REGATTA DE ZAMBOANGA

Regatta de Zamboanga is one of the highlights during the celebration of Zamboanga City’s Fiesta Hermosa where racing of vintas are anticipated every October. These iconic vintas bring color to the shores of R.T. Lim Boulevard where the event is annually held. Vintas are traditional boats originally used by indigenous people in Mindanao that plays [...]

ZAMBOANGA FIESTA HERMOSA 2016

The Zamboanga Hermosa Festival or Fiesta Pilar is an annual celebration in honor of the patroness of the City