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MALIPUTO FESTIVAL

Date : August 9
Venue : San Nicolas, Batangas

Description
The festival is a showcase of local maliputo (Caramax Ignobilis) and its contribution to the growing industry of fish in the area. The people of San Nicolas enduring efforts to promote and cultivate the maliputo as a source of income to local residents is highlighted by a streetdancing parade showcasing the different concepts and themes of maliputo fish.

Contact : Office of the Mayor, San Nicolas, Batangas
Telephone No. : (043) 210-5100/ 210-5946



ARAW NG TAYABAS

Date : August 13
Venue : Tayabas, Quezon

Description
Designated as the day for commemorating heroism of Tayabasins. The event calls for unity, strengthens social bonding and encourages Tayabasins to renew its commitment to service. Araw ng Tayabas pays tribute to the historical event in August 13, 1898 when the Spaniards surrendered to the revolutionaries of Tayabas.

Contact : Office of the Mayor, Tayabas, Quezon
Telephone No. : (042) 793-3129



SANTONES FESTIVAL

Date : August 12-16
Venue : Barangay Calumpang, Liliw, Laguna

Description
A five day festivity featuring the sweet santol and lanzones fruits raised in the locality.

Contact : Office of the Mayor, Liliw, Laguna
Telephone No. : (049) 563-1001



FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION

Date : August 15
Venue : Boac, Marinduque

Description
A celebration in honor of Our Lady of the Assumption.

Contact : Parish of Immaculate Conception Church
Telephone No. : (042) 332-1260



QUEZON DAY / ANGONO DAY

Date : August 19
Venue : Angono, Rizal

Description
The residents of Angono led by the Municipal Tourism Office, prepare a weeklong celebration characterized by trade fairs, art exhibits, symphonic band concerts and cultural presentations. Flower offering to the statue of President Manuel L. Quezon is being observed, to commemorate his birth anniversary.

Contact : Office of the Mayor, Angono, Rizal
Telephone No. : (02) 651-0062 / 451-1033



TURUMBA

Date : August 23
Venue : Teresa, Rizal

Description
This is done every year during the feast of Saint Rose of Lima called “Turumba sa Birhen” which means a unique dance dedicated to Saint Rose of Lima, the patron saint of Teresa. Song and dance rites are practiced during the turn of the 19th century up to this time. It is participated by children, young and old who dance with the accompaniment of the musical band. They are clad in colorful costumes with big salakot decorated with multi colored Japanese papers and dance their way from the church to the different barangays of the town. They get hold of any branches of trees and shrubs found on their way to use as their swaying instruments for the dance.

Contact : Office of the Mayor, Teresa, Rizal
Telephone No. : (02) 650-5380 / 657-5739



GUILING - GUILING FESTIVAL

Date : Last Friday of August
Venue : Siniloan, Laguna

Description
It is a one day program highlighted by a street dancing around the town and participated by 20 barangays, public and private schools and non government organizations to commemorate the foundation day of Siniloan. Cookfest using galapong or rice flour as the main ingredient and Gilingan contest (grinding of rice on a gilingan bato) are the main attractions. A cultural night featuring folk songs and dances culminates this big event in the evening.

Contact : Office of the Mayor, Siniloan, Laguna
Telephone No. : (049) 813-0202

 

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