Pili Festival

Pili Festival in Sorsogon City honors the Pili nut and tree which is indigenous to the province. The festival coincides with the town fiesta of Sorsogon City. Celebrations include street dancing by locals donning pili nut costumes, cooking competitions, fireworks displays, and even a nutcracking session along the road by the locals. Appropriately costumed young … Read more

Butanding Festival

Butanding Festival A festival that ushers in the Butanding (Whaleshark) Season as well as a thanksgiving for the blessings that the butanding’s presence has given the people of Donsol. The festival is highlighted by a street parade. Be at Donsol this summer and take a deep breath as you dive into the biggest festival ever … Read more

Bolibong Kingking Festival

Tara naman ngayon at makipista sa Bolibong Kingking Festival ng Loboc, Bohol! We bring you the sixth installment of our Pistang Pamana series, in celebration of the National Heritage Month! The festival showcases the culture and traditions of the people of Loboc. The name comes from the sounds of the instruments: bolibong (drum) and kingking … Read more

Sarung Banggi Festival

In the fifth part of our Pistang Pamana series, in celebration of National Heritage Month, let’s take a trip to Sto. Domingo, Albay and join the celebration of the Sarung Banggi Festival! The festival celebrates the cultural heritage of the town of Sto. Domingo, commemorates the contributions of Potenciano Valladolid Gregorio, known for his musical … Read more

Wagayway Festival

Wagayway Festival Today, May 28, marks the National Flag Day in the Philippines. This commemorates the date that the national flag was unfurled for the first time after the victory of the Philippine Revolution at the Battle of Alapan, Imus, Cavite in 1898. So in our Pistang Pamana series, let’s take a look at Imus’ … Read more