Silliman University Founder's Day - Negros Oriental Events

Silliman University Founder's Day

Indeed, Dumaguete City celebrates a bunch of festivals throughout the year. Schools and universities in the city also have their own festivities that are crowd-drawers, one of which is the Silliman University Founder's Day celebration.


Silliman University Founder’s Day is comprised of weeklong activities commemorating the establishment in 1901 of the first Protestant University in the Philippines. During this event, several booths are put up by different student organizations around the campus and thousands flock to the SU grounds to see these displays.


It is also during this event that the prestigious Miss Silliman Beauty Pageant is usually held.