February Festivities

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    National Arts Month

  • CARACOL FESTIVAL

    Glorietta 4 Park Makati City, Metro Manila

    February 27

    Official festival of the City of Makati wherein participating groups are dressed in flowers, trees, birds, butterflies, fruits and other endangered species of animals in expression for the need to preserve and conserve mother nature.  
    Contact: Ms. Ling CervantesTelefax:  +632 896-2464                 +632 896-0277Website: www.makati.com.ph

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  • SALAKAYAN FESTIVAL

    Miag-ao, Iloilo

    February 1- February 6

    The festival is a week-long cultural presentation of Miag-ao shown through various activities like food fair, agro-industrial, and trade fair, photo exhibit literary and musical program, beauty pageant, street and ballroom dancing, sports events and many others.

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  • BICOL ARTS FESTIVAL

    Legazpi City

    February 1- February 28

    A month-long festival showcasing the region’s arts and culture, crafts and agro-industrial products coming from the six (6) provinces and three (3) cities of Bicol. It coincides with the celebration of the National Arts Month.   Various activities are lined up which include Festival parade, Essay Writing and Poster Making Contest, Laro ng Lahi, Fashion Show, etc.  
    Contact: Dr. Ramona B. RañesesFounding ChairmanAlbay Council for Culure & the Arts, Peñaranda Park, Legazpi CityTel. # (052) 481-0466CP: 09172480943

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  • NATIONAL ARTS MONTH

    Nationwide

    February 1- February 28

    Series of festivities and activities mounted throughout the country celebrating Filipino artistry and promoting the arts and the artists.   2011 activities for Leyte will depend on the theme identified by the NCCA      Secretariat: Leyte Tourism and Investment Promotion Center
    Tel. No. (053)321-6484  

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  • LAVANDERO FESTIVAL

    Mandaluyong

    February 1- February 6

    As part of the week-long Mandaluyong Day celebration, the unique festival focused on the city’s ancient tradition of washing clothes in the once clean and clear waters of the Pasig River. Amusingly, focal point of the festival is the men participants washing clothes instead of women.

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  • FESTIVALS OF HEART

    Tanjay City, Negros Oriental

    February 1- February 28

    In celebration of Valentines, the city tourism council of Tanjay is coming up with a festival of romance showcasing a nightly Harana, Baile ng Bayan, Mass Wedding/Renewal of vows and coronation of SK’s Search for Miss Valentines.

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  • SUROY SA SURIGAO

    Jaro, Iloilo City

    February 2

    The biggest and most opulent religious pageantry in Western Visayas with the blessing of candles and a procession of the Nuestra Señora de Candelaria and the Fiesta Queen and her court.

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  • PAMULINAWEN

    Laoag City, Ilocos Norte

    February 2-10

    The word means "Ilocano Maiden"; a festival showing Ilocano Customs and Virtues. Activities include street pageantry, Calesa Festival, Komedya Ilocano, Balikbayan Nights, Search for Miss Laoag.  
    Contact: Laoag City TourismCouncil(077)773-1676

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  • INTERNATIONAL BAMBOO ORGAN FESTIVAL

    Las Piñas

    February 3- February 11

    A ten-day series of cultural events, with a focus on the unique bamboo-made organ made by Fray Diego de la Cera found only in Las Piñas.

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  • GULING-GULING FESTIVAL (STREET DANCING)

    Paoay, Ilocos Norte

    March 8

    Exciting and calendrical rites in Paoay where townsfolk and their guests participate in singing and dancing in the street, dressed in their native costume, the antique and attractive “Abel paoay Kimona” with matching tapis or pandiling, adorned with century old jewelries  
    Contact: Paoay Mayors OfficeTel (77)722-0467

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  • KALI-KALIHAN HARVEST FESTIVAL

    Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental

    February 6

    A harvest festival with a street dance showing their cultural heritage the art of "kali" otherwise known as "arnis" or "escrima", the traditional martial arts of the Filipino people since the 7th century.

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  • FIESTA TSINOY

    Legaspi City

    February 6

    Chinese New Year Celebration featuring activities like Dragon / Lion Dance, Chinese Cultural Program and others.

