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Cry of Pugad Lawin Monument: The Beginning of the Philippine Revolution

Cry of Pugad Lawin Monument: The Beginning of the Philippine Revolution

by Jhaypee Guia on August 7, 2014
The Cry of Pugad Lawin Shrine was developed by virtue of the Pugad Lawin Historical Committee created in 1983 to locate the residence of Juan Ramos, son of Melchora Aquino.
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Moriones Festival of Marinduque

Moriones Festival of Marinduque

by Jhaypee Guia on May 22, 2012
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 folk. The Moriones or Moryonan tradition has inspired the creation of other festivals in the Philippines where cultural practices or folk history are turned into street festivals.
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Flores de Mayo/Santacruzan

Flores de Mayo/Santacruzan

by Angel Bonifacio on June 23, 2012
Every province has its own kinds of festivities. But, there is one festival that is celebrated all over the country – the Flores de Mayo or Santacruzan.
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The Great Festivals of Zamboanga Del Sur

The Great Festivals of Zamboanga Del Sur

by Rosevie Decio on May 19, 2012
Zamboanga del Sur is a province is a land known for its rich heritage, majestic natural attractions, and colourful festivals that showcase the uniqueness of its friendly, industrious people and its vibrant, colourful culture. These festivals are celebrated throughout the year, featuring lots of dancing, parades, feasts, and competitions, with people from all over the country being invited to join in the merriment.
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Itik-Itik Festival

Itik-Itik Festival

by Jhaypee Guia on May 24, 2012
This festival is a week-long party celebrated every last week of February in Brgy. Kalawaan, Pasig City. The festival features the “Itik” or native duck. The occasion is highlighted with colorful props, exciting activities, and extravagant food with Itik as the main ingredient.
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Sibug-Sibug Festival: Most Awaited Festival of Zamboanga Sibugay

Sibug-Sibug Festival: Most Awaited Festival of Zamboanga Sibugay

by Jhaypee Guia on May 25, 2012
Sibug-Sibug Festival is an annual event held during the 26th day of February in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. This celebration is also the anniversary of the foundation of the province.
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Guling-Guling Festival

Guling-Guling Festival

by Jhaypee Guia on May 30, 2012

Guling-Guling Festival is a traditional occasion that happens yearly in the month of February in Paoay, Ilocos Norte. It is held before the Ash Wednesday or the start of the season of Lent or also known as “Semana Santa”, which begins 40 days prior to Easter. It is celebrated as a the last day of merry-making and enjoyment for the townspeople before the Lenten season.


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The Spectacular Festivals of Capiz

The Spectacular Festivals of Capiz

by Jhaypee Guia on June 29, 2012
The province of Capiz becomes filled with revelry, dance and song as different towns take turns in showcasing the festive side of the people, and everyone is welcome to come join in the fun.
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 Ibon-Ebon Festival - The Fabulous Fiesta

Ibon-Ebon Festival - The Fabulous Fiesta

by Jhaypee Guia on May 31, 2012

Ibon-Ebon festival, also called “Birds and Eggs Festival,” is a celebration held during the first and second days of February in Candaba, Pampanga. It was first celebrated on February 1 and 2 in 1998 and has been running successfully up to now. This festival is also a celebration for another year of bountiful harvest. The main features of the festival are the migratory birds.


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Wonderful New Year Moments with My Family

Wonderful New Year Moments with My Family

by Jhaypee Guia on January 15, 2013
Spending time with people you love before the year ends is one of the greatest and most unforgettable moments of our lives. These include your family, friends, or loved ones. The dinner table during new year’s eve may be empty of food, but if we are with our families it can still be considered as a precious moment. You may have all the wealth in the world but if you don't have people you care about, it may all be useless. Happiness can be found in the company of friends, family, loved ones, and all those you care about.
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