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1
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regarded as the biggest celebration in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Asia. Held in Naga City, Camarines Sur every third Sunday of September.

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Peñafrancia Festival (Religious)

2
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The devotion and history of Our Lady of Peñafrancia started way back in 1710 with who?

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Miguel Robles de Covarrubias

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began after Rev. Fr. Ambrosio Galindez, the first Filipino Rector of the Agustinian Community and Parish Priest of the San Jose Parish introduced the devotion to Santo Niño in November 1967 after observing the Ati-Atihan Festival in the province of Aklan.

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Dinagyang Festival (Religious)

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one of the biggest and world-class festivals in the Philippines. Held in Iloilo City is on the first month of the year and highlighted with an Ati Tribe Competition every fourth Sunday of January.

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Dinagyang Festival (Religious)

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is a celebration initiated by the Municipality of Angono to express gratitude to its patron Saint Clement, in which the parade of giants is held. The fiesta is celebrated every 23rd of November.

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Higantes Festival (Religious)

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an annual event that started in the year 2002. It was created to promote Bangus or milkfish as Dagupan City’s prime commodity.

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Bangus Festival (Secular or NR)

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started with just an idea that Baguio City should, like other towns and cities in the Philippines, have it’s own “fiesta” or festival celebration.

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Panagbenga Festival (Secular or NR)

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celebrates one of Zambales’ claim to fame, mangoes, during the month of March or April.

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Dinamulag Festival (Secular or NR)

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A replica of the original image of the Santo Niño de Cebu was brought to Iloilo by?

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Fr. Sulpicio Enderez of Cebu

10
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Whose winning entry of a spray of wild sunflowers was selected at the Camp John Hay Art Contest for The official logo of the Panagbenga Festival?

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Trisha Tabangin