  • PHILIPPINE INTL. HOT-AIR BALLOON FIESTA

    Omni Aviation Complex, Clark Field, Pampanga

    February 9-12

    Some 25 international balloon pilots are participating in the 17th Philippine International Hot-Air Balloon Festival on February 9 – 12, 2011 at Clark Freeport Zone (Air Force Hangar) and they’re going to wow some 100,000 local and foreign spectators from various parts of the region.   For further details, please visit the event website at www.philballoonfest.net for the schedule of activities and other information.  

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  • FISTAHAN

    Davao City

    February 9- February 15

    A culinary festival that features Davao''s grilled tuna specialties such as "panga and buntot".

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  • CHINESE NEW YEAR

    Manila City

    February 3

    The Chinese community celebrates the Chinese New Year with pomp & color through a dragon dance. This parade is performed at the prominent malls and department stores, and the giving of moon cakes.  
    Contact: Mr. Joseph Ramos
    Tel. No. +632 528-1134

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  • BULANG-BULANG FESTIVAL

    San Enrique, Negros Occidental

    February 9

    A cultural identity moving high spirited, resilient, an interlude with the life of a cock or rooster, in unity with the nature, an icon of the sportive game of chance and arguably not as a gambling promotion, but basically Filipino Tinobaganon.

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  • DAVAO CHINESE NEW YEAR

    Davao City

    February 9- February 17

    A festive New Year Celebration of the Filipino Chinese Residents

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  • PABALHAS SA TABLAS

    Candoni, Negros Occidental

    February 11

    The concept of “Pabalhas sa Tablas” originated from the actual history of Candoni, where a group of settlers (composed of Isabeleños, Hinigaranon, Ilonggo, etc.) decided to look for a land in which they can call their own.

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  • SPRING FESTIVAL (CHINESE LUNAR NEW YEAR)

    Iriga City, Camarines Sur

    February 11

    A tradition of the first harvest offering coinciding on the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes. Derived from the early rituals of the ancient Bicolanos offering their harvest to their own gods as a form of thanksgiving and to seek favor for a more bountiful harvest throughout the year. A long parade of colorfully and grandiosely decorated bull and carabao carts, carrying newly harvested crops, ending with a mass before the Emerald Grotto at Calvary Hills. Here all the offerings are blessed, then distributed to indigent families.

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  • TIBURIN HORSE RACE

    Libertad, Pasay City, Metro Manila

    February 12

    One of the highlights of the Sta. Clara Feast Day, about 100 horses have been trained to participate in this exciting and thrilling horse race.

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  • PAMAYPAY NG CALOOCAN FESTIVAL

    Caloocan City

    February 12

    One of the highlights of the city''s Foundation Day, showcasing the use of teh "Pamaypay"/fan as traditional tool to the surging heat as exhibited in techno-modern folk street dancing competition.

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  • “SAMBALILO” HAT FESTIVAL

    Paranaque City, Metro Manila

    February 13

     

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  • FEAST DAY OF STA. CLARA

    Pasay City

    February 13

    Different activities are lined up in celebration of Sta. Clara’s Feast Day. Some of the highlights include the Serenata and The Tiburin Race. Serenata is a series of rondalla and brass band concerts and a revival of open-air musical performances held at the Sta. Clara patio, while the Tiburin Race is an exciting and thrilling horse-racing at Cementina and Libertad streets. About 100 horses have been trained solely for this event.

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  • LOCAL MEDIA FAMILIARIZATION TOUR

    Cagayan de Oro

    February 13- February 19

    A one day excursion to media design to update on the new adventure of Cagayan de oro.

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  • FESTIVAL OF HEARTS

    Tanjay City, Negros Oriental

    February 14

    In celebration of Valentines, the city tourism council of Tanjay is coming up with a festival of romance showcasing a nightly Harana, Baile ng Bayan, Mass Weddings/Renewal of Vows and coronation of Search for Miss Valentines

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  • SERENATA

    Pasay City

    February 14

    A series of rondalla and brass band concerts. A revival of open-air concerts held at the patio of Sta. Clara Church.

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  • ANNUAL “HARANA: KARANTAHAN NIN PAGRANGA” (A MUSIC FESTIVAL)

    San Jose, Camarines Sur

    February 14

    The festival feature local talents and young artists in its effortsa to promote cultural awareness, tourism development and youth empowerment in the District of partido. Highlighted by the Bicol Love Song Choral Competition. Other activities are lined up to drumbeat the affair.

