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May 5, 2018 9:08 PM This Week’s Festivals: May 6-12, 2018

A festival in Caramoan, Camarines Sur province features the island’s cultural heritage and local industries. Activities include a food expo, tree planting event, fun run and float competition. The province of Guimaras celebrates the product it is most known for—mango. With the theme, “Bugana: Celebrating the silver glory of Manggahan Festival,” the festivities 6

May 3, 2018 12:20 PM Kalayaan Run donates 40 dialysers to patients

LONG before the gun has been fired for the Kalayaan Trail Run Music Festival, 40 dialysers have been delivered to kidney patients at the Baguio General Hospital Dialysis Center. Bong Reyes of the organizing Project 7 said that the 40 dialysers, each worth at least P3,000, were given before the June 9 run at the Scout Barrio ground and around the neighborhood 10

May 3, 2018 10:50 AM The soul of Hong Kong

Witness how locals flock by the thousands across Hong Kong to celebrate the birthday of Tin Hau and pray to the Goddess of the Sea for safety, fine weather, and full fishing nets for the coming year. One of the highlights of the Tin Hau festivities is the three-hour Shap Pat Heung (“18 Villages”) fa pau parade in Yuen Long happening on May 8. The procession 5

April 28, 2018 9:20 PM This Week’s Festivals: April 29 to May 5, 2018

A festival in Liliw in Laguna province, celebrating the town’s footwear industry, which is the main source of income of its residents. Activities include a street party, photo and painting contest, people’s night and a display of the town’s products. The local “bangus” (milkfish) industry in Dagupan City in Pangasinan province is showcased in a monthlong 24

April 26, 2018 10:46 AM Pageants, festivals at Aliwan Fiesta 2018

Aliwan Fiesta, the country’s largest gathering of Philippine cultural festivals, kicked off yesterday with the Shoppers Bazaar opening and star-studded Pasakalye concert and variety show. Lovely ladies from different regions will compete at the Reyna ng Aliwan pageant happening today, 7:00 p.m. at the Aliw Outdoor Stage. The event will be hosted by 101.1 Yes The Best’s 31

April 14, 2018 9:22 PM This Week’s Festivals: April 15-21, 2018

The cities and towns of Negros Occidental province show their local pride during the festival held in Bacolod City, the province’s capital. Called the “festival of festivals,” Panaad has become a venue for local governments to showcase their best produce, talents and culture. Activities include an agricultural fair, musical show, songwriting contest 10

April 14, 2018 10:35 AM What to wear at music festivals

The Philippine outdoor music event scene is thriving and growing as more large-scale music festivals and international artists are setting their sights on the country. Music festival is not just a place to listen to indie music or dance to upbeat EDM tracks, it is also a great venue to showcase your Coachella or Woodstock vibe. Here are two looks you can wear for a day or night 18

March 3, 2018 9:42 PM This Week’s Festivals: March 4-10, 2018

A culmination of the weeklong thanksgiving event in the town of Banga in South Cotabato province. Pasundayag is an Ilonggo term, which means “show” or “presentation.” Activities include a floral parade, field demonstration, street party and fireworks display. The 20th founding anniversary of Compostela Valley province is celebrated during the Bulawan 21

February 24, 2018 9:05 PM This Week’s Festivals: Feb. 25 to March 3, 2018

A culmination of the monthlong flower festival in Baguio City. The festival’s theme this year is “Celebration of Culture and Creativity.” The word “panagbenga” comes from the indigenous language Kankanaey, which means “season of blooming.” An arts festival at Tagum City in Davao del Norte province that showcases Filipino talent in music composition 14

February 15, 2018 9:56 AM Tickled pink: Japan lovers taste new chocos on Valentine’s Day

The KitKat store in the glitzy shopping area of Ginza in Tokyo is a riot of wall-to-wall pink, as marketing departments go into overdrive to promote the “fourth” type of chocolate, after milk, dark and white. And the salespeople have chosen their moment wisely: Valentine’s Day is massive business in Japan — with tradition dictating that the women give presents 14