Local Philippines Events
Sagay City |March 19   An annual thanksgiving in honor of St. Joseph, showcasing the best of Sagay’s arts, culture, products, and people.  Source:FlyPhilippines

March 19 | Bacsil, San Fernando City, La Union, Philippines. To commemorate the bravery of the Filipinos during the Battle in Bacsil Ridge in the year 1945 that led to the complete liberation of the town.  Source:Sanfernandocity.gov.ph

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March 19 | Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro A religious festival in honor of St. Joseph. It is celebrated by way of the Sulyog (Suli and Niyog) Festival through dances, flats, and cultural shows. Source:Travelmart.net

March 20-22 | Cainta, Rizal, Philippines.  A stage presentation that highlighted the judgement of Jesus Christ. Source:Wowphilippines.ca  

March 20 | San Fernando City,  Philippines.  The celebration of the Founding Anniversary of San Fernando as a City ratified during a plebiscite on March 20, 1998 subsequent to Republic Act 8509, authored by then Gov. Victor F. Ortega, converting the municipality into a component city of La Union on February 13 that same year.  Source:Sanfernandocity.gov.ph

March 21-27 | Tapaz, Marinduque, Philippines A festival of the moriones, colorfuly garbed and masked soldiers and centurions; culminates in the reenactment of the beheading of Longinus. The entire towns of Boac, Mogpog and Gasan are virtually converted into huge stages as the story of Longinus unfolds.  Source:TravelMart.Net

Good Friday | Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines.   Parishes in Parañaque performs the way of the cross on Good Friday during Lenten season, enacting Christ’s arrest, mocking, trial, carrying of the cross, crucifixion and death on the cross. There are also actual flagellations and nailings to the cross of penitents as expressions of devotion and penance.   Source:1stPhilippines.com         

March 21-26 | Cebu  The Buhing Kalbaryo Festival is a Cebu festival held during Lent by the Buhing Kalbaryo Foundation Inc. During this festival in Cebu, several key events of the life of Jesus Christ are reenacted, including the Triumphant Entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, acted out with an entry at the San Nicolas Church patio. Several street dramas take place portraying Jesus Christ's passion from his arrest until his resurrection. This Cebu fiesta culminates with Easter Mass. Source:Cebu Central.com

March 21 | Victorias City   The festival is in commemoration of the city’s Charter Anniversary which falls every 21st of March and goes with week-long festivities.  Source:FlyPhilippines

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March 21 |Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines From “sining-kalabaw”, a creative artistic painting competition with no less than the carabaos as “canvasses”. This festival honors our native “beasts of the burden” as an eternally indespensible partner in farming and, essentially, a tribute to the indusrriousness of our farmers. Source:Philippinefiestas.com