Philippine Daily Inquirer
THIS WEEK’S FESTIVALS
April 23 to April 29
April 26 to May 3 International Costume Festival
Costumes of different nations will be represented in this festival in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur province. Foreign participants collaborate with local designers in using indigenous materials on their creations, which would be featured in a parade and fashion show.
April 26 to May 15 Tanda Festival
A festival in Tubigon in Bohol province that highlights the town’s history and culture. “Tanda” is a local term which means “short visit.” Activities include a fair and Bulong Imang street dancing and showdown competition.
April 27 Katubhan Festival
The municipality of Medellin in Cebu province gives thanks to its patron saint, Señor Sto. Niño, for a good harvest of sugarcane, one of the town’s agricultural products. Activities include a parade and street dancing competition.