This Week’s Festivals: Apr. 1-7, 2018
April 1 to 5
A festival in the town of La Castellana, Negros Occidental province, that features different varieties of banana grown in the municipality. Activities that showcase costumes, floats and booths are held during the festival.
April 1 to 10
A thanksgiving event for the abundant harvest of onion in the town of Bongabon, Nueva Ecija province’s onion basket. Activities such as farmer’s day, trade fair, onion eating, carabao racing and street dancing competition are held. In recent weeks, Bongabon has been battling infestation of armyworms in onion farms.
April 2 to 8
Locals from the 10 towns of Mountain Province converge in the capital town of Bontoc to celebrate the 51st founding anniversary of the province. The cultural festival celebrates the heritage and tradition of Mountain Province in a series of activities.
Compiled by Kathleen de Villa,
Sources: Inquirer Archives, DOT,
officialgazette.gov.ph, negros-occ.gov.ph, bongabon.ph