Angono - Rizal Destinations


It is a 1st class urban municipality in the province of Rizal.
Angono, Rizal is known as "The Art Capital of the Philippines". It is located 30 kilometers east of Manila. According to the latest census, it has a population of 97,209 inhabitants in 15,740 households. First created as a pueblo in 1766, Angono became a municipality in 1935.
Angono is the hometown of two national artists, Lucio San Pedro for music and Carlos "Botong" Francisco for arts. One of the public schools in Brgy. Mahabang Parang is named Carlos "Botong" V. Francisco National High School in honor of the said artist. The town also boasts of other artists like Nemiranda, Perdigon to name a few. Around the town are artworks like various sculptures.
The artistic town of Angono celebrates the feast of Pope St. Clement I every November 22 to 23 of each year. There are times that this coincides with the feast of Christ the King. The celebration starts with the novena mass on the 14th till 22nd day of November, the devotees in prayer and thanksgiving, dance in the church patio after the novena mass. The dancing was accompanied by the Angono band with the the church bell ringing after playing the music.