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It's More Fun in the Philippines, No.1 for Fun!




 

Planning a trip? Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part in planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into an unfamiliar places, people and culture is paramount.

Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.

It offers awesome tourist attractions, magnificent beaches, hot spring resorts, colorful festivals, hundreds of scenic spots and world-class hotels and facilities. Not to mention the tropical climate, the affordable prices as well as the friendly and hospitable, English-speaking people! You will be glad you came, and we’re sure, you WILL come back for more FUN in the Philippines!

 

FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

Bulacan has fast become an ideal tourist destination, owing to its vital role in Philippine history, and its rich heritage in culture and the arts. The province is popularly known for its historical sites; nostalgic old houses and churches; idyllic ecological attractions; religious attractions; colorful and enchanting festivals; swimming and various themed attractions; and a wide selection of elegant native crafts and sumptuous delicacies. It is also home to numerous resorts, hotels, restaurants, and other recreational facilities.

 

Obando Fertility Dance Festival


 

The Obando Fertility Dance Festival is held yearly in Obando, Bulacan, and attended mostly by women who are praying for a lover or for the ability to bear a child. The parade is attended by many groups of women as well as other people who just want to be a part of the grand parade which takes place on the streets on the way to the church. A lot of women who were unable to bear swore that dancing in the festival enabled them to receive the grace of God.

Notice the unusual musical instruments used by some of the bands. Also notice some women dancing more energetically than the others. It was said that the more passionate is your dance in the procession, the better is the chance of being blessed with a child.  Read More…

  

Santo Niño Festival

 

Bulacan Sto. Nino FestivalPhoto from:  lenscapades.blogspot.com

 

The Santo Niño Festival was observed in some special way annually on the last Sunday of January in Malolos. This festival is the largest expression of religious practice to the Holy Child Jesus in the island of Luzon.

 

 Pulilan Carabao Festival

 

Bulacan Pulilan Carabao FestivalPhoto from:   decktheholidays.blogspot.com

 

Hundreds of work animals, mostly carabaos, are led on a parade in the streets of the town every 14th and 15th of May to honor its patron saint, San Isidro Labrador via the Pulilan Carabao Festival. The carabaos decorated with garland and shaved for the occasion, genuflect or kneel in front of the church.  On the 14th of May, farmers all over the town pay tribute to their patron saint, San Isidro Labrador, in glorious thanksgiving for a year-long bountiful harvest. The celebration is manifested by hanging all sorts of fruits, candies, food crops and multi-colored kipings on bamboo poles. The affairs is highlighted by kneeling of carabaos in front of the church and the symbolic floats. Every year, a sea of frolicking humanity comes in droves to witness this showcasing inate talents of the carabaos.  Read More:  bulacan.gov.ph

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Bulacan Province Under Region III

The Historical Province of Bulacan

Historical and Religious Attractions in Bulacan

More Interesting Places to See in Bulacan

Colorful Festivals and Events in Bulacan

Where To Go and Fun Things To Do in Bulacan

 

 





 

 

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