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Philippines: Holidays and Festivals
The Filipinos love to celebrate, so many days in the calendar have special significance. Here are just a few important dates.
Jan 9 - Feast of the Black Nazarene (Quiapo, Manila)
Jan 22-27 - Philippine Balloon Fiesta (Clark Field, Pampanga)
Jan (Sun Wk 3) - Sinulog Festival (Cebu City)
Jan (Sun Wk 3) - Kalibo Ati-Atihan (Kalibo, Aklan)
Jan (Wk 4) - Dinagyang Festival (Iloilo City)
Feb 15-25 - International Bamboo Organ Festival (Las Pinas Church)
Feb - Baguio Flower Festival (Baguio City)
Mar/Apr (Holy Week) - Moriones Festival (Marinuque)
Mar/Apr (Good Friday) - Cutud Lenten Rites (San Pedro, Cutud, Pampangna)
Apr 9 - Bataan Day (Mt Samat, Bataan)
Apr 21-23 - Imbayah Festival (Banaue, Ifugao)
May 14 - Pulilan Carabao Festival (Pulilan, Bulacan)
May 15 - Pahiyas Sa Quezon (Sariaya, Lucban)
May 17-19 - Obando Fertility Rite (Obando, Bulacan)
Why it’s best to travel with a group?
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