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  • Cagayan de Oro City - August 26 - 28 | Cagayan de Oro City The parade is participated by marching bands from different schools. Various sectors from the government and representatives from different commercial...
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  • Cagayan de Oro City - August 26 - 28 | Cagayan de Oro City Sakay-Sakay sa Lambago is one of the activities during the Kagay'an Festival. It is held along the Cagayan de Oro River where colorful boats race...
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  • Cagayan de Oro City - August | Cagayan de Oro City  Kumbira is a live culinary show and competition participated by professionals and aspiring students. It is considered as the largest culinary event in Mindan...
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  • Cagayan de Oro City - August 26 - 28 | Cagayan de Oro City The Miss Kagay'an Pageant, sometimes referred to as Miss Cagayan de Oro, is one of the most anticipated events during the Kagay'an Festival. Cand...
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  • Bacarra - Holy Week | Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines  The so-called “Sabet” portrays the meeting of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Risen Christ. The “Alleluia”, participated...
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  • Alcoy - Last Saturday of August | Alcoy The Siloy Festival promotes the Mag-abo forest, the municipality's beaches, and the different natural beauties of the place which make Alcoy a perfect tour...
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  • Davao City - Pantatan Festival is held at Los Amigos in the middle of August during the Kadayawan. Los Amigos is a haven of "pantat" restaurants. "Pantat" translates as "catfish&qu...
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  • Cagayan de Oro City - August 26 - 28 | Cagayan de Oro City The Kagay'an Festival coincides with the feast day of Saint Augustine, the Cagayan de Oro's patron saint. The festival features street danci...
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  • Island Garden City of Samal - August 1-7 | Island Garden City of Samal, Davao del Norte. A thanksgiving festival hoping for a good harvest in the coming year, the Pangapog Festival features a colourful parade wit...
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  • Butuan - August 2 | Butuan CityThe Palagsing Festival is a competition for the longest and the best tasting palagsing. Palagsing is a delicacy wrapped in banana leaves. Source:Travelmart  &nb...
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  • Basco - August 4-5 | Basco, Batanes, Philippines  This is highlighted by a cultural presentation showing the life and times of the Ivatans.  Source:NCCA Website
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  • Gainza - August 7| Gainza, Camarines Sur, Philippines  A week-long festivity in Gainza aimed to preserve its culture and tradition and to promote the area as a tourist destination. Highlight is the boa...
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  • Dumaguete City - 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...
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  • Kidapawan - August 09-11 | Kidapawan City, North Cotabato  The Fruit Festival is a venue for Kidapawan to present its fruit-growing industry - by taking the industry to the streets. The event ...
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  • Libon - Every third week of August | Libon, Albay, Philippines Known not only because of the Geothermal Power, Tiwi is famous originally because of the “Coron” or pottery products that are sha...
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  • Liliw - August 12-16| Barangay Calumpang, Liliw, Laguna, Philippines.  A five day festivity featuring the sweet santol and lanzones fruits raised in the locality. Source:VisitMyPhilippines.com &n...
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  • Guinobatan - August 12-17 | Guinobatan, Albay Derived from a local word su wak meaning the process of flowering or blossoming, thus, pagsuwak is a sign of growth, devewlopment and progress of t...
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  • Kidapawan - August 15 | Kidapawan City, North Cotabato Kalibongan is a Manobo term for a grand celebration. The celebration marks the gathering of various Mindanao tribes. Each tribe displays their own c...
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  • Cantilan - August 15 | Cantilan, Surigao del SurThe festival features a war dance depicting the conflict between Muslims and Christians during the Christianization of the early Cantillanons. ...
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  • Tiwi - 3rd Saturday of August | Tiwi, Albay, Philippines. Joroan and Nuestra Señora de Salvacion are inseparable. When we speak of Joroan, we speak of Nuesta Señora de Salvacion because...
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  • Angono - August 19| Angono, Rizal, Philippines. Anniversary of Independence, the residents of Angono led by the Municipal Tourism Office, prepare a weeklong celebration characterized by trade fairs, ar...
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  • Sibonga - August 19 | Sibonga  The Bonga Festival is a thanksgiving celebration dedicated to Siboga's holy patrons, Santa Filomena and Our Lady of Pilar. The festival gives also celebrates the...
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  • Abuyog - August 19 | Abuyog, Leyte  Buyogan focuses on the bee locally known as "buyog" from which the town's name originated.  Source:Hoparound.net
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  • Davao City - 3rd week of August | Davao City Kadayawan is derived from the word "dayaw" that means good, valuable, superior or beautiful. Such is "Kadayawan," a celebration of life...
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  • Jordan - August 21-28 | Jordan, Guimaras  A festivity in support of the National Coconut Week Celebration which recognizes the efforts of the coconut farmers and other stakeholders of the province.&nbs...
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  • Digos - August 22 | Digos City, Davao del Sur The feast of Mary Mediatrix in Digos City is one of church in Poblacion was celebrated during the 22nd of August and this church is the more popular of th...
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  • Quezon City - 23 August | Quezon City, Philippines Another historical event celebrated yearly with a civic parade followed by a flag-raising and a wreath-laying ceremony.  Source:VisitMyPhilippines.com...
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  • Pasacao - August 25-30 | Pasacao, Camarines Sur, Philippines The festival showcases the Pasacao's rich cultural heritage forever reminding its people of the significant contribution to the socio-economi...
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  • Cordova - August 5 | Cordova  During this festival in Cebu, the Cebuano town of Cordova honors its livelihood: fishing. This Cebu fiesta takes its name from the Filipino word for sea – 'dagat' &...
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  • Daraga - August 26 - September 8 | Daraga, Albay, Philippines.  A historical and religious celebration in honor of the town’s patron saint, Our Lady of the Gate. It aims to showcase tha cultural ...
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  • Alcantara, Cebu - August 27 - 28 | Alcantara  The Bahandi Festival celebrates the good things in life. The term bahandi refers to wealth experienced through the abundancy of natural resources. Al...
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  • San Agustin - August 28 | San Agustin, Surigao del Norte The Kalumunan Festival celebrates the gathering of families through street dancing.   Source: Travelmart
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  • Hinatuan - August 28 | Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, Philippines  The Paladong Festival is celebrated through street dancing where participants compete in different categories. The festival is a venue whe...
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  • Coron - August 28 |Coron Feast in honor of the Parochial Patron San Agustin.  Source: Palawan Government
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  • Cuyo Islands - August 28| Cuyo town proper, Palawan  Soot-covered revelers perform the Ati-Atihan street dance to frenzied drumbeats. Source:Tourism Government 
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  • Daanbantayan -  August 29 - 30 | Daanbantayan The word haladaya refers to an offering to Datu Daya, a legendary chieftain in the town. The Datu was well-known because of his bravery in leading...
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  • Pagbilao - August 29 | Pagbilao, Quezon, Philippines.  Bilao Festival showcases the rich resources, traditions, values, aspirations, customs, history, culture, and arts of the municipality of Pagbilao.&n...
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  • Teresa - August 30 | Teresa, Rizal, Philippines.  This is done every year during the feast of Saint Rose of Lima called “Turumba sa Birhen” which means a unique dance dedicated to Saint Ros...
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Philippine International Balloon Festival 2014

The Philippine International Balloon Festival happening on April 10-13, 2014 at Clark, Pampanga.

Hot Air Balloon 2014

This year's theme, "It's More than Just Hot Air", promises more activities other than flying balloons like choreographed kite exhibitions, daily fireworks display, live bands, game shows, and a lot more.

The tentative line up of events are:

Air Show
Hot Air Balloon Friendship Flight
Night Glow
Sky Diving Exhibition
Ultralight Show
Radio-controlled Model Air Craft Exhibition (RC Aeromodelers)
Choreographed Kite Flying Exhibitions
Lights in Flight (Night Kite Flying)

Special Events

Live Bands
Nightly Fireworks Display
The Best of Festivals Street Dancing North Phil Flairtending Competition (professional and amateur category)
Corporate Games Shows (raffle draws of airline tickets and hotel accommodation)
Cultural Presentations
Arts and Crafts Demonstration
It's More Fun Quiz Bee
Cook-off Competition

Ticket price will be 100Php per person, while children six years and below are free to enter the event. Parking will be 50Php for cars and 100Php for buses.

More info at: "More than Just Hot Air" - The Philippine International Friendship Balloon Festival 2014  

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Hot Air Balloon Festival

Rappler captured the crowd-pleasing festivity from the Hot Air Balloon Festival held in Clark Pampanga last 2013.

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Cebu to Bacolod, Dipolog, Iloilo, Kalibo or Surigao Davao to Bacolod

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Manila to Bacolod, Cauayan (Isabela), Cebu, Iloilo, Kalibo, Legazpi, Naga, Roxas, San Jose (Mindoro), Virac or Tuguegarao
Cebu to Boracay (Caticlan), Butuan, Camiguin, Coron (Busuanga), Clark, Legazpi, Ozamiz, Pagadian or Puerto Princesa Davao or Iloilo to Cagayan de Oro

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