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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
The Ullalim Festival is a tourism and industry promotional event for three days (February 13-16) showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the people and their bountiful natural resources.
A cultural festival showcasing the life and culture of the Kalinga through sports, crafts including indigenous food.
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The Matagoan Festival celebrates the warm and peaceful relationship between and among the different tribes that reside in Tabuk. The festival highlights the indigenous practices, arts, and dances of the different sub-tribes. It is celebrated on the 16th of June every year.
A showcase of the cultural practices of the eight sub-tribes of Tabuk (Biga, Tobog, Dallac, Malbong, Naneng, Gaddang, Guilayon, Colminga). Serves as a culminating activity of Tabuk Day. Events include: Dornat – strenthening of the Bodong ties between two tribes; presentation of cultural songs and dances; and Matagoan Run or a 6-kilometer run from Bulanao up to the municipal hall in the Poblacion.
This festival is held in thanksgiving to an abundant harvest of the Unoy rice and other agricultural products of the people of Tinglayan, a municipality of Kalinga. It also aims to promote Unoy rice as Kalinga’s most sought-after agricultural product.
Month of February A provincial celebration marking the creation of Kalinga as a separate province with cultural and trade fairs held every February of the month.
A festival featuring the ethnic songs, dances and rituals of the municipality of Lubuagan, Kalinga.
Sources: nerbac-car.ph, visitmyphilippines.com
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