Philippine Culture - Celebrations
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National Holidays and Celebrations
February 25 - E.D.S.A Revolution
April 9 - Araw ng Kagitingan
May 1 - Labor Day
June 12 - Independence Day
August 28 - National Heroes Day
November 30 - Bonifacio Day
December 30 - Rizal Day
Native Holidays and Celebrations
January 1 - Bagong Taon (New Year's Day)
January 9 - The Black Nazarene procession in Quiapo
March or April (date varies) - Semana Santa (Holy
Third Saturday and Sunday of September (date varies):
Festival in Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol Region.
During the festivities people attend church services, followed by parade on the
streets, fireworks, and feasting in honor of the Roman Catholic faith and native
culture, and are attended by hundreds of thousands of Filipinos each year. The
Peñafrancia Festival is also highlighted by a fluvial procession in the
November 1 (All Saints Day) through November
2 (All Souls Day). Undas (Day of the Dead) During all Saints/Souls day,
it's traditional to visit the cemeteries and pay homage to their dearly departed.
December 24 - Noche Buena (Christmas Eve).
December 25 - Araw ng Pasko (Christmas Day).
December 31 - Media Noche Bisperas ng Bagong Taon
(New Year's Eve).
January 1 – Bagong Taon (New Year’s Day)