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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.

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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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