Local Philippines Events
August 27
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. Alcantara is a town that depends greatly on farming and fishing. Source:Cebu Province Official Website 

August 28
August 28 | San Agustin, Surigao del Norte The Kalumunan Festival celebrates the gathering of families through street dancing.   Source: Travelmart

August 28
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 where members of different tribes can showcase their cultural heritage. The celebration is intended for the descendants of Hinatuan's earliest settlers years before the Spanish occupation.  Source: travelmartPhilippine Information Agency 

August 28
August 28 |Coron Feast in honor of the Parochial Patron San Agustin.  Source: Palawan Government

August 28
August 28| Cuyo town proper, Palawan  Soot-covered revelers perform the Ati-Atihan street dance to frenzied drumbeats. Source:Tourism Government 

August 29
 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 his warriors to fight against the Moro pirates. The Haladaya Festival celebrates Datu Daya's heroism and the town's victory over the Moros. Source:Cebu Province Official Website

August 29 | Pagbilao, Quezon, Philippines.  Bilao Festival showcases the rich resources, traditions, values, aspirations, customs, history, culture, and arts of the municipality of Pagbilao. Source:Tourism.qzn.ph

August 30
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 Rose of Lima, the patron saint of Teresa. Song and dance rites are practiced during the turn of the 19th century up to this time. It was participated in by children, young and old who dance with the accompaniment of the musical band. They are clad in colorful costumes with big salakot decorated with multi colored Japanese papers and will dance their way from church to the different barangays of the town. They got hold of any branches of trees and shrubs found in their way to use as their swaying instruments in the dance.   Source:VisitMyPhilippines.com Lakbaypilipinas.com