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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!

 

 

COLORFUL FESTIVALS

 

Panagtagbo Festival

 

Photo from:  http://philippinestravelsite.com/march-festivals-philippines/

 

Panagtagbo Festival one of the most impressive festivals held just in the outskirts of Davao City and this side of the Mindanao island, The festival was held every 7th of March to celebrate the foundation of the city of Taguim, Davao Del Norte’s capital. As the name implies, panagtagbo stands for a gathering of the people of the city despite their diverse backgrounds and ethnic origins, and proceedings has it that the first set of municipal officials were unveiled in 1941. Civic activities contain most of Panagtagbo’s events, but other events worth watching out are a citywide loveliness pageant parading the city’s most stunning gals, an inter-city sports tournament, and a parade complete with a street dance showcase.  Read More:  http://philippinestravelsite.com/march-festivals-philippines/

 

Pangapog Festival

 

Photo from:  http://dagmay.kom.ph/2008/11/09/pangapog-thanksgiving-for-a-bountiful-harvest/

 

Immerse yourself in the rich indigenous culture of the Sama as you join, every March, in this weeklong festival of thanksgiving to Magbabaya for a bountiful harvest and overflowing blessings. Buy your pickoff Samal Island’s best products at the Tabo sa Pangapog. Sweat in heat in various adventure-sports competitions like the triathlon, marathon, bangkarera, and many others. Dance to the beat of Sama dances in Sayaw-sayaw sa Dan, a local Mardi Gras at the culmination of the festival.

This year’s Pangapog Festival kicked off with “Panaw sa Kadini, Tanom sa Kadyawan”, a massive tree planting activity in several pre-identified sites, and was conducted in groups by various sectors in IGaCoS. The Festival formally opened with the Pangapog Rites. Presided by a ‘Balyan’ (priestess), the rite included offering back the farm tools to ‘Magbabaya’. This was followed by a “Misa-Pasalamat”, a Eucharistic celebration with some indigenous and ecumenical adaptations. These activities were held at the Freedom Park in Peñaplata where the “Pusaka sa Kaompoanan”, an exhibit of indigenous artifacts and photos of the Lumad elders and leaders were also displayed. Also situated in the Freedom Park was the “Tabo sa Pangapog”, a 3-day agro-industrial fair of Samal products.  Read More:  http://www.lutongbahay.com/index.cfm?pagename=focusregion&opn=0&focusID=107

 

Banana Festival

 

Photo from:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/jovijovijovi/sets/72157631282414370/

 

Street dancing, agri trade fair to highlight Davao del Norte as “banana country”.

This festival is a celebration of the abundance of bananas. It showcases the different varieties of banana like the Senorita, the Latundan, the Lacatan and the Saba. Vanana cookfest, “saba”-inspired street dancing competition and beauty pageant and agri trade fair highlights Davao del Norte as “banana country”.  Read More:  http://www.pranxer.com/Event/Details/1402

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Davao del Norte – Banana Capital of the Philippines

How to Get to Davao del Norte

Top Tourist Attractions in Davao del Norte

Watch the Colorful Festivals of Davao del Norte

Amazing Beaches and Resorts in Davao del Norte

How to Have a Lot of Fun in Davao del Norte

Davao del Norte Photo Gallery

Davao del Norte Video Collection

 

 





 

 

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