The document provides all the cultural events for the month of November.
MALITA TO MATI MT. BIKING November 00 | Davao-Davao del Sur-Davao Oriental Adventure challenge for adventure crossing the various destinations of Davao del Sur and Davao Province and Davao Oriental TIKHAW AND MAJAWJAW November 00 | Mayoyao, Ifugao An ethnic celebration featuring traditional songs, dances, arts & crafts
HARANA SA MAKATI November 00 | Makati City A “harana” competition participated in by different highschool corale group from public and private school of Makati.
BANAAG FESTIVAL November 1 | Anilao, Iloilo A dance-drama competition using light and all its forms as a medium . This “dance of lights” is the first of its kind in the region.
HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL November 1 | Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental This event adds color to the All Saints Day celebration. There is a contest on the most macabre costume participated in by children. After the contest, the children can disperse and visit houses for the “tricks or treats” games.
IWAG KALAG SA TIGKALALAG November 1 | Pulupandan, Negros Occidental “Iwag Kalag sa Tigkalalag” is an Ilonggo tongue of the celebration held at the Municipal Cemetery.
TIGKALA-LAG FESTIVAL November 2 | Isabela, Negros Occidental The most peculiar festival of Neg. Occidental . . .
PULUPANDAN BELEN MAKING CONTEST November 2- December 31 | Pulupandan, Negros Occidental A contest using indigenous and recyclable materials participated by the twenty barangays of the municipality.
FEAST OF ST. CHARLES BORROMEO November 4 | San Carlos City, Negros Occidental A religious festivity honoring the patron saint, San Carlos Borromeo, featuring fluvial parade, processions, sports exhibitions, body painting contest, concerts and various activities.
SAN CARLOS CITY FIESTA November 4 | San Carlos City, Negros Occidental A three-day religious festivity honoring the patron saint, San Carlos Borromeo, featuring Pintaflores Festival, fluvial parade, processions, sports exhibitions, body painting contest and concerts.
NEGROS DAY November 5 | Negros Occidental A historical festival that commemorates the victory of the Negrenses’ bloodless revolt against the Spaniards in 1898.
PINTAFLORES FESTIVAL (HONORING ST. CHARLES BORROMEO) November 5 | San Carlos City, Negros Occidental The emerging festival of San Carlos City, highlighs the traditional fiesta celebration in honor of its patron Saint San Carlos Borromeo on the first week of November. It features street dancing by "tribes" dressed in colorful ethnic-inspired costumes, their bodies painted with flower designs reminiscent of the tattoed Visayans of the Pre Spanish Negros
EL CINCO DE NOVIEMBRE November 5 | Bago City, Negros Occidental November 5, 1898 will be remembered by the Negrenses as a day of bloodless revolts against the Spanish colonizers. This patriotic event is celebrated with an annual cultural festival.
ANGONO ARTS FESTIVAL November 5- November 25 | Angono, Rizal The festival aims at creating awareness and appreciation of Philippine Art and Culture; and promoting arts and culture as vital attraction for local and foreign tourists. Rizal has the potential of becoming a tourist destination particularly in the field of arts and crafts. It is known as the home of various national artists, musicians, and other equally creative artists.
KALIMUDAN FESTIVAL (TRIBAL FIESTA) November 6- November 22 | Isulan, Sultan Kudarat It is another tribal fiesta down in Mindanao, with just about every major ethnic group joining in the fun. Cultural sharing is the theme here, its message clearly displayed in the timeless songs and dances of these native folks. One need not be a Manobo, Tiruray or T’boli to take part in the fun—all you need are the right clothes, the right moves, and a genuine desire to go totally tribal!
VISAYAS-MINDANAO DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS November 6- November 13 | Mindanao Area / Cagayan de Oro City Drum and bugle competition from different schools / civic organizations from the Visayas and Mindanao.
FEAST OF SAN ANTONIO DE PADUA November 6- November 7 | Pulupandan, Negros Occidental Annual fiesta of Brgy. Zone-7.
HELOBONG FESTIVAL (T’BOLI) November 9 11 | Lake Sebu, South Cotabato One of the prettiest places in the Philippines becomes even more attractive this month, as its native residents celebrate a week-long cultural fiesta.See the T''Boli culture in its colorful best through the natives'' traditional songs, dances and crafts.
