Fantastic Festivals: November

November 22-23 Angono, Rizal

Celebrated in Honor to their patron saint San Clemente, the Higantes festival in Rizal is an event highlighted by a grand procession which features higantes; a ten-feet paper Mache effigy. Devotees of the patron can also be seen dressed in colorful local costumes, wooden slippers and carrying boat paddles throughout the festival. The street event culminates in a fluvial procession in Laguna de bay until the image of the patron saint is brought back to its sanctuary.

Grand Cordillera Festival
November 22 Baguio City

Considered to be one of the region’s major events, the Grand Cordillera festival features the gathering of different tribes in a week-long event to celebrate peace and life. This annual event showcases tribal dancing, thanksgiving rituals and performances from different tribes.

Lapu-Lapu City Fiesta
November 21- November 22 | Lapu-lapu City, Cebu

 The Lapu-Lapu City Fiesta is a colorful festivity which features a fluvial parade held at the Mactan channel in honor of Nuestra Senora “Virgin of the Rule”. Various entertainment programs and activities were also held during the event.

Other festival includes:
SANDUROT Philippine Festival
          November 22 | Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
          November 26 | Mansalay, Mindoro, Oriental
KANSILAY Philippine Festival
          November 5 | Bago City, Negros Occidental

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