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THIS WEEK’S FESTIVALS: Sept. 15 to 21

/ 04:05 AM September 15, 2019

THIS WEEK’S FESTIVALS: Sept. 15 to 21Sept. 15 to 16: Am-among Festival

The municipality of Bontoc in Mountain Province celebrates its 111th anniversary with the theme, “One Community, One History, One Future.”

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The festival, which highlights Bontoc’s rich history and cultural heritage, will close with a cheerdance competition, street dancing and cultural presentation.

Sept. 16 to 22: Bañamos Festival

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Weeklong celebration of the 404th founding anniversary of Los Baños, Laguna province, with the theme, “Tagumpay ng Bayan ay Matatamasa ng Mamamayang Nagkakaisa.”

Activities include a festival of talents, cultural show, himigsikan, people’s night and civic parade.

Sept. 15 to 22: Feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia

Culmination of the nine-day novena in Naga City honoring Our Lady of Peñafrancia, or “Ina,” the patroness of Bicol region. Millions of devotees are drawn in to the festival that starts with a traslacion from the old Peñafrancia Shrine to Naga Metropolitan Cathedral.

The novena ends with a fluvial procession along the Naga River.

Compiled by Kathleende Villa, Inquirer Research

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