This week’s festivals (Oct. 23 to 29) | Inquirer News

This week’s festivals (Oct. 23 to 29)

/ 12:10 AM October 23, 2016

Oct. 24

Apo Iraya Festival

A celebration of the culture and traditions of indigenous group Iraya Mangyan in Abra de Ilog in Occidental Mindoro province. The event highlights their belief in Apo Iraya, a supernatural being who guides them in their daily activities.


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Oct. 25 to 31

Semana ti Ar-Aria

The Halloween festival in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte province, which also means “ghost week.” It features the customs and superstitious beliefs in remembering the dead. Activities include a film festival, horror film showing, parties and a Halloween costume parade.

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Oct. 28 to 29

Niyogan Festival


A thanksgiving festival in Baganga, Davao Oriental province, for a bountiful harvest of coconut, the town’s main source of livelihood.

Kalindugan Festival

In Caraga town, Davao Oriental, where the culture, arts and crafts of the ethnic Mandaya group are showcased in parades, dances, songs and theatrical presentations.

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