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  • BLOOMING HEARTS DAY

    Baguio City

    February 14

    Mass Wedding with longest kissing scene to be held in Baguio City in celebration of Valentine''s Day

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  • AURORA DAY AND SUMAN FESTIVAL

    Baler, Aurora

    February 14- February 19

    Celebration of the foundation of the province of Aurora which celebrated on the very day of birth of the Late Lady Aurora Quezon that coincide with the grandest festival, the Suman Festival.

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  • APAYAO PROVINCE FOUNDATION

    Apayao

    February 14

    A provincial celebration marking the creation of Apayao as a separate province with cultural activities and the trade fairs.

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  • KALINGA PROVINCE FOUNDATION

    Kalinga

    February 14

    A provincial celebration marking the creation of Kalinga as a separate province with cultural activities and trade fairs featuring the Ulalim.

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  • PHILIPPINE MILITARY ACADEMY ALUMNI HOMECOMING

    PMA, Baguio City

    February 18- February 19

    Annual gathering of military officers and their families in Baguio who graduated from PMA, the premier military school which trains the elite corps of the Armed Forces of the Philippines

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  • KAP’YAAN FESTIVAL

    Jose Abad Santos, Davao del Sur

    February 19

    Founding Anniversary of the creation of the municipality; agri-trade fair and civic military parade.  
    Contact: Jason John JoyceMunicipal Admin.09088930178

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  • BICOL REGIONAL TOURISM COUNCILS ASSEMBLY

    Naga City

    February 18- February 19

    A gathering of all tourism stakeholders to agree on a cooperative program and synchronized efforts that would trigger the response towards a unified and sustainable regional tourism development.

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  • BABAYLAN FESTIVAL (RITUALS)

    Bago City, Negros Occidental

    February 19

    A festival newly conceptualized by the City of Bago and celebrated during the Charter Anniversary every 19th of February. Babaylan Festival is based on the rituals performed by the Babaylans, like rituals on marriage, baptism, healing, harvest and others. Babaylans get their healing powers from the unseen spirits.

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  • ILOILO PARAW REGATTA

    Iloilo City

    February 19- February 20

    Paraw Regatta is a well-attended and well-anticipated race of native double outriggers. Colourful paraws line-up the waters of the strait between the island province of Guimaras and Iloilo City. The paraw is a dugout, having an average length of 16 feet or 5.5 meters to 25 feet or 8 meters. They are fitted with outriggers that are mainly used as balancers against the tilting effect to the craft. The highlight of the event is the paraw race, a memorable and exciting spectacle, participated by men as they put their skills, stamina and strategy against one another for honours while spectators cheer the action from the shore.  
    Contact: Ms. Hazel Grasileño Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation c/o City Tourism & Dev’t. OfficeTel. # +6333  336-3439

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  • MUTYA NG CARAGA

    Urios College Gym, Butuan City

    February 20

    This beauty search is one of the highlights of the annual celebration of the founding of the Caraga Region.

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  • BALSAHAN FESTIVAL

    Sibunag, Guimaras

    February 20

    Balsahan is Sibunag’s way of immortalizing the mystical Sibunag river which snakes its way through most of the town’s barangays. A major geographical feature of the town, the river holds many interesting myths and legends that are sure to tickle one’s imagination, and whet one’s appetite to unravel its secrets. Use the balsa in your trek for some satisfying discoveries – you will be pleasantly rewarded.

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  • ASINAN FESTIVAL

    San Lorenzo, Guimaras

    February 20

    Marvel at how the ordinary salt has gravitated the people of San Lorenzo into an annual gathering with all the delicious trimmings of specialty products. Not everything in the Asinan festival is salty though, as there are the spicy seafoods, the juicy citrus, the crispy nuts. With the proper blend of the unique hospitality and the natural smiles of the people and one will hunger for more of the Asinan spectacle.

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  • CEBU X INTERNATIONAL FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS EXHIBITION

    Cebu City, Cebu

    February 21- February 27

    With Cebu X promoting Cebu as the Design Destination in Asia, an exhibition is scheduled by the end of February showcasing Asia’s best furniture designs expertly executed by master craftsmen.

