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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.


Bamboo Organ Festival


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One of the most unique and prestigious events in Manila’s calendar is this international music festival focusing on organ music. The week-long festival takes place at St Joseph’s Church, with events centering on its famous Bamboo Organ. Performances of sacred music from all periods fill the air during the event.


Kalesa Festival


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The Kalesa Festival has been established to help promote the traditional horse carriages that still ply the streets of some neighbourhoods in Manila. Traditional dancing and singing, as well as musical performances are highlights of this event.


Araw ng Maynila (Manila Day)


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Manila Day – This city pride day is observed all over Manila. A four-day food festival runs along the seawall of Roxas boulevard, where cafés from around the city put up booths selling food. There is also a national talent contest, music concerts and other fun events.


Filipino Heritage Festival


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Manila celebrates its cultural diversity with this fun and comprehensive festival. During the Filipino Heritage Festival, food, handicrafts, music and dance are all on display at venues such as Rizal Park and other main sites. This is the perfect time to learn more about the local culture in a festive atmosphere.


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