& Festivals 2001
with over 7,000 islands, 16 regions, 77 provinces and 68 million people,
one could hardly call the Philippines a dull country. The nation's unique
culture of exotic influences, colorful combination of rich traditions,
unusual faces of ethnic diversity and tumultuous history of colonization
and national heroism have created the foundation for some of the country's
most exciting events and festivals.
is filled with delightful celebrations of music and merriment from the
month of January to December. Tourists as well as visitors from other
towns are more than welcome to join in the colorful festivals. With the
Filipinos' friendly and hospitable nature, no one will feel left out in
the celebrations. Rest assured that anyone who attends the festivals would
have fun and receive the same royal treatment as relatives and friends.