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  • KALILANGAN FESTIVAL

    General Santos City

    February 22-27

    Celebrates the "friendly co-existence with all the people of General Santos City". Activities include agro-industrial trade fair, cultural presentation, culinary arts contest, Pagana, Kulintangan, ethnic musical instrument competition and Kidig-Kidig sa Dalan.  
    Contact: Mr. Edgar CadienteDepartment HeadCEMCDO - Tourism Office
    Tel. No. +6383 553-8338               +6383 553-8448Website: www.magandagensan.com

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  • CARAGA ANNIVERSARY

    CARAGA

    February 23- February 25

    A grand celebration of the creation of CARAGA Region

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  • ANNIVERSARY WORLD WAR II

    WW II Sites

    February 23- September 3

    60th Anniversary of WW II "A Salute to Valor"

  • SIBUG-SIBUG FESTIVAL

    Zamboanga Sibugay

    February 23

    Highlighted by colorful ethnic street dancing with rituals depicting good harvest, wedding and healing rituals.

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  • ARAW NG ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY

    Zamboanga Sibugay

    February 24

    A civic-military parade kicks off the celebration. Agri-trade fair, sports competition, cultural presentation and selection of Bb. Zamboanga Sibugay are also held.

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  • CEBU CITY CHARTER DAY

    Cebu City

    February 24

    In celebration of Cebu City''s Charter Day, related activities like civic parade, cultural presentations attended by Cebu Officials and guests at the Cebu city hall.

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  • ADIVAY

    La Trinidad, Bengued

    February 25

    The maiden launching of an annual Agri Tourism Trade Fair featuring the various products of the BLIST area which will complement the activity highlights of Panagbenga . Adivay which means "fun" will be held in La Trinidad Benguet.

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  • PANAGBENGA - BAGUIO FLOWER FESTIVAL

    Baguio City

    February 1 - March 6

    Also known as the Baguio Flower Festival, it will be the 10th holding of this annual event which will showcase the City of Baguio as a City of Flowers. The Floral Street Parade will be held on February 26 and the Floral Float Parade on February 27.  
    Contact: Baguio Flower Festival Foundation, Inc.
    Tel. No. +6374 446-2009Baguio City Tourism OfficeTel. No. +6374  446-5793DOT-CAR Tel. No. +6374  442-7014Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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  • DIA DELA CIUDAD DE ZAMBOANGA

    Zamboanga City

    February 26

    A celebration to honor the historical event when Zamboanga was converted into chartered city. Activities include street dancing, cultural dance festival and a regatta.

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  • HIL-O - HIL-O FESTIVAL

    Maayon, Capiz

    February 26- February 28

    A cultural and fiesta celebration.

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  • ITIK-ITIK FESTIVAL

    Pasig City, Metro Manila

    February 27

    The Itik-Itik Festival is held every last Sunday of February in Brgy. Kalawaan. Men, women and children take part in the activities and merrymaking. The significant event is not only limited to colorful activities, sumptuous food, revelry and fun, but also draws people closer to God and to one another. It is a rich showcase of Filipino culture and tradition usually celebrated on the Feasts of the barangay’s beloved patroness, St. Martha.

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  • MANIAMBUS FESTIVAL

    Negros Occidental

    February 27

    "Maniambus" is a Visayan term meaning to strike with a club because its coastal waters were them beaming with fish that catching could be done simply by clubbing.

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  • SAMBAYAN FESTIVAL

    Tobias Fornier, Antique

    February 28- March 31

    A celebration of rites called samba/paned. This describe two kinds of rituals, one held on the hills (or mountains) and other held along the seacoast perform to ask for rain, to thank the ancestral spirit for good harvest.

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  • KAAMULAN FESTIVAL

    Malaybalay City, Bukidnon

    February 16 - March 10

    Gathering of the 7 tribal groups of Bukidnon to perform traditional dances and chants, thanksgiving ceremony and time honored rituals, and to foster unity among themselves. 
    Contact: Ms. May flor B. Intong088-8133114

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  • PAHIMIS FESTIVAL

    Amadeo, Cavite

    February 2nd Week

    The coffee festival was conceived to showcase  the main industry of the town of Amadeo.
    Contact :  Office of the MayorAmadeo, CaviteTelephone No. (046) 483-3010 / 483-3616

