NOVEMBER

Pintaflores
November 3-5-San Carlos City

This festival is marked by a streetdancing involving the pintados or dancers with tattoos or flowers on their body.

Kalag-Kalag Festival
November 13-Cebu City

This restages the Filipino tradition of visiting relatives to lovingly remember departed loved ones.

Sanduguan Festival
November 15-Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

This festival reenacts the first contact between the natives of Mindoro and traders from China.

Feast of San Clemente/ Gigantes
November 22-23-Angono, Rizal

This celebration is marked by giant papier mache effigies, natives in wooden shoes and costumes joining the procession of the statue of San Clemente around town.

P’yagsawitan Festival
3rd week-Maragusan, Davao Province

This involves performances by indigenous groups of the area, and harvest-related thanksgiving rituals.

Kawayanan Festival
3rd week-Capitol Complex, Pagadian, Zamboanga del Sur

This celebrates the versatility of the Bamboo plant and its importance in the area.

Santa Ipon Festival
November 25 to December 25-Santa, Ilocos Sur

This is a thanksgiving celebration highlighted by the catching of the ipon , a small but mysterious fish.

Day-ang Di Onga Festival
November 30-Baguio City

This is one of the region’s major events featuring young Cordillerans in a day-long event to “celebrate life.”

Binabayani Festival
last week-Olongapo, Zambales

This festival re-enacts the war between the Aetas and the Christians through dance.