This Week’s Festivals: Oct. 20-26, 2019

/ 04:05 AM October 20, 2019

This Week’s Festivals: Oct. 20-26, 2019Oct. 20 to 31: Kasanggayahan Festival

Last two weeks of the annual festival showcasing Sorsogon province’s agricultural products and local arts and crafts.


Activities include an eco trail run, Philippine statistics quiz, bakery fair, cultural night and surfing competition.

Oct. 20 to 27: Buglasan Festival


The province of Negros Oriental has put together a total of 237 events held in Dumaguete City with the theme “Negros Oriental Landscape of Opportunities.”

Buglasan came from “Buglas,” the pre-Hispanic name of Negros, which means marsh grasses that used to thrive on the island.

Oct. 23 to 31: Sambuokan Festival

A weeklong festival featuring the rich history of  Mati City in Davao Oriental province. The name of the festival is derived from the Visayan word “buok,” meaning unity.

There will be street dancing competition, short film competition, agri-trade fair, job fair, photo contest and sports events.

Compiled by Kathleen de Villa, Inquirer Research

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: This Week's Festivals
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.