Baragatan Festival - Palawan Events

Baragatan Festival

June 17-23 |Provincial Capitol Grounds, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines


A week long celebration of the Founding Anniversary of the Civil Government of Palawan. Dubbed as BARAGATAN, from a Cuyuno word "beggar" which means a convergence of people coming together from various municipalities bringing their songs, dances and music and present all these aspect of life through cultural presentation, trade shows, exhibitions, float parade and street dancing. Baragatan celebrates the foundation of the civil government of Palawan. The festival derives its name from a Cuyunon terms that means 'meeting', and true to its meaning Baragatan is a convergence and coming together of the people of Palawan to celebrate its history and rich culture. Highlights of the event are trade and food fair, street dancing, cultural shows of different municipalities, the private sector and the ethnic groups, and the coronation of Ms. Palawan.