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FESTIVALS IN SULU
Rajah Baguinda Festival
Rajah Baguinda Festival is celebrated every 2nd week of August.
The festival is celebrated to the essential contribution of Rajah Baguinda in history. He led the spread of the adoptation of Sulu Sultanate government and Islam religion. It starts on the second week of August in Jolo, Sulu. Knowing that they have the same faith, the natives accepted Rajah in the island and his arrival is not welcomed by the natives but he fought back. Participants are in the city throughout with the colorful costumes and the performance of different cultural shows is done to give honor to the arrival of Rajah. Read More: http://philippinestravelsite.com/august-festivals-philippines/
A grand spectacle of colors adorn the seas of Jolo, Sulu as vintas sailed off the island’s coast onFebruary 14 for the Vinta Festival. It was organized by the Joint Task Group of Sulu.
The spotlight was on the Badjaos that showcase vintas donated to them by the Joint Task Group Sulu, the local government and other organizations in Mindanao. Locals of Sulu watched in awe of the spectacle of vintas at sea.
Badjaos who received the vintas said they are happy to start their livelihood with the traditional boats that define their culture and identity. Read More: http://cnnphilippines.com/regional/2016/02/17/vinta-festival-sulu-province.html
Hariraya Puasa Festival
Hariraya Hadji Festival
Amon Jaded Festival
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