, Iloilo
A dance-drama competition using light and all its forms as a medium . This “dance of lights” is the first of its kind in the region.
BELEN SA MAKATI
November 1- December 16 | Makati City
Conceived in 1987, façade of buildings along the City business district particularly Ayala and Buendia Avenue are decorated by crėches and complemented by locally made lanterns in celebration of Christmas on the birth of Jesus Christ.
November 1- December 24 | Luneta Park, Surigao City and Provincial Gym, Surigao del Norte
A month long Christmas bazaar display and activities which include: Light –up a tree, lanterns/Christmas tree making contest. Lantern parade, display of all winning entries of Lanterns and Chirstmas trees and Rondalla contest. Painit sa Pasko is also held during the Misa de Galleon on the 16th to 24th of dec. Mass goers converge at the park to buy and eat Surigaonon delicacies.
SAN CARLOS CITY FIESTA
November 4 | San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
A three-day religious festivity honoring the patron saint, San Carlos Borromeo, featuring Pintaflores Festival, fluvial parade, processions, sports exhibitions, body painting contest and concerts.
November 5 | Negros Occidental
A historical festival that commemorates the victory of the Negrenses’ bloodless revolt against the Spaniards in 1898.
PINTAFLORES FESTIVAL (HONORING ST. CHARLES BORROMEO)_
November 5 | San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
The emerging festival of San Carlos City, highlighs the traditional fiesta celebration in honor of its patron Saint San Carlos Borromeo on the first week of November. It features street dancing by "tribes" dressed in colorful ethnic-inspired costumes, their bodies painted with flower designs reminiscent of the tattoed Visayans of the Pre Spanish Negros
EL CINCO DE NOVIEMBRE / KANSILAY FESTIVAL_
November 5 | Bago City, Negros Occidental
This is a historical festival that commemorates the Negrenses’ bloodless revolt against the Spaniards led by Gen. Juan Anacleto T. Araneta in 1898. In
ANGONO ARTS FESTIVAL
November 5- November 25 | Angono, Rizal
The festival aims at creating awareness and appreciation of Philippine Art and Culture; and promoting arts and culture as vital attraction for local and foreign tourists. Rizal has the potential of becoming a tourist destination particularly in the field of arts and crafts. It is known as the home of various national artists, musicians, and other equally creative artists.
November 9 15 | Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
Is a joyful celebration of the people of Dumaguete, their innate hospitality, friendliness, and their propensity to live harmoniously with people of different race, religion, and cultural beliefs. Through the course of history and to the present time, the people of Dumaguete have always been known to welcome strangers from different shores and countries, and to live with them in complete peace and understanding.
HELOBONG FESTIVAL (T’BOLI)_
November 9 15 | Lake Sebu, South Cotabato
One of the prettiest places in the Philippines becomes even more attractive this month, as its native residents celebrate a week-long cultural fiesta.See the T''Boli culture in its colorful best through the natives'' traditional songs, dances and crafts.
At syempre Huwag natin kalimutan ang All Saints and Souls Day na sini celebrate natin tuwing November 01 and 02.
December 1- December 31 | Naga City
Bustling Naga City becomes doubly busy this month as it celebrates Christmas along with its charter anniversary day. Except the residents of this community to play, pray and party with an extended schedule of cultural shows, trade fairs and civic parades. Not to be missed: the “kiri-kiri” and “pastores” performances, both unique showcases of traditional Bicolano culture.
PASKO SA SUGBU_
December 1 31 | Cebu
Christmas in Cebu is celebrated with songs, gifts, twinkling lights—and a month-long program of yuletide events. Check out the nightly cultural shows for taste of the season, Cebuano-style. There’s also the various parol, christmas tree and “daygon” competitions, participated in by students from the city’s numerous schools. CHRISTMAS IN BAGUIO
December 1- December 31 | Baguio City
Mardi Gras, fireworks, lantern and decor contest
LITTLE AND GIANT CHRISTMAS TREES AT THE PLAZA
December 1- December 31 | San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
A display of brightly illuminated Christmas Trees around the public plaza where one can see varied interesting and unique designs and colors depicting the ingenuity of the people.
BELEN MAKING CONTEST
December 1- December 31 | Plaza, Bago City, Negros Occidental
An annual event conducted by the City Government of Bago through the Tourism Affairs Office. This contest aims to develop creativity and ingenuity of Bagonhon artists.
NEGROS ANNUAL CULTURAL TOUR
December 1- December 31 | Silay/Bacolod City
A tour of Bacolod, Silay, Bago & neighboring areas showcasing Negros history & culture, arts and attractions.
December 1 9 | Manaoag, Pangasinan
A province-wide cultural and religious celebration in honor of
RIMAT TI AMIANAN_
December 1 18 | San Fernando City, La Union
Treasures of the North on display. Glimmering artistry, creativity & ingenuity of Ilocanos & Pangasinense displayed in products and crafts. Glittering colors of culture & life spelled out in traditional songs and dances. Glowing charm of man-made markers complement the inviting beauty of nature flaunted in landscaping exhibits
December 1 7 | San Fernando, Pampanga
The sinukwan Festival heralds the unique culture and distinct beliefs of the Kapampangans through a colorful street dancing parade
December 1 7 | Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
Hugyawan means “merrymaking and is the main concept of the celebration and presentation of the street dancing contingents, whose members come from all parts of the province
December 25 ang inaabangan ng mga bata Ang PASKO (BOW)
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