Archive for the ‘Festivals In Region VIII’ Category
Fluvial Parade in honor of Sr. Sto. Niño w/ street dancing and merrymaking.
National Arts Month Celebration
A celebration of Culture & Arts thru programs and contests
Pabulhon Festival & City Fiesta
A two week long festivities and music w/ street dancing portraying the local culture and arts of Maasin City in celebration of cooperativism of the people during planting & harvest of palay. Celebrated on city charter day and city fiesta
Palaro ng Lahi
A week long city employees week sports & talents competitions where local games sports are confested
A festival of Christmas decorative stars of local materials. A yearly activities that starts on the 3rd week and ends on the 2nd week of the following month.
- Pagkamugna Festival (Maasin City) – Celebrated every 1st of July, the Pagkamugna Festival remebers the founding of the province of Southern Leyte on July 1960. Grand civic parade, agri-aqua and food fair, live concerts, motocross and the prestigious search for Southern Leyte highlight this festivity.
- Pabulhon Festival (Maasin City) – A grand display of Maasin City’s agricultural abundance. The main attraction of the Pabulhon Festival which opens on city’s charter day (August 10) and usually last after the celebration on August 15. The festival also showcases Cook contests, boat race, pig catching and many more local games.
- Karomata Festival (Buenavista, Pintuyan) – A cultural celebration depicting the role of the farmers and way of life. Other highlights include poster-making, house decoration contest and children’s contests. Its main event is the Karomata Race. It is held during the fiesta of Barangay Buenavista Pintuyan every 3rd to 5th of April
- Tangka-Tangka Festival (Tangka-an, Padre Burgos) – Celebrated together with the fiesta of Barangay Tangka-an every 26th to 28th of August, It includes fun games, outdoor activities (rapelling and ascending). It culminates a beach jam party at the very popular Tangka-an beach. Tangka means “attempt”. The beach has the best view of Limasawa Island.
- Manha-on Festival (Macrohon) – A cultural presentation in form of dances and cheers accompanied by drums and beats from improvised bamboo percussion instrument. It depicts how the Municipality of Macrohon (Manha-on) got its name. It is every 2 of September coinciding with the town fiesta.