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Events this month of June

  • Davao City - First week of June | Davao City  The Philippine Eagle Week promotes awareness on the Philippine Eagle as an endangered species. Activities are done in the Philippine Eagle Center&nbs...
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  • Manila - Originally an idea conceived in France, the Fête de la Musique festival is now celebrated in about 100 countries around the world on the same day. Manila has one of the biggest and ...
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  • Camarines Norte - No specific date| Camarines Norte, Pihilippines.  It is composed of inland and coastal barangays.The ricefields and rivers serves as a source of livelihood of the inhabitants. Durng the S...
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  • Puerto Princesa - 3rd Week of June |Sitio Magrwak, Bacungan, Puerto Princesa City  The Pista Y Ang Kagueban (Feast of the Forest) is a festive reforestation activity of the Irawan Watershed in Barangay Inagaw...
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  • Catigbian - June | Catigbian, Bohol But what distinguishes Catigbian from other towns is its annual festival, the Katigbawan. A week-long festival comprising of various activities like carabao-r...
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  • Badiangan - Last week of June | Badiangan The Pandayan Festival is a celebration of Badiangan's excellent blacksmithing traditions, which has been one of the main source of livelihood.  The muni...
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  • Siargao Island - June 8 - 12 | Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte Carrera Habagat is the toughest four-day adventure race and the biggest in the Philippines. It involves trekking and trail running, ka...
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  • Angono - June 1| Angono, Rizal, Philippines. The festival aims to create awareness and appreciation of Philippine Art and Culture; and promoting arts and culture as vital attraction for local and forei...
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  • Dipolog - June 1- June 6 | Dipolog CityA week’s celebration featuring agro-industrial fairs, sports, beauty pageants, concerts, cultural shows and street dancing. Source: travelmart  &nbs...
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  • Surigao City - June 1 | Barangay Taft, Surigao CitySakay-Sakay Abayan is a procession at sea conducted as tribute to the Patron Saint of Bilang-Bilang, Virgen dela Paz Y Buen Viaje - the patroness of good voy...
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  • Tubod - July 04 | Tubod, Lanao del Norte The Sagayan features a war dance performed by warriors carrying elaborated shields and weapons. The women dressed in colorful clothing also perform...
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  • Tudela - June 10 – 11 | Tudela, Camotes Island  The sweet potato, known in the Filipino vernacular as camote, is the focus of a Cebu festival known as the Camotes Cassava festival. The town of T...
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  • Masbate - June 11-12 | Masbate, Philippines.  Pagdayao, in the Masbateno dialect, loosely means the act of praising, of honoring and thanksgiving.  Thus the event manifests the religiosity of the M...
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  • Gubat - June 12 | Gubat, Sorsogon, PhilippinesA festival based on the roots of the town of which its name was derived. It features the following activities: cultural street parade, exhibit, sail boat race,...
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  • La Trinidad - June 12- 16 | La Trinidad, Benguet, PhilippinesGeneral cleaning and tree planting acitivity along with cultural shows and sportsfest. Source:Travelmart.net
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  • San Vicente - June 21 |San Vicente  Municipal Foundation Day Celebration.  Source: Palawan Government
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  • Sibulan - June 12 | Sibulan, Negros OrientalA fluvial procession along the Tañon Strait commemorating the founding of the statue of Sr. San Antonio de Padua, Sibulan's Patron Saint.  The process...
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  • Toledo City - June 12 | Toledo City  The term hinulawan refers to the old name of the place. It is also an abbreviated form of the Cebuano phrase "Hinaguang Bulawan" which literally tran...
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  • Zumarraga - June 13 | Zumarraga, Samar  One of the cleanest towns of the province, rich fishing ground.  Source:Province of Samar
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  • Tuburan - June 13 | Tuburan The Tubod Festival is a tribute to the municipality's patron saint, San Antonio de Padua. The festival is celebrated with a parade and group dancing. Tuburan's hist...
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  • Sibulan - June 13 | Sibulan St. Anthony’s devotees from all over the province crowd at the Sibulan church to light candles for the patron saint every 13th of each month, especially on the 13th of ...
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  • Cervantes - June 14 | Cervantes, Ilocos Sur, Philippines Commemoration of the historical victory of the Filipino guerillas in Northern Luzon which led to the surrender of Gen. Yamashita and the end of the...
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  • Prosperidad - June 15-17 | Prosperidad, Agusan del SurThe Naliyagan Festival celebrates the foundation anniversary of Agusan del Sur. It is a six-day socio-cultural and arts exposition of the indigenous tribes ...
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  • Daet - June 15-24 | Daet, Camarines Norte, Philippines   Sweet, juicy pineapple is the fruit of choice for the people of Daet, Camarines Norte. In fact, they loved it so much that they made a festiva...
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  • Carrascal - July 16 | Carrascal, Surigao del SurThis is a Mardi gras performed around the streets of Carrascal in honor of their patroness, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.  Source: travelmart
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  • Magdalena - June 16-18 | Magdalena, Laguna, Philippines.  A celebration highlighted by street dancing competition with the participants’ costumes made of bamboo grass materials.  Source:VisitM...
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  • Compostela Valley - June 17 | Compostela Valley  The Kaimunan Festival celebrates the founding anniversary of the Municipality of Maco. The event is celebrated with the Feast of the Mother of Perpetual Help ...
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  • Puerto Princesa - June 17-23 | Provincial Capitol Compound, Puerto Princesa City  A celebration of the centennial of the founding of the civil government of Palawan. Highlights are LGU Trade and Food Fair, colo...
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  • Puerto Princesa - 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 BARAGATA...
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  • Aloguinsan - June 17 | Aloguinsan The Kinsan Festival is named after a type of fish. Kinsan is a fish of great abundance in Aloguinsan. It is a town favorite, not only because it is unique to the...
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  • Lagawe - June 18 | Lagawe, Ifugao, Philippines.  Provincial celebration of the anniversary of Ifugao as a Province. Source:Philtourism.gov.ph
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  • Surigao City - June 19 | Surigao City, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur, PhilippinesAdlaw Nan Surigao commemorates the charter anniversary of Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur. Both provinces simultaneou...
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  • Laguna - June 19 | Calamba, Laguna, PhilippinesIn memory of the birthday of the Philippine National Hero, Jose P. Rizal, the townfolk of Calamba offers flowers to Rizal Shrine. A civic parade also features ...
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  • Palawan - June 19 | Province wide, Palawan  A massive tree planting activity to help alleviate global warming. Source:TravelMart.net
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  • Pagadian - June 20 | Pagadian City, Zamboanga del SurZambulawan Festival is celebrated with street dancing and a parade showcasing different Subanen costumes and rituals. Source:travelmart  
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  • Nabunturan - June 21 | Nabunturan, Compostela Valley The Simballay Festival marks the founding anniversary of Nabunturan. Source:hoparound.net          &nb...
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  • San Francisco - June 21 | San Francisco, Agusan del SurThe Diwata Festival showcases the Manobo culture. One of the main activites of the festival is street dancing. The celebration coincides with the founding an...
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  • Cagwait - June 22-24 | Cagwait, Surigao del SurThe Kaliguan Fluvial Festival is a yearly festival held in honor of St. John the Baptist. The event is highlighted by the Search for Perlas ng Kaliguan Beauty ...
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  • Cavite - June 22- 29 | Cavite, Philippines  It has been a yearly tradition to celebrate the Cavite City Water Festival more popularly known as "REGADA" every June. The annual tourism oriented...
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  • Tiaong - June 23-24 | Tiaong, Quezon, Philippines.  A celebration that coincides with the Feast of St. John the Baptist. People in all walks of life gather as one in solidarity paying tribute to St. Jo...
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  • Cagayan - June 23- June 29 | Province of Cagayan   The 422nd anniversary of the founding of the civil government of Cagayan. Activities include lectures, exhibits, games, beauty pageant, agro-t...
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  • Calumpit - Held during June 23-24 | Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines A fluvial procession of well-decorated pagodas is held on the river every 23rd of June right before the annual town fiesta in honor of S...
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  • Piat - June 23- June 30 | Piat, CagayanPiat Sambali Festival is a commemoration of the Christianization of the Itawes region of Cagayan. Source:travelmart        &...
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  • Pila - June 24 | Pila, Laguna, Philippines.  The townfolk of Pila celebrate the feast of San Antonio de Padua through a procession, merry making and festive dining in most of the beautiful ancestral ...
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  • Tiaong - June 24 |Tiaong, Quezon, Philippines.  The idea of the festival revolved around paying tribute to the cows. But instead of showcasing real cows in their annual parade, the local government dec...
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  • Balayan - June 24| Balayan, Batangas, PhilippinesA different sight and flavor are introduced in June with a festival in Balayan, Batangas, commonly known as the "Parada Ng Lechon". The luscious roa...
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  • Manila - June 24| Manila, PhilippinesJune 24 marks the anniversary of the proclamation of Manila as the nation's capital (1571). It is celebrated with a parade, film festival and concerts held all over the ...
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  • Murcia - June 24 | Murcia, Negros Occidental, Philippines A symbolic celebration of man's return to primitive time when he was closer to nature. It seeks to instill in people the awareness and care of ...
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  • Tacloban - Last week of June | Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines The festival consists of three major activities: (1) Subiran Regatta - a sailboat race held at the eastern entrance of San Juanico Strait, (2) ...
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  • Tabuelan - June 24 | Tabuelan  During this Cebu festival, the Cebu town of Tabuelan celebrates the feast of Saint John the Baptist, its patron saint. Several events take place during this fiesta in Cebu...
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  • Sara - June 24 | Sara The Sulay Basya is a festival in honor of Saint John the Baptist and the baptism of Jesus, which started Jesus' evangelical mission. This festival is celebrated with water,...
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  • Leganes - June 24 | Leganes Every 24th of June Legasnons troop to the beaches of Leganes to witness the celebration of their town's unprecedented skill in sailing and to celebrate their achieveme...
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  • Pola - June 24 | Pola, Oriental Mindoro This is a religious festival in honor of St. John the Baptist, coupled with a festive social affair. It is usually a banquet, preceded by a pagoda and the para...
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  • Pola - June 24 |Pola, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines At the Lechon Festival, or Parada ng Lechon, in local parlance, roast pigs or lechon garbed in creative costumes are paraded around the town to the...
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  • Pola - June 25 | Pola, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines  Legend says that a long time ago, a fisherman saw a statue on the shore. The statue was identified later by the priest as the statue of St. John ...
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  • Batanes - June 26 | Batanes, Philippines  Marked with playground demonstrations, parades, the Palu-palo Festival, and other cultural events. Source:Wowphilippines.com.ph
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  • Tagbina - June 27 | Tagbina, Surigao del Sur The Taephag Festival is a Manobo ritual done in preparation for planting or harvesting. Source:travelmart Experiencephilippines.ph  
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  • San Isidro - June 14-17 | San Isidro, Davao Oriental The Bauldayawan Festival celebrates a good harvest. The term Bauldayawan is derived from three words. Baul is from the Mandaya word for farm. Da is fro...
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  • Cagdianao - June 28 | Cagdianao, Surigao del NorteThe Sirong-Sirong Festival is a celebration held in honor of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. The event is highlighted by an ethnic mardigras contest, an ...
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  • Bantayan - June 28 - 29 | Bantayan The term palawod means to go out to the sea to fish. Fishing is a very important activity in Bantayan given that the municipality is considered as one of ...
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  • Sorsogon - June 28-29 | Sorsogon City, Philippines Sorsogon City's premier annual festival is the Pili Festival which also coincides with the City's traditional patronal fiesta, June 28-29, in honor of its p...
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  • Apalit - June 28-30 |Apalit, Pampanga, Philippines.  A colorful fluvial procession of the venerated image of St. Peter, fondly called "Apung Iru" by the locals. From its sanctuary at Capalang...
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  • Barotac Viejo - June 28 | Barotac Viejo Baroto sa Lutac Race is an annual event developed to celebrate Barotac's rich history. The race is participated by pairs representing corresponding barangays. The parti...
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  • Makati - June 29 | Makati City, Philippines Bailes De Arcos, or "Dance of Arcs", is performed during the feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Performers are daughters of previous dancers. Mos...
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  • Amlan - June 29 | Amlan, Negros Oriental  Old ritual invokes good fortune on fisherman, images of patron St. Peter and St. Paul are ferried by decorated sea crafts between the two chapels of Tandaya...
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  • Malay - January 29 - February 4 | Bulabog Beach, Boracay, Malay, Aklan  The country's biggest windsurfing event drawing participants from all over Asia. Source:Corporate.mozcom.comBorac...
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  • Paranas - June 29 | Paranas, Samar The site of SAMELCO plant, famous for its native delicacies "cuchinta" and "puto".  Source:Province of Samar
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  • Bulalacao - June 29| Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines  Brought in by the early settlers who came from the Island of Panay, this festival is done in honor of the town’s patron saints Peter &a...
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  • Butuan - July 31 | Butuan City, Agusan del NorteThe feast honors St. Anne (Santa Ana), who is known to protect the residents along the Agusan River from man-eating crocodiles. The celebration includes a p...
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Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in San Jose del Monte

Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is located in Graceville, San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan, Philippines

 

An exact replica of the Lourdes Grotto in France, it features a mock hill calvary where life-size statues depict the passion and death of Jesus Christ. This grotto attracts big crowds during the Lenten season.

 

Source:

Bulacan.gov.ph