Philippine festivals

Information about Philippine festivals

Published on July 24, 2014

Author: PauloLlander



Philippine festivals : Philippine festivals Feast of sinulog : Feast of sinulog cebu ,phil. The Sinulog is an annual cultural and religious festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City, and is the center of the Santo Nino celebration in the Philippines. Other places like Maasin City, Balingasag , Misamis Oriental and Southern Leyte also have their own version of the festival in honor of the Santo Nino. Feast of ati-atihan : Feast of ati-atihan Aklan,phil . The Ati-Atihan Festival is a feast held annually in January in honor of the Santo Niño (Infant Jesus), concluding on the third Sunday, in the island and town of Kalibo , Aklan in the Philippines. The name " Ati-Atihan " means "to be like Aetas " or "make believe Ati's ." Feast of black nazaren: Feast of black nazaren Manila,phil . The Black Nazarene (Spanish: Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno ), (Filipino: Poóng Itím na Nazareno ), is a holy life-sized iconic statue of Jesus Christ carrying the cross to Calvary Hill in the Philippines. It displays one of the stations of the cross during the journey of His crucifixion. The image is one of two statues sculpted from pure ivory and were burnt aboard a ship during the Manila galleon expedition from Mexico leaving the other destroyed. Feast of higantes: Feast of higantes Rizal,phil . It was said that the higantes started during the Spanish colonial times, when Angono was once a hacienda and ruled by Spanish hacienderos . The Angono land tillers way of protesting their struggle is by making giant effigy of their landlords whose hands are usually high up on their waist. Feast of dinagyang: Feast of dinagyang Iloilo,phil The Dinagyang is a religious and cultural festival in Iloilo City, Philippines held on the fourth Sunday of January, or right after the Sinulog In Cebu and the Ati-Atihan in Aklan . It is held both to honor the Santo Niño and to celebrate the arrival on Panay of Malay settlers and the subsequent selling of the island to them by the Atis . Feast of moriones: Feast of moriones Marinduque , Phil. The Moriones is an annual festival held on Holy Week on the island of Marinduque , Philippines. The " Moriones " are men and women in costumes and masks replicating the garb of biblical Roman soldiers as interpreted by local folks. The Moriones or Moryonan tradition has inspired the creation of other festivals in the Philippines where cultural practices or folk history is turned into street festivals. Feast of pintados: Feast of pintados The Pintados Festival is a cultural-religious celebration in Tacloban based on the body-painting traditions of the ancient tattooed " pintados " warriors.[1] In 1986, the Pintados Foundation, Inc. was formed by the people of Tacloban to organize this festival in honor of Sr. Santo Niño.[2] Years later, it was merged with the Kasadyaan Festival which is always held on JUNE Leyte,phil . Feast of apribada: Feast of apribada Sorsogon,phil . The Apribada Festival is celebrated on the 4th week of January in the Town of Bonsol , Sorsogon in celebration for the prosperity of the Whale shark and the blessing it brings to the town. It features art exhibits, trade fairs, and many others. Feast of panagbenga: Feast of panagbenga Baguio,phil . It's flower season in the city of Pines - perfect timing for an all-out fiesta in the streets. The Baguio folk take a break on these days to revel in the cool climate and the unique culture of the city. Multi-hued costumes are worn, mimicking the various blooms of the highland region (or any of its 11 ethnic tribes). These are flowerbeds - masked, of course, as the Panagbenga parade floats. Members:: Members: Submitted by: Paulo llander Ron zember Krizen javier Joyce cruz Submitted to: Mrs.sales

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