Not Only for Valentines: Festivals and Occasions This February

The Panagbenga Festival is one of the most popular and well-loved festivals in the country. [Image Credit: Panagbenga Festival]
The Panagbenga Pageant is without doubt one of the hottest and well-loved festivals within the nation. [Image Credit: Panagbenga Festival]

Much like the month of January, we must always anticipate a jam-packed February. Not solely is Valentines Day anticipated to be slated this love month, plenty of well-known Festivals within the Philippines might be celebrated and loved not solely by Filipinos however vacationers as effectively.

Are you eager for a weekend of enjoyable or a spot the place you and your beloved can take pleasure in? Look no additional. The month of February has a number of the most colourful, thrilling, and non secular festivals within the nation. Listed here are festivals and occasions in February that you shouldn’t miss!

[Image Credit: Panagbenga Festival]
[Image Credit: Panagbenga Festival]

Often known as the Season of Blooming, Panagbenga is a visually fascinating pageant that options humungous floats adored by lovely, freshly bloomed flowers that parades alongside the complete stretch of Session Highway. Celebrated as a tribute to Baguio’s blooming flower trade, this much-awaited pageant is held within the aftermath of the devastating Luzon 1990 earthquake to assist uplift the spirits of individuals affected.

Location: Baguio
Date: February 1 (Thursday) to March four (Sunday)

[Image Credit: Out of Town Blog]
[Image Credit: Out of Town Blog]

The nation’s largest journey expo is without doubt one of the much-awaited even for travellers as a result of they supply one of the best drop-down charges in airfare, lodging, tour packages, and extra. Journey fanatics get the prospect to attain thrilling provides from journey firms and businesses, worldwide airways, resorts, resorts, insurance coverage, and cruise firms.

Location: SMX Conference Middle
Date: February 9 (Friday) to February 11 (Sunday)
Additionally See: PTAA Journey Tour Expo 2018 Schedule, Venue and Members

[Image Credit: Out of Town Blog]
[Image Credit: Out of Town Blog]

This spectacular occasion is widely known yearly and spectators are left in awe of the actions that unfold earlier than their eyes. Take selfies with scorching air balloons floating within the background and benefit from the meals and store at taking part cubicles. Different actions embody paragliding, skydiving, dancing kites, and driving radio-controlled aircrafts.

Location: Clark Freeport
Date: February eight (Thursday) to February 11 (Sunday)
Additionally See: The 22nd Philippine Worldwide Scorching Air Balloon Fiesta 2018 Official Schedule

[Image Credit: Paraw Regatta/Facebook]
[Image Credit: Paraw Regatta/Facebook]

Now in its 39th yr, Iloilo’s Paraw Regatta is the oldest conventional craft occasion in Asia and in addition the biggest crusing occasion within the Philippines. On the primary day of the occasion, a slalom racing on a course by the seaside is facilitated to achieve participation from the gang. There may be additionally a thirty-meter distance race within the Iloilo Strait, working as much as the coast of Panay and down the coast of Guimaras. The Paraw Regatta celebrates the abilities of the para sailors and brings a fiesta spirit into their lives. It additionally showcases the colourful painted sails that brings spirit to the lives of the contributors and vacationers too.

Location: Iloilo
Date: February 11 (Sunday) to February 16 (Friday)

[Image Credit: Our Awesome Planet]
[Image Credit: Our Awesome Planet]

One other annual pageant within the Bukidnon province, the Kaamulan Pageant is an ethnic pageant that remembers the previous of the province and showcases the distinctive indigenous tradition and its folks, the seven tribal teams that initially inhabited the area. This pageant additionally highlights the rituals of the teams such because the Panlisig or ceremony to drive away evil spirits and the Pamalas or the atonement rituals. These traditions are complemented by a civic parade, a road dancing competitors, a backyard present, and a number of other sporting occasions.

Location: Bukidnon
Date: February 14 (Wednesday) to March 10 (Saturday)

[Image Credit: Pilipinas Popcorn]
[Image Credit: Pilipinas Popcorn]

Prepare for the intense lights and loud music because the annual Worldwide Pyromusical Competitors lights up in SM Mall of Asia. Totally different international locations collect at Mall of Asia to set one of the best fireworks present that fills the sky with colours and lights amidst the gorgeous backdrop of the Manila Bay. Two international locations set to compete each week with marching bands, fireplace dancers, and beats from one of the best DJs on the planet.

Location: Pasay Metropolis
Date: February 17 (Saturday) to March 24 (Saturday)
Additionally see: Schedule of Actions: ninth Philippine Worldwide Pyromusical Competitors 2018


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