Minglanillahanons and devotees from all walks of life gather at dawn of Easter Sunday to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Sugat-Kabanhawan Festival is Minglanilla’s highly-anticipated event that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Sugat is a Cebuano word for ‘meeting’, while kabanhawan is for ‘resurrection’.
The Saulog Festival in Tagbilaran City, Bohol is an annual cultural affair honoring St. Joseph the Worker. The Saulog Festival was inspired from the local word “saulog” which means “to celebrate” or “to commemorate“. The first Saulog Festival was held in April 2013.
Wattah stands for “water” as this festival is offered to St. John, who cleansed and prepared the people for the coming of Jesus Christ by baptizing them. Regardless of who you are or where you’re from, everyone — and I mean everyone — gets a fair chance of getting drenched at the Wattah Wattah Festival
Talisay City, one of the most promising cities in the Queen City of the South, takes pride in its very own Halad-Inasal Festival. Celebrated every 15th of October, this annual activity pays homage to their patron saint, Sta. Teresa de Avila.
Sandurot is derived from a Visayan term pakig sandurot which means to come together or a fellowship. The Sandurot Festival is a celebration of the hospitality and openness of the Dumagueteños and an honor to the city's patroness, Sta. Catalina de Alejandria