Archive for the ‘Marinduque’ Category

Festival: Bila-Bila

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2009
File Under: Festival, Marinduque

Boac, the capital of Marinduque is being touted as the butterfly center of the Philippines due to the emergence of butterfly farms in the town. In order to promote the industry, the local government created the Bila-Bila Festival in conjunction with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception (the town’s patron saint) on December 8. On […]


Festival: Kangga

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2009
File Under: Festival, Marinduque

The agricultural town of Mogpog in the northeastern portion of the island is indebted to their patron saint San Isidro Labrador for their annual harvests. To pay tribute to the saint and to the farmers whose tools labored the land for many months, the local government adopted the Kangga Festival which is celebrated annually to […]


Marinduque

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2009
File Under: Featured, Luzon, Marinduque

Marinduque is an island province at the geographical center of the Philippines touted as an accessible and affordable alternative to Boracay. Find yourself embracing nature’s innate beauty and basking in the island’s rich and colorful history and cultural heritage without the hassle of distance and cost.

Usually, this island province is associated with the Moriones Festival, the trademark revelry and tourist magnet of the island.