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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 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!

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS AND FESTIVALS

 

Aurora Foundation Day

Aurora - Aurora DayPhoto from:   cityphilippines.net

The Aurora Day is held every February 14-19.  The most awaited event during the celebration of the annual Aurora Foundation Day is the so-called ‘Karansa’: a Street Dancing Competition where the concept of cooperation and unity called ‘Paatag’ prevails as the overall theme of the day’s hilarious activities. The weeklong activity includes singing and dancing competition, parade of the eight towns of the province with matching thematic floats and beauty queens, Search for Bb. Aurora and a streetside tourism and investment exhibits. The festival culminates in a beach party and fireworks display. A wreath-laying ceremony takes place at the foot of the monument of Dona Aurora Quezon before the end of the festival. 

 

 

Aurora Surfing Cup

Aurora - Aurora Surfing CupPhoto from:  surfersvillage.com

Every February, the province of Aurora plays host to the Aurora Surfing Cup, which through the years, has established a steady following of local and international surfing enthusiasts. The province boasts of internationally recognized surf sites such as Sabang Beach (beach break), Cemento Beach (reef break), and Charlie’s Point (river mouth break). The best waves in these areas come around October to March.

 

 

Sabutan Festival

Aurora - Sabutan FestivalPhoto from:  philstar.com

The Sabutan Festival is celebrated every August 24th-25th in the town of San Luis, province of Aurora.  It highlights the importance of growing palm trees locally called Sabutan on the community’s economic well-being. The raw material which grows on mountain terrain and forest land is used to weave a variety of useful products and ornamentals like hats, placemats, fans and even native dress – all made of Sabutan. The exclusive art of weaving Sabutan is handed down from one generation to the other. The festival features native dance presentation among school children, trade fair, cultural shows and exhibits.

 

 

Moro-Moro

Moro-Moro is an interplay of drama and dance, the “Zarzuela” is an interesting form of theater. It is held in Baler every February 19th, taking three days to complete. It is composed of several acts, which revolved around the main theme of Moro-Moro, Christian and Moslem conflict.

 

 

Suman Festival

Aurora - Suman FestivalPhoto from:  oocities.org

The biggest and grandest of all feasts in Aurora is a parade of floats uniquely designed. Main streets and homes are decked with suman every February 19th.

 

 

Sources:  visitmyphilippines.com & flyphilippines.com.ph

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

The Grand Province of Aurora

Magnificent Beaches for Surfing in Aurora

Awesome Waterfalls in Aurora

Special Events and Festivals in Aurora

How to Have Fun in Aurora

Aurora Photo Gallery

Aurora Video Collection

 

 

 







 

 

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