FESTIVALS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE

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FESTIVALS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE

Independence Day

Date: June 12 Location: Kawit, Cavite

Independence Day Celebration, marked by a flag raising ceremony on the balcony of the Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine, where the first Philippine flag was unfurled.

Mudpack Festival

Date: June 15-16    Location: Murcia, Negros Occidental

The festival is a symbolic celebration of man’s return to a primitive time when he was closer to nature. It seeks to instill in people the awareness and care of the environment and the use of natural materials in arts and craft. The highlight of this emerging festival which falls on the 22nd of June is a merrymaking with dancers’ faces covered with mudpack and bodies painted with Mambukal clay.Mayor Andrew L. Montelibano, Municipality of Murcia, Tel. No. (034) 3452105/ 3452243

 

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 Hugyaw Festival

Date: June 5-12    Location: Silay City

The weeklong celebration starts with the celebration of “El Cinco de Noviembre”, a one-day bloodless revolution in Silay which caused the surrender of the Spanish civil guards. The series of activities include a food festival, Know Silay Quiz, Ilonggo poetry presentation, agro-industrial fair and days for the multisectoral groups. Special focus in on Kansilay street dance – drama competition participated in by the 16 barangays. It features the “Legend of Kansilay”. Kansilay is a forest tree with purple-pink flowers where the city got its name.Mayor Jose L. Montelibano, Tel. no. (034) 495-5145, Fax 495-0587, Charter DayJune 11Sagay City, Negros Occidental Mayor Leo Rafael M. Cueva, City Hall, Tel. no. (034) 4880101, 4880187

Biray sa Suba

Date: June Last Week Location: Bago City, Negros Occidental Ms. Rosseni Mina, Office of the City Mayor, Bago City, Tel. No. (034) 4610540,Fax no. (034) 4610199

 Biray sa Baybay

Date: June Last Week   Location: Hinigaran, Negros Occidental Mayor Hermilo L. Aguilar, Tel. (034) 391-7715/391-7495

 Biray sa Bantayan

Date: June 24   Location: Bago City, Negros Occidental Ms. Rosseni Mina, Office of the City Mayor, Bago City, Tel. No. (034) 4610540,Fax no. (034) 4610199

 Lilas Pandan Festival

Date: June 25-29   Location: Calatrava, Negros Occ.A celebration of the town fiesta in honor of Sts. Peter and Paul and the municipality’s festival highlighted with dancing competition.Mayor Araceli T. Somoza, Municipality of Calatrava, Tel. no. (034) 7277256/ 7277288,Fax no. (034) 7277296

 Parada ng Lechon

Date: June 24 Location: Balayan, Batangas

The parading on the Feast of St. John the Baptist of “dressed” and decorated “lechons” (roasted pigs) around town. Revelers partake of the lechons after the parade.

Pintados Festival

Date: June 29 Location: Tacloban City

Street pageantry and contest focusing on the Leyteños’ old custom of tattooing that signifies courage and status in the community.

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4 Comments:

  1. can anyone share about PINTADOS FESTIVAL?

  2. Looking forward for the Biray!

  3. Muddy..fun filled experience this June @ Mudpack Festival@.

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