The Province of Guimaras, the home of the sweetest mango will again be celebrating the Manggahan Festival 2014 on April 21-27, 2014. The festival is a way for the Guimarasnon to celebrate the bounty harvest of their sweetest mangoes.
The Municipality of Guimbal will be celebrating the 11th Bantayan Festival on April 2-6, 2013. The highlight of the festival is the Tribe’s Competition. Check out the Schedule of Activities.
Pintados de Pasi Festival is one the festival in the Province of Iloilo, and it commemorates the Cityhood of Passi. Pintados de Pasi Festival showcased the rich culture of the Panayanons, their way of life, and bring awareness to the people that Pintado culture existed during pre-Spanish era.
Roxas City and the Province of Capiz will be celebrating the Halaran Festival 2012 on December 6-8, 2012.
This cultural and religious celebration is also known as Sinadya sa Halaran, it as a joint festival of the City of Roxas and the Province of Capiz to commemorate the Feast of the Virgin of the Immaculate Concepcion which is the patroness of the City of Roxas.
Sinadya sa Halaran boasts the colorful activities like the grand parade of festivals, the fluvial parade, and the lighted river floaters. There is also the traditional seafood festival and the grand pyrotechnic display.
The highlights of the celebration are the Dancing Parade, ”Higantes”, Fluvial Parade, Fireworks display, Mutya sa Halaran beauty pageant, Coronation of the Fiesta Queen, and Agri-Aqua Trade Fair.
You can check out the Sinadya sa Halaran Festival 2012 Schedule of Event, and Activities on my travel blog.
Based on the Chinese Calendar, Chinese New Year falls on January 23, 2012, and this was declared as special non working holiday in the Philippines.
In Iloilo City, the Ilonggos also observe and celebrate Chinese New Year every third week of January, it is celebrated in Iloilo’s Chinatown (Iznart St.). Iloilo Chinese New Year Celebration is highlighted by a Colorful Cultural Parade by Chinese Organizations, Schools, and Business Sectors. There are a lot of activities for this week long celebration.