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Bugwas Festival (San Juan, Siquijor) - Last week of August

The festival is San Juan’s way of celebrating a bountiful and abundant harvest in honor of their patron saint, St. Augustine. Bugwas means a spurt of water coming from an underground source, which flows freely in the open ground. Since San Juan is blessed with abundant spring waters, these waters give the farmers bountiful harvest, the fisher folk with an abundant catch and making and making the life of the people of San Juan happier and fruitful because of a good and bountiful harvest each year.

Dila-ab Festival (Siquijor, Siquijor) - 1st of October

‘Dilaab’ suggests the distinct hospitality that the Siquijodnons are popularly known for, and the name the island was once-known for “Isla de Fuego” because of the swarm of fireflies nestled in the island at night. The festival also gives due recognition to the natural assets of Siquijor and in honor of the town’s patron saint, St. Francis of Asisi who is known as a lover of nature.

Solili Festival (Siquijor, Siquijor) - 17th of September

is the highlight of the Araw ng Siquijor celebration. One of the traditions valued to this day by the people of Lazi, Siquijor is the SOLILI BINALAYE, where the groom's kin size-up and get to know the bride. The celebration is to reminisce the courtship period between Tukmo and Punay, and as a tribute to the newlyweds, merrymakers dance the Solili, capping the festivity with shouts of "Solili Binalaye".

Lubi Festival (Municipality of Maria) 21st of May

The verdant edges and the fertile lands of Maria can not be more alive that the commanding spectacle of its coconut trees. "Lubi" has been a constant staple in the life of "Mariajanons". From the meat of copra or to the drop of "tuba", and the instance of households implement, every "Mariajanons" knowhow indispensable "LUbi" has been to one's survival. Indeed Lubi is life itself, then let us join together in making perennial value through the neats and dances of the Lubi festival

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