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  • COLOS FESTIVAL

    Barangay Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet

    Feb. 12-14

    Known as the “Seat of Cultural Heritage and Natural Wonders”, Barangay Tinongdan in Itogon, Benguet has been a prime tourist destination to foreign and local visitors wanting to observe how some of our mountain tribes preserve and practice their unique culture and traditions.  On February 12 – 14, 2010, the local government of Barangay Tinongdan will celebrate their 62nd Foundation Day and 2nd Colos Festival with the theme “Enhancing Eco-cultural Tourism Awareness and Appreciation highlighting the culture of the three main tribes – Ibaloi, Kalaguya and Iwak.  Features of the festival will be cultural shows, dance, music and literary contests and cooking of indigenous food.  Aside from the traditional ritual of butchering pig, and their traditional dance, Mass Wedding and Baptism will be the highlights of the affair.     For more details please feel free to get in touch with the following:   DOT-CAR:  (074)442-8848 and (074)442-7014 &Norberto L. Pacio, Chairman, Barangay Tinongdan, 09102508492

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  • NATIONAL ARTS MONTH

    Province of Laguna

    February 1-28

    The Laguna celebration of the National Arts Month is being held in four districts of the province.  It showcases the artistic character of the Lagueños through the depiction of their way of life and source of livelihood manifested by ethnic street dancing.  The event aims to instill the sense of identity and self-distinctiveness of its people.
    Contact :  History, Arts and Culture OfficeProvincial Government of LagunaTelephone No. (049) 808-5101

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  • PHILIPPINE HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS (PHSA) ARTS FESTIVAL

    Tanghalang Ma. Makiling, National Arts Center, Mt. Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna

    February 6 - March 26

    The event features music and dance performances, exhibits and stage plays choreographed, prepared and directed by the graduating students of PHSA.  
    Contact :  Ms. Beth Carlos / Ms. Helen JimenaPHSATelephone No. (049) 536-2862 / 0905-2925574 / 0907-8284343

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  • HAMAKA FESTIVAL

    Taytay, Rizal

    February 9 - 15

    A weeklong celebration of thanksgiving. The festivities showcase the talents of Taytayenos in terms of woodworks (HAmba), sewing machine (MAkina), garments/couturier’s design (KAsuotan).  Activities during the festival includes trade exhibit, street dancing, fashion in the street, sportsfest and Ms. HAMAKA.  The festival aims to promote tourism in Taytay and revitalize the woodworks and garments of the municipality.
    Contact :  Office of the MayorTaytay, RizalTelephone No. (02) 284-4770 / 284-4765

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  • LAGUIMANOK FESTIVAL

    Padre Burgos, Quezon

    February 14-17

    A celebration of the foundation  of the town. A parade of floats, street dancing, beauty pageant, kayak race and the longest chicken roasting competition culminates the festival.
    Contact :  Office of the MayorPadre Burgos, QuezonTelephone No. (042) 911-2109

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  • SORTEO GRAND FESTIVAL

    Carmona ,Cavite

    February 16-22 (every three years)

    An age-old tradition celebrating the town as an agricultural haven celebrated every 3 years. It is highlighted by an agro-industrial fair.  
    Contact :  Office of the MayorCarmona, CaviteTelephone No. (046) 430-0817

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  • SAMPAGUITA FESTIVAL

    San Pedro, Laguna

    February 21-22

    Grand parade of colorful floats participated by both government and private sector. The highlight of the festival is the Coronation Night of the “Hiyas ng San Pedro”. The festival aims to promote tourism in San Pedro and revitalize the  sampaguita  industry in San Pedro, Laguna.
    Contact :  Office of the MayorSan Pedro, LagunaTelephone No. (02) 847-4881 / 868-2688

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  • Dagkot Festival

    Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte

    February 2

    It is the sole important event during the fiesta celebration of the municipality of Cabadbaran. The weeklong festivity features socio-civic activities, sports events, trade fairs and capped by a grand street dancing parade and competition to celebrate the historic past and the bright future that awaits Cabadbaran.  
    Contact: Ms. Maria Jean M. CheeDesignate – Tourism Officer
    Tel. No. (085) 818-1120

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  • Bebingka Festival/Foundation Day

    Manticao , Misamis Oriental

    February 7

    Parade of Bebingka ( rice  cake ) in the main streets of the municipality, highlighted with bebingka eating contest.  Trade Fair/ Parade/ cultural show  
    Contact: Mr. Roland Butaslac08822-72727508822-720100 (Mayor’s Office)

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  • Patunob Festival/Town Fiesta

    Binuangan, Misamis Oriental

    February 10-11

    A religious activity/ devotees flocked to the shrine of Birhen sa Lourdes to light candle s /to renew their vows / petitionsParade/ cultural show / trade fair  
    Contact: Ms. Delaila C. Kho Tel.No. (088)22-727275Mr. Roland  Butaslac720851-Mayor’s

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  • IBON-EBON FESTIVAL

    Candaba, Pampanga

    February (first week)

    One of the more colourful events in Pampanga, the Ibon Ebon Festival (literally means 'bird - egg') features the municipality of Candaba as the home of thousands of migratory birds from different parts of the globe, and at the same time showcases its growing duck-egg industry. Among the activities featured during the two-day event include: street-dance performance by Tribung Dumara and other schools' contingents, exhibits and trade fair at the Ms. Earth Park, bird-inspired kite flying exhibition, itik race and boat race along Pampanga river.  
    Contact: Mr. Leonardo ManaloCandaba Tourism Office
    Tel. No. +6345 632-1299            +6345 632-1399

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  • Kawayan Festival/National Arts Month

    PROTECH Koronadal City

    February (1 month)

    A back-to-back celebration of the national arts month and the showcase of the various Kawayan products produced by local craftsmen of South Cotabato.  
    Contact: Cesar Sulit, Jr.Sr. Tourism Officer/HeadACTS OfficeKoronadal, South Cotabato  083-2283447

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  • Pista Sintura

    Cotabato City

    February

    A celebration featuring the rich Maguindanaon artistry and culture.  Lectures and workshops on visual arts, performing theater and culinary made up most of the activities.  
    Contact: Marlo J. BascoCotabato City064-4213958

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  • FEAST OF OUR LADY OF CANDLES / CANDELARIA FIESTA

    Jaro, Iloilo

    February 2

    The religious celebration of Candelaria or Our Lady of the Candles includes its adornment in the most elaborate gown with the infant Jesus on her right arm and carrying a green candle on both hands. Other events include the traditional blessing of the candles, high mass, and the grand procession. Not to miss out is the Jaro Carnival and Agro-industrial Fair that features rides, games, exhibits, Garden Shows and lots of food, and of course, the Grand Cock Derby where professional cock-fighters, breeders, and aficionados from all over the country gather to try their luck at winning.  
    Contact: Mr. Benito Jimena
    Tel. No: +6333 336- 3439Email Address: benitojimena@yahoo.comWebsite: www.iloilocity.com

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  • Utanon Festival

    Dalaguete, Cebu

    February 6

    A thanksgiving celebration in honor of San Guillermo. The Utanon Festical as the highlight is a festivity of good harvest through dance and music as Dalaguete town is considered as the vegetable basket and music capital of Cebu Province.  
    Contact: Off ice of the MayorDalaguete6332-484-8635 / 484-8399 

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  • Pagoda sa Daan & Pandangguhan Festival

    Pateros

    February 12

    Celebration of the Pateros town fiesta. Highlight of the festivities is the traditional procession of the image of St. Martha around the town wherein participants are dancing the Pandangguhan.  
    Contact: Telefax: 542-4346

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  • 35th Bamboo Organ Festival

    Las Piñas

    February (3rd week)

    An international organ festival participated in by foreign artists being held every year at St. Joseph Parish of Las Piñas City where the famous Bamboo Organ is housed. To date, the bamboo organ is praised for its unique, rare and melodious sound. Concerts are also held in celebration of the festival.  
    Contact: Telefax: 874-1440

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  • Bod-bod Kabog Festival

    Catmon, Cebu

    February 10

    The town of Catmon is famous for its tasty ‘bodbod’ and thus the focus of this festival. The street dancing competition participated by the different barangays has for its dance movements, the movement of making the bodbod with the costumes in bodbod concept.
    Contact:Office of the MayorCatmon6332-430-9196Contact person: Mr. Joel Mulit

     

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  • TINAGBA FESTIVAL

    Iriga City

    February 11

    A tradition of the first harvest offering coinciding with the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.  Derived from the early rituals of the ancient Bicolanos offering their harvest to their own gods as a form of thanksgiving and to seek favor for a more bountiful harvest throughout the year.  This year, the celebration will be highlighted by the festivals’ showdown which features the best cultural events from the different provinces of Bicol.  
    Contact: Engr. Nona A. SantiagoCity Tourism OfficerIriga City
    Tel. No. (054) 299-1953Fax: 299-1933

  • Ullalim Festival (Kalinga Foundation Day)

    Tabuk City, Kalinga

    February 11-14

    Kalinga province way of celebrating their anniversary as a separate province featuring Kalinga`s songs, music, chants and arts, cultural shows, agri-tourism exhibits and trade fairs & crafts.
    Contact: Office of the Provincial Governor, Kalinga DOT- CAR  

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  • Colos Festival and Foundation Day Celebration

    Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet

    February 12-14

    A cultural festival featuring the School of Living Traditions, cultural shows, indigenous sport and, trade fairs. Winner of Best Ecotourism Practices by the Association of Tourism Officers in the Philippines (ATOP).   
    Contact:Councilor Norberto I. PacioDOT-CAR

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  • Timpuyog Festival

    Kiamba, Sarangani Province

    February 14

     An Ilocano Word which jeans “gathering and working together towards one accord for the common good, timpuyog festival is a weeklong celebration that showcases the different cultural presentations.  
    Contact: Shiela del CruzProvincial Tourism OfficerOffice of the GovernorSarangani Province083-5082195

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  • MENAJAK FESTIVAL

    Calamba, Misamis Occidental

    February 14

    Menajak is a Subanen word which means Love. A street dancing and ritual dance competition depicting the rich Subanen culture - one of the major tribal groups in the region, dwellers of Calamba, Misamis Occidental.   
    Contact: Mr. Karl AoananMobile Phone +63919 300-2635DOT Region 10
    Tel. No.  +6362 991-0218Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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  • Tawo-Tawo Festival

    Bayawan City, Negros Oriental

    February 17

    Street dancing and showdown competitions the day before the fiesta. They celebrate the scarecrows (tawo-tawo) through paper mache higantes as guardians of the town’s crops.
    Contact: Office of the City TourismBayawan City513-0883

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  • Sinacbang Festival

    Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental

    February 19

    (Emerging) Decicated in honor of the patron saints of the town and of its different barangays, as a gesture of thanksgiving for the bountiful blessings they have received from the Almighty   
    Contact: Ms. Lalaine TanMr. Karl Aoanan088-531-1632/ 09193002635

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  • BUYBUY FEST/BURGOS TOWN FIESTA

    Burgos, La Union

    February 21-23

    A celebration of the town’s major produce “buybuy” or tiger grass. This raw material is made into softbrooms and other decorative items. Featured is a civic parade, trade fair & handicraft exhibition. Cultural performances can also be seen during this time.  
    Contact: Mayor’s Office(077)766-1020

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  • Dapil Festival (Bangued Town Fiesta)

    Bangued, Abra

    February 20-25

    Bangued municipality’s way of celebrating their town’s Fiesta.  
    Contact: Office of the Municipal Mayor, Bangued, AbraDOT-CAR

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  • MUSIKAHAN FESTIVAL

    Tagum, Davao del Norte

    February 21-27

    A celebration of Filipino excellence in music composition, performance, and production. The festival provides the youth with opportunities to excel in the music industry.   
    Contact: Ms. Eden DavidDOT Region 11
    Tel. Nos. +6382 221-0070                 +6382 221-6955Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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  • Sibug-sibug Festival

    Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay

    February 22-26

    The festival commemorates the founding of the  province.  It is a ritual where dancers and performers dressed in native Subanen costumes dance to the tempo of sounds produced from the kulintangs, gongs and tambols while offering fruits, vegetables, rice and other produced of the land to the gods placed in a container together with incense .   
    Contact: Provincial Government of SibugayProvincial Tourism Office of Sibugay(062)333-5557

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  • Caragan Festival

    Mabalacat, Pampanga

    February 25-26

    Held every  3rd week of February as part of the month-long celebration of the town fiesta of Mabalacat, Pampanga. Named after the first chieftain of Mabalacat town who is a native Aeta  married to a Mabalaquena named Laureana Tolentino. Highlight of the event is the celebration of the traditional Aeta culture.  
    Contact:Arwin Paul LingatProvl Tourism OfficerTel (045)961-0538            963-0107

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  • Nangkaan Festival

    Maigo , Lanao del Norte

    Feb. 27

    (Emerging ) Celebration of  Langka’s abundance in the municipality of Maigo through street dancing competition and aqua/ agro fair highlighted with evening search for Ms. Maigo and fashion show using langka as the main attraction.  
    Contact: Ms. Lucia Mejorada09194435568

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  • Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival

    Puerto Gallera, Oriental Mindoro

    February 18-19

    The Mangyan Cultural Festival Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro The Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival is the first of an annual celebration of music, arts and nature.  Coinciding with the full moon, the festival will be held outdoors at the foot of Mount Malasimbo, overlooking the Puerto Galera Bay, selected as one of “The Most Beautiful Bays in the World”. The festival aims to blend traditional arts and performing styles with contemporary expressions in the arts and showcase the culture of the Mangyan tribal communities while working towards the protection and sustainability of the environment in the environs of Puerto Galera. Mr. Miro Grgic(0918) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mr. Hubert d’Aboville(0917) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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  • Philippine International Arts Festival Province of Laguna

    Laguna Province

    February 9, 10, 11, 14, 25, 26

    The Laguna celebration of the National Arts Month is being held in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th districts of the province.  It showcases the artistic character of the Lagueños through the depiction of their way of life and source of livelihood manifested by ethnic street dancing.  The event aims to instill the sense of identity and self distinctiveness of its people.  
    Contact: History, Arts and Culture OfficeProvincial Government of Laguna(049) 501-5101

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  • The Philippine International Arts Festival (PIAF)

    Nationwide

    February (whole month)

    The Philippine International Arts Festival (PIAF) is set to wow the country yet again as it unveils “Ani ng Sining” on February 2011 in celebration of the National Arts Month. Now on its 20th year, the country’s biggest arts festival will gather thousands of artists all over the country to further promote the Filipino culture in the seven arts.   For more information and schedule of activities pls visit www.ncca.gov.ph  

  • Aquero Festival

    Aglipay, Quirino

    February 11-13

    Popular feast-day celebrations in France honoring Our Lady of Lourdes migrate to the little-known town of Aglipay in Quirino province, this year Aquero Festival kicks off its fifth year.

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  • AURORA FOUNDATION DAY

    Aurora Province

    February 14-19

    The most awaited event during the celebration of the annual Aurora.  Foundation Day is the so-called 'Karansa': a Street Dancing Competition where the concept of cooperation and unity called 'Paatag' prevails as the overall theme of the day's hilarious activities. The weeklong activity includes  singing and dancing competition, parade of the eight towns of the province with matching thematic floats and beauty queens, Search for Bb. Aurora and a streetside tourism and investment exhibits. The festival culminates in a beach party and fireworks display. A wreath-laying ceremony takes place at  the foot of the monument of Dona Aurora Quezon before the end of the festival. 
    Contact:Aurora Provl Tourism OffceCel 0921-3207015

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  • DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF BALDOMERO AGUINALDO

    Binakayan, Kawit Cavite

    February 26

    Traditional mass and flower offering by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines and the Municipality of kawit. History tour for elementary school children in other historical sites in Cavite-sponsored by the Cavite Historical Society.     
    Contact:Office of the Tourism OfficerTel: 046-4815706 / 4349442 / 09272461783 Telefax: 046-4847643Email add: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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  • CEBU CITY CHARTER DAY

    Cebu City

    February 24

    In celebration of the City’s Charter Day, related activities like civic parade, cultural presentations attended by Cebu officials and guests at the Cebu City hall.  
    Contact:CCTC6332-254-9115/ 253-7817

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  • PANAGTITIMPUYOG

    Nagtipunan, Quirino

    February 23-25

    Founding anniversary  celebration through the affirmation of their commitment for unity and solidarity in the town of Nagtipunan highlighted by parades, beauty pageant and sports competitions.

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  • WOW ARAW NG CARAGA

    Region wide (CARAGA Region)

    February 22-26

    A celebration of the creation of Caraga as an administrative Region. Among the activities are the Kalagan Festival Street dancing competition, Garden Show, Trade Fair, Tourism and Regional Line Agencies exhibit, Food and Services Skills contest and exhibitions, CRTCFI General Assembly and the Songwriting and Singing Contest.


    Contact:Dir. Letty dC TanRegional DirectorDept. of Tourism Regional Office
    Tel. No. (085) 341-8413 / 815-6040

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  • MANDALUYONG LIBERATION DAY & CITYHOOD ANNIVERSARY

    City Hall Complex, Mandaluyong City

    February 9

    The longest and grandest civic & military parade in this part of the metropolis with some twenty (20) brass bands in their finest uniforms enlivening thousands of parade participants. Majestic floats and costumed revelers make the entire event one to behold. Spectacular band concert and fireworks display cap the day.  
    Contact:Mr. Norberto ArchangelCultural Affairs & Tourism OfficeTelefax: +632 533-9107

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