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FESTIVALS IN MANILA

 

Manila, Philippines offers visitors a rich array of events and festivals throughout the year that highlight its unique cultural identity and history. It is known for its jovial spirit and festive occasions. Festivals in Manila, like most Filipino culture, usually relate to Catholicism. But the secular credentials of the festivals are never missing.

Manila festivals and events represent social, religious and communal facets of people of the city. Some festivals are held to usher in the New Year or the new season marking the beginning or end of their harvesting time while, some are occasions to attract tourists from across the world to showcase the traditional and cultural richness of the land. You will be amazed by the galore of legends, customs and faith associated with Manila Festivals and Events.

Festivals and Events in Manila are full of fun, amusement and frolic. Manila Festivals and Events offer an opportunity to tourists to absorb themselves in various social activities and participate in amusement and entertainment.

With religion playing a major role in the lives of most of Manila’s residents, it’s hardly surprising that many of the events and biggest festivals within the city’s calendar are religiously themed or oriented. Traditional Catholic festivals, such as Christmas and Easter, are celebrated enthusiastically. These tend to be the most unique and exciting affairs to attend.

 

Metro Manila Film Festival

 

Photo from:  blogphilippines.com

 

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) is an annual film festival held in Metro Manila, the Philippines. The festival, which runs from December 25 (Christmas) through New Years Day and into first weekend of January in the following year, focuses on Filipino films. During the course of the festival, only films approved by the jurors of the MMFF are shown in movie theaters.

 

Senakulo

 

SenakuloPhoto from: igougo.com

 

The Senakulo is a traditional Filipino dramatization of the life and times of Jesus Christ. Done in song and recitation, it is presented in the public squares in many towns during Lent.

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Visit Manila – “The Pearl of the Orient”

Popular Places in Manila

Places of Worship in Manila

Choices of Hotels in Manila

Tourist Attractions in Manila

Festivals in Manila

 





 

 

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