NATIONAL INVENTOR'S WEEK November 10-15 An event hosted by the Department of Science and Technology dedicated to the Philippine scientists and their recent inventions
TAW-ANAY GUGMA November 11 | Dumalag, Capiz A cultural and fiesta celebration.
SKIMBOARDING/ KAYAKING COMPETITION INVITATIONAL November 12 18 | Opol, Misamis Oriental An open competition on skimboarding and kayaking (open sea category) to increase awareness of tourism aqua sports in the area
FEAST OF SAN DIEGO DE ALCALA November 12 | Poblacion, Valenzuela City Celebration of the feast of the oldest church in Valenzuela City, which includes annual boat racing, street dancing and different fabulous activities of the festival.
PAGODA SA ILOG & SAYAW SA KALYE November 12 | Barangay Ugong, Pasig City A fluvial parade and streetdancing in celebration of the “Pista ng Ugong.”
PUTONG POLO FESTIVAL November 12 | Polo, Valenzuela, Metro Manila As part of the San Diego de Alcala Feast Day, it is one of the unique food festival in the country which features the famous Putong Polo, the small but classy “kaka in” which was originally created in the town of Polo, Valenzuela. SAN DIEGO FESTIVAL November 13 | Silay City The day opens with a concelebrated mass with the bishop as the main-celebrant at San Diego Pro-Cathedral
PAINIT SA PASKO November 16- December 24 | Surigao City A display of Surigaonon native delicacies at the Rizal Park for Mass goers during the Misa de Gallo.
URUKAY FESTIVAL November 17 18 | Anini-y, Antique It is inspired by a local custom whereby a wedding feast is observed no matter how poor or humble the bride and groom are in this celebration.
LA UNION SURFING INVITATIONAL/SURFING FESTIVAL November 17 19 | Urbiztondo, San Juan, La Union An all Filipino managed surfing competition. A community based tourism activity where surfers from around the Philippines are invited to compete and have fun at one of the best surfing destinations in the country
KAHILWAYAN FESTIVAL/CRY OF STA. BARBARA November 17 | Sta. Barbara, Iloilo Anchored upon the Cry of Santa Barbara Celebration, Kahilwayan Festival is a cultural festival in a dance-drama form which is a reenactment of sort of the struggle for freedom by our very own local folks led by the heroic Gen. Martin G. Delgado. Aptly dubbed as Kahilwayan Festival, Kahilwayan being an Ilonggo/Hiligaynon word which means Freedom or Liberty, it highlights the quest of the Ilonggos to attain freedom through their fierce independent spirit.
BAGUIO ARTS FESTIVAL November 18 | Baguio City An exhibit of the different artworks and art pieces of the various Cordillera artists in different art media.
NETWORK 21 BUSINESS BUILDING SEMINAR November 18 A seminar for Network 21 clients
WOW PHILIPPINES CORDILLERAS BEST November 19 25 | Baguio City A grand Cordillera cultural Festival featuring a myriad of Cordilleras best to include chants, songs, ethnic dances, sports competitions, cultural performances, arts and crafts, trade & agri-exhibits
WAY KURAT MOUNTAIN BIKING COMPETITION November 19 25 | Maragusan, Compostela Valley Province An adventure tourism activity designed to showcase the various eco-adventure potentials of the province through mountain biking.
EXHIBIT: SETTING THE CORDILLERA NICETIES PHOTO EXHIBIT & COMPETITION November 19- December 11 | Baguio City Exhibit of Cordillera Fashion and Cordillera Tourist Attractions including the selection of Best Cordillera Photos.
INILUSAN November 20- November 25 | Mambusao, Capiz A cultural and fiesta celebration
LAPU-LAPU CITY FIESTA November 21- November 22 | Lapu-lapu City, Cebu Join in colorful rites to honor the Virgin of the Rule, patron of Lapu-lapu City.
