This Week’s Festivals: July 21 – 27, 2019

/ 05:05 AM July 21, 2019

This Week’s Festivals: July 21 - 27, 2019July 21 to 27: Kaumahan Festival

Residents of the agricultural town of Barili in Cebu province give thanks for a bountiful harvest from its farmlands, locally called “kaumahan,” where the festival got its name.


Activities include novena Masses, an agricultural fair, civic parade, dance party and beauty pageant.

This Week’s Festivals: July 21 - 27, 2019July 22 to 25: Libon Paroy Festival


Dubbed the “rice granary of Albay,” Libon town in Albay province showcases “paroy,” or rice, its main agricultural product. There will be a procession, tourism trade and agricultural fair and exhibit, farmer’s forum, paralympic games and literary contest.

Compiled by Kathleen de Villa, Inquirer

Research: Zathea dela Peña and Andrea Gregorio, Inquirer Interns

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