Holidays and festivals in The Philippines

Chinese New Year Fireworks

Chinese New Year

Bust out some red duds, grab a lantern and toast the Chinese New Year in style.

Asia puckers up for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has spread across the globe and has found a happy home in Asia. Learn how Valentines Day is celebrated in this part of the world.

Boracay International Dragon Boat Festival

Boracay Dragon Boat Festival 2017

Boracay Island Paddlers Association, in collaboration with the Philippine Dragon Boat Federation, introduced the festival in 2007 and held every year since then, during the peak of summer.

Kadayawan Festival

Kadayawan Festival in Davao City

Held on the third week of August every year, the Kadayawan Festival coincides with the harvest season of local produce and the blooming of many of the region’s exotic flowers.

MassKara Festival

Bacolod’s MassKara Festival

October signals an important month for Bacolod City in Negros Occidental, Philippines, because it is marks the beginning of the highly anticipated MassKara Festival season.