KALIMUDAN FESTIVAL (TRIBAL FIESTA) November 21 | Isulan, Sultan Kudarat It is another tribal fiesta down in Mindanao, with just about every major ethnic group joining in the fun. Cultural sharing is the theme here, its message clearly displayed in the timeless songs and dances of these native folks. One need not be a Manobo, Tiruray or T’boli to take part in the fun—all you need are the right clothes, the right moves, and a genuine desire to go totally tribal!
PAWIKAN FESTIVAL November 22- November 27 | Morong, Bataan Pawikan Festival in Brgy. Nagbalayong, Morong was organized to intensify the information campaign and generate public awareness on the importance of endangered baby Olive Ridley turtles (Lepidochelys Olivacea are the smallest in the world) in our eco-system
DJANGO FESTIVAL November 23 | Gattaran, Cagayan The local government unit of Gattaran and the local parish worked together to highlight the culture of Gattaran town by featuring the Djanggo Festival.
BENGUET FOUNDATION DAY November 23 | Benguet The Ethnic Igorots make their presence felt once again in Benguet as they hold a grand canao (the local word for “party”) at the Benguet provincial capital grounds. Ritual sacrifices are made, followed by a series of chants and prayers made in the native language. Tribal performances come next. No touristy stuff here, just a healthy dose of of traditional Cordillera culture.
HIGANTES FESTIVAL November 23 | Angono, Rizal Angono’s joyous fiesta in honor of San Clemente whose image, resplendent in papal vestment
BAGUIO TOSSED SALAD FESTIVAL November 25 27 | Baguio City A record breaking attempt to showcase the heaviest tossed salad and served to the public
LANUZA SURFING FESTIVAL November 26 30 | Lanuza, Surigao del Sur An annual surfing festival participated by different surfers around the country.
SUPER NINDOT BARANGAY DAYGON CONTEST November 26- December 8 | Entertainment Plaza, SM City, Cebu City Choir competition participated by the different barangays in Cebu.
ILONGGO SARSUELA FESTIVAL November 26 30 | Silay City The best Ilonggo sarsuela scripts written by Silaynon playwrights are produced by independent theater groups, school-based drama clubs, and barangay cultural ensemble.
QUEEN CITY INTERNATIONAL RUN November 26 | Cebu More fun and funky than Olympic in effort. Runners from all over the world join the 13-kilometer marathon. A $1000 prize awaits the first to cross the finish line. KABKABAN FESTIVAL November 26 30 | Carcar, Cebu The festival is not just a religious fanfare in honor of the town’s patroness, St. Catherine of Alexandria, but a cuLtural catalogue of the town’s historical periods and industry like shoemaking, as well as their arts that is showcased through street dancing and parade
FEAST OF SANTA CATALINA November 26 | Mansalay, Mindoro, Oriental Palarong Lahi, an array of games very native to Mindoreños and Filipino, joined in by all games enthusiasts.
BUDYAS FESTIVAL November 26 30 | Amlan, Negros Oriental A seaside folk ritual invoking good fortune on fishermen, followed by fluvial procession of elaborately decorated sea crafts and street dancing
PANANGEDAYEW November 27- December 2 | Dagupan City Panangedayew, Pangasinan word meaning to uplift. Acitvites include garden show beside the Dagupan Astrodome, trade fair of Pangasinan’s pride like Bonuan bangus, bagoong, peanut brittle, quilted products housewares and locally made Christmas decors.
BONIFACIO DAY November 30 | San Carlos City, Negros Occidental A program to pay tribute to Gat Andres Bonifacio, which usually culminates with a flower offering at the foot of his monument. ANNUAL PINATUBO TREK (A MARCH TO PEACE AND TRANQUILITY) November 30 | Bgy. Sta. Juliana, Capas, Tarlac An annual event to commemorate the world-famous eruption of Mt. Pinatubo heralded the world over as the biggest geologic upheaval of the 20th century.
KUNSIERTO SA CIUDAD November 30 | Kidapawan City Live band competition featuring local and regional artists.
SUROY SA KAPITOLYO November 2006 | Provincial Capital, Surigao del Norte A guided familiarization tour of elementary pupils to the different buildings and facilities in the provincial Capitol Compound.
For Philippine tour packages and suggested itineraries, contact your favorite travel agent or the Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) at tel. nos. (632) 812-4553/817-4608
Posted By: Department of Tourism
15 Nov 2012
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