Thursday, February 12, 2009

Philippines' Festivals: Pamulinawen Festival of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte

Philippines is blessed with rich and colorful celebrations in almost every edge of the archipelago. Every celebration in the island shows how the Filipinos value traditions, creativity, gratitude and unity. One of those festivals for the month of February is the famous Pamulinawen Festival.

The city of Laoag celebrates its annual Pamulinawen Festival being held on the feast day of the town’s patron saint, Saint William the Hermit. It runs from February 2-11 to give honor, pay homage and extend their gratitude to their patron saint believed to help them spared from calamities and disasters.

The festival features different activities from the locals like street dancing, the Miss Laoag City beauty contest, floral parade and more.

Video care of reysibayan.


Mariuca said...

Happy Valentine’s Day from MPG! Join me in a wonderful new Love Meme. Let’s spread the love shall we?

Crissy said...

@ Mariuca:

Hi MPG! I'll drop by tomorrow to get the Love Meme. Thanks for sharing this one to me my dear friend and have a lovely VD! xoxo

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