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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!

 

MAGNIFICENT FESTIVALS

 

People in Cebu love to celebrate festivals or are fiesta-loving people. Cebu has one of the most colorful and world-renowned festivals in the Philippines and they celebrate it with excitement and high spirits. Cebu celebrates different festivals in different towns and cities. Cebu celebrate fiestas with religious rituals and dancing in the streets to the beat of the drums. Read More: http://www.etravelpilipinas.com/events_festivals/cebu_festival.htm

 

Sinanggiyaw Festival

 

Photo from:  http://dumanjug.gov.ph/index.php/for-visitors/sinanggiyaw-festival

 

The Sinanggiyaw Festival of Dumanjug highlights the abundance of the farm products of the town along with the fertility of their land. It aims to show visitors what the town can offer to the world even as the town is gradually becoming more urban rather than rural.  Similar to other festivals in the archipelago, the Sinanggiyaw Festival also celebrates the feast day of the patron saint of the town, St. Francis of Assisi. The festival has been celebrated on October 4 of each year since 1855. 

​It is believed that the festival started off as a religious celebration before it gradually transformed into the grand celebration it is today. Despite this change, the festival still highlights giving thanks for the blessings the residents of the town receive each year. Being a religious celebration, the church is the center of all the events of the festival.  Read More:  http://www.peanutbrowas.com/blog/experience-the-sinanggiyaw-festival-of-dumanjug

 

Halad Inasal Festival

 

Photo from:  http://greedypeg.org/cebu/Inasal-Halad-Festival.html

 

The Halad-Inasal Festival is a thanksgiving celebration in honor of the town’s patroness, St. Theresa de Avila. It’s a showcase of Talisay City’s historical heritage and identity through street dancing, where participants are clad in colorful and creative costumes.

One of the event highlights is the food festival where the famous “inasal” or lechon gains centerstage. Talisay’s lechon is one of the best in Cebu; its golden brown and crackling crispy skin is simple awesome, and nicely complemented by the meat made tasty by stuffed herbs.  Read More:  http://www.choosephilippines.com/specials/festivals/1807/visayas-october-festivals

 

Kabkaban Festival

 

Photo from: https://www.zamboanga.com/z/index.php?title=File:Kabkaban_Festival_Carcar_City_2010.jpg

 

Kabkaban Festival is an interesting event celebrated annually by Carcaranons on November 24-25. The festival is done by performing ritual dances that are supposed to drive away bad spirits in the surroundings.

The term ‘kabkaban’ derives from the abundant grass specie that grows in the area called ‘kabkab’, which is used as instrument to drive away bad luck and bad spirits through dance rituals.

The festival presents various resources and traditions of Carcar including its history, arts and locally-produced products.

Carcar is known for its inexpensive but durable shoes, bolos (wide-bladed knives), baskets and cottage industries, among other products being sold both in the Cebu Province and outside it. Carcaranons are also known for arts and craftsmanship. They produce great wooden furniture products and other interior decors. These locally-produced products are part of the festival which are being showcase during these two-day celebration and festivity. Read More: http://www.cebu-bluewaters.com/kabkaban-festival.html

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Discover the Majestic Beauty of Cebu

How to Get to Cebu

Visit the Top Attractions in Cebu

Colorful and Magnificent Festivals in Cebu

Amazing Islands and Beaches in Cebu

Fun and Exciting Activities in Cebu

Cebu Photo Gallery

Cebu Video Collection

 

 





 

 

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