Glorietta 4 Park Makati City, Metro Manila
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Jaro, Iloilo City
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.
Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
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
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.
Paoay, Ilocos Norte
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
Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental
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.
Chinese New Year Celebration featuring activities like Dragon / Lion Dance, Chinese Cultural Program and others.
Omni Aviation Complex, Clark Field, Pampanga
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.
February 9- February 15
A culinary festival that features Davao''s grilled tuna specialties such as "panga and buntot".
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
San Enrique, Negros Occidental
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.
February 9- February 17
A festive New Year Celebration of the Filipino Chinese Residents
Candoni, Negros Occidental
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.
Iriga City, Camarines Sur
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.
Libertad, Pasay City, Metro Manila
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.
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.
Paranaque City, Metro Manila
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.
Cagayan de Oro
February 13- February 19
A one day excursion to media design to update on the new adventure of Cagayan de oro.
Tanjay City, Negros Oriental
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
A series of rondalla and brass band concerts. A revival of open-air concerts held at the patio of Sta. Clara Church.
San Jose, Camarines Sur
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.
Mass Wedding with longest kissing scene to be held in Baguio City in celebration of Valentine''s Day
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.
A provincial celebration marking the creation of Apayao as a separate province with cultural activities and the trade fairs.
A provincial celebration marking the creation of Kalinga as a separate province with cultural activities and trade fairs featuring the Ulalim.
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
Jose Abad Santos, Davao del Sur
Founding Anniversary of the creation of the municipality; agri-trade fair and civic military parade.
Contact: Jason John JoyceMunicipal Admin.09088930178
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.
Bago City, Negros Occidental
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.
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
Urios College Gym, Butuan City
This beauty search is one of the highlights of the annual celebration of the founding of the Caraga Region.
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.
San Lorenzo, Guimaras
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.
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.
General Santos City
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
February 23- February 25
A grand celebration of the creation of CARAGA Region
WW II Sites
February 23- September 3
60th Anniversary of WW II "A Salute to Valor"
Highlighted by colorful ethnic street dancing with rituals depicting good harvest, wedding and healing rituals.
A civic-military parade kicks off the celebration. Agri-trade fair, sports competition, cultural presentation and selection of Bb. Zamboanga Sibugay are also held.
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.
La Trinidad, Bengued
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.
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.
A celebration to honor the historical event when Zamboanga was converted into chartered city. Activities include street dancing, cultural dance festival and a regatta.
February 26- February 28
A cultural and fiesta celebration.
Pasig City, Metro Manila
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.
"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.
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.
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
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
Barangay Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet
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
Province of Laguna
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
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
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
Padre Burgos, Quezon
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
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
San Pedro, Laguna
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
Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte
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
Manticao , Misamis Oriental
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)
Binuangan, Misamis Oriental
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
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
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
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: www.iloilocity.com
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
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
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
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
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
Tabuk City, Kalinga
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
Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet
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
Kiamba, Sarangani Province
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
Calamba, Misamis Occidental
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
Bayawan City, Negros Oriental
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
Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental
(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
Burgos, La Union
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
Bangued municipality’s way of celebrating their town’s Fiesta.
Contact: Office of the Municipal Mayor, Bangued, AbraDOT-CAR
Tagum, Davao del Norte
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
Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay
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
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
Maigo , Lanao del Norte
(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
Puerto Gallera, Oriental Mindoro
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
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
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.
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
Binakayan, Kawit Cavite
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.
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.
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.
Region wide (CARAGA Region)
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
City Hall Complex, Mandaluyong City
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