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 Bag of Beans, Tagaytay City Bag of Beans is one of the must visit places in Tagaytay City. I am witness to how Bag of Beans has grown from a small coffee shop to an established dining place that it is now today.  Bag of Beans has also opened several branches along the Tagaytay City tourist stretch with six branches as of this writing. Bag of Beans caters as events venue and is one of the preferred wedding venues in Tagaytay City. Bag of Beans is also now into Bed and Breakfast accommodation. For this particular visit, me and my Family came for lunch. The food is really nice! Of course coffee and dessert after lunch is a must!  It was definitely worth the travel! Photo Credits: Bag of Beans Here is a short video of our latest visit to  Bag of Beans (Main) in Tagaytay City. Here are some photos taken during our last visit to Bag of Beans. This is an alfresco area with Italian theme. This is another side with English County vibe. This is an alfresco area with Italian theme. This is the

PHILIPPINE Festivals: Calendar of Events (JULY 2008)

PHILIPPINE Festivals: Calendar of Events (JULY 2008)





Sandugo Festival
July 1 - July 31, 2008
Tagbilaran City, Bohol
Contact Numbers: +63-38-411-3715
eMail: info@tagbilaran.gov.ph
WebSite: http://www.boholsandugo.com/

The annual spectacular festival showcases Bohol's artistry and creativity through its distinct products, culture and tradition. This month-long event features various activities such as an agri-industrial fair, sports events, beauty pageants, balls and dances, entertainment shows, streetdancing and cultural/historical presentations which culminate with the re-enactment of the blood compact or Sandugo between Datu Sikatuna and Don Miguel Lopez de Legazpi.



Sagayan Festival (Maranao War Dance)
July 3, 2008
Tubod, Lanao Del Norte
Contact Numbers: +63-63-341-5562 / +63-63-341-5216
Website: elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/tubod-ldn
Sagayan Festival is a cultural event using as its base a Maranao dance performed during the Araw ng Lanao del Norte. A celebration participated by all the municipalities in the province, it depicts the rich Maranao culture pageantry war dance performed by warriors that portrays masculinity and complemented by a fan dance performed gracefully by Maranao maidens wearing their colorful costumes.



Pagsalabuk Festival
Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte
July 6, 2008
Contact Number: +63-65-212-2485 (City Tourism Ofc)
WebSite: elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/dipolog-city
The Pagsalabuk Festival aims to showcase the myriad interplay of cultures: Muslim, Lumad and the varied and diverse culture of the settlers from all over the Philippines as well as the Spanish, Chinese, American and other Asian cultures that have been meticulously woven and shaped into what is known as the unique Mindanao tri-people culture. Date:

Davao del Norte Banana Festival
July 1, 2008 - July 10, 2008
Province of Davao Del Norte
Contact Number: +63-84-217-3199 / +63-84-217-3340
WebSite: http://www.davaonorte.gov.ph/


A festival of street dancing and agri-trade fair that highlights Davao del Norte as the “banana country of Mindanao”.



Saulog Festival
July 24
Tanjay, Negros Occidental
Contact Numbers: +63-35-527-0800 / +63-35-415-9000
WebSite: elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/tanjay-city
The Saulog Festival is an annual event depicting the battle between the Moros and Christians followed by reconciliation through the intercession of the patron, SeƱor Santiago, held on July 24 on the eve of the patron’s feast. This old tradition of dancing on the streets began with old men engaged in swordplay and dancing from house to house.


Feast of Our Lady of Piat
July 1, 2008 - July 2, 2008
Piat, Cagayan Valley
Contact Number: +63-78-844-1663 / +63-78-844-1333
WebSite: www.piatbasilica.com

The annual feast day of the miraculous image of Our Lady of Piat is celebrated every July 2nd of the year. Main highlight is the procession of the Marian Image being venerated for centuries thus, Piat is acknowledged as a National Shrine and a world-renowned pilgrimage spot.


Bocaue Pagoda Festival
July 4, 2008 - July 7, 2008
Bocaue, Bulacan
Contact Numbers: +63-44-692-1234
WebSite: www.bulacan.gov.ph
A festival held on the first week of July observed in honor of the Holy Cross of Wawa (Mahal na Krus sa Wawa) which, is said to have saved the life of an old woman who was drowning. The main feature of this fiesta celebration is the Pagoda which, glides along the Bocaue River. The Pagoda is a gaily-decorated structure riding on a huge banca. People from all walks of life enjoy the ride on the Pagoda feasting on sumptuous food while the music play

Maubanog Festival
July 9, 2008 - July 15, 2008
Mauban, Quezon
Contact Number: 6342784-0104
eMail: info@mauban.net
WebSite: www.mauban.net
A showcase of the town's local culture as the people of Mauban celebrate their town fiesta in honor of Saint Bonaventure. This seven-day cultural extravaganza features the town's colorful history, amiable people, tasty cuisine and of course it's prized product - the locally fermented nipa wine or famously known as Lambanog.
Activities include an agro-industrial exhibit, a float parade, a street-dancing competition, fireworks display, palarong bayan, benefit ball, boat race, amateur singing competition, and dress-up-your-barangay contest. As a lambanog-producing town, the celebration is not complete without the mandatory bouts with demijohns of the local wine. All houses in the poblacion are expected to offer their guests with the most succulent delicacies that Mauban could offer such as kalamay, tikoy, maja, suman, suspiro, tinuto, binalawang santol, tininghi, pinangat.
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