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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 (AUGUST 2008)

PHILIPPINE Festivals: Calendar of Events (AUGUST 2008)



PALU-PALO FESTIVAL (GRAND CELEBRATION)
Basco, Batanes


A cultural presentation of the different municipalities of Batanes, showcasing their ethnic group''s rugged yet storied existence.



MERCEDES FISHTIVAL
Mercedes, Camarines


It is a fishermen’s celebration of thanksigiving for the blessings and bounty during the seafaring, fishing expeditions and fish farming.


For more information pls contact:
Office of the Mayor
Tel. No. (6354) 440. 10. 11


MINDANAO TRADE EXPO
Davao City


An Agro industrial trade fair with business matching for the promotion of Mindanao’s world class product.


For more information please contact:
City Tourism Office
Tel. No. (6382) 222.19.56
Telefax (6382) 222.19.57


CORDOVA DINAGAT FESTIVAL (FISHING RITUALS)
Cordova, Cebu


The celebration honors the town’s most prized source of livelihood-fishing. “Dinagat” means “anything” pertaining to the sea”. It showcases Cordova’s distinctive cultural heritage though authentic traditional rituals and dances. The dance movement is an imitation of the movement of the sea life. Its story portrays own literary forms such as its folktales, legends, myths and historical facts inspire its dance scenarios.


For more information please contact:
Office of the Mayor
Tel. No. (6332)496-8150


KAADLAWAN HAN SAMAR
Catbalogan Samar


Festivities to commemorate the foundation day of Samar


For more information please contact:
Jover Laurio
Tourism Officer Prov. of Samar
CP# O9182196276


PASAKA
Tanauan, Leyte


Religious homage/ cultural dance parade in honor of Our Lady of the Assumption


For more information please contact:
Mrs. Olive Tiu
Tel No. (6353) 321.22.77/(63917) 609.36.80


KALIBONGAN FESTIVAL (HORSE FIGHT & BLOOD COMPACT)
Kidapawan City, N. Cotabato


August 14 marks the celebration of the Kalibongan Festival. Kalibongan is a manobo term for a Grand Festival which is celebrated yearly in Kidapawan, Cotabato. The Manobos, Bagobos, and other highland tribes from the different parts of the province go down to Kidapawan to show off and proudly display their tradition and cultural heritage. The natives display thier own version of "party" with a traditional horsefight, a "blood compact" peace ceremony, etc.


“KUMBIRA” (FOOD FESTIVAL)
Cagayan de Oro City Food & culinary competitions sponsored by the Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association (COHARA).


For more information pls contact:
DOT-10, Velez St., Cagayan de Oro/(638822) 723696


LUBI-LUBI (COCONUT) FESTIVAL
Calubian, Leyte


The humble coconut tree gets its day in the spotlight as the town celebrates its Lubi-Lubi Festival.


For more information please contact:
Dir. Norma Morantte
DOT Region V
Tel. No. (6353) 321.20.48 / 321.43.33


PAVVU RULUN FESTIVAL & PADDA NA LIMA (GRAND CELEBRATION)
Tuguegarao, Cagayan


Celebration includes sports and cultural presentations, Padda na Lima Trade Fair, beauty pageant, street dancing.


For more information please contact:
Office of the City Mayor
Tel. No.(6378)844.14.49


CORON FESTIVAL
Tiwi, Albay


“Coron” is a Bicol dialect meaning clay-pot or potteries of which the town of Tiwi is popularly known for. Thus, the festival’s main feature is the municipalities pottery industry which is done with skills passed from parents to children and perfected through long years of practice without the benefit of written manuals.


For more information please contact:
Office of the Mayor, Tiwi, Albay
Tel. No. (6352) 488.59.75


SIRONG FESTIVAL

Cantilan, Surigao del Sur

A war dance between Muslims and Christians, reflecting the Christianization of the early Cantillanons.


For more information please contact:
DOT REGION XIII
LETICIA TAN, Officer-In-Charge
No. 174 km. 2, J.C. Aquino Ave., 8600 Butuan City
Tel. No. (6385)2255712/3418413
Fax No. (6385)3416371
E-mail: tourism@balanghai.com


FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION
Boac, Marinduque


A celebration in honor of Our Lady of the Assumption.


For more information please contact:
Parish of Immaculate Conception
Tel. No. (6342)332.12.60




KADAYAWAN SA DABAW

Davao City
A festival celebrating the city''s bountiful harvest in a form of grand colorful parade of orchid-bedecked floats and tribal street dancing.

For more information contact the following:

THE KADAYAWAN SA DAVAO FOUNDATION, INC.

No. 6 Penaloza Bldg., Villa Abrille St., Davao City Tel. No. (6382) 2246319 Webiste: http://www.kadayawan.net/ E-mail: info@kadayawan.net

CITY OF TOURISM OPERATIONS OFFICE

Rm. 20, 2nd Flr., City Hall

Tel. Nos. (6382) 2221956/1957


DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM REG. 13

Magsaysay Park Complex

Tel. Nos. (6382) 2216955/2210070

E-mail: dotr11@mozcom.com

PILGRIMAGE TO JOROAN
Joroan, Tiwi, Albay

A rare peek into the deeply religious soul of the Filipino.
SUNDAYAG
Cagayan de Oro City

A showcase of the Best of Northern Mindanao featuring Agriculture, Trade, & Tourism destinations.
For more information please contact:
DOT Region 10
(638822) 723696
FRUIT FESTIVAL
Kidapawan City, North Cotabato

Kidapawan takes its fruit growing industry to the streets literally as the city celebrates its annual fruit festival. There are cultural shows, a parade of local fruit products, a bevy of exhibits, street dancing competition and selected lectures on fruit preparation.

BUYOGAN FESTIVAL
Abuyog, Leyte
“Buyog” (bees) dancer depict the origin of the town’s name in a well choreographed dance.
For more information please contact
Mayor Ofelia Traya
Tel. No. (6353) 334.21.95 / 334.22.00

BANKATON
Lavezares, N. Samar

Exciting motorboat race in honor of the town’s patron saint
For more information please contact:
Mr. Jose Lim/Tel. No. (6355) 354.10.57

KALUBIHAN FESTIVAL
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. Activities include “Karituhan”, a parade of caritos artistically decorated with coconuts and its products, poster making and painting contests. Hataw sa Kalubihan – games and cultural presentation, food festival and highlighted by a coronation of “Nanay sang Kalubihan”.
For more information kindly contact:
Gov. JC Rahman Nava
Provincial Capitol
Jordan, Guimaras
Or Ms. Angie Gabinete
Provincial Tourism Officer
(639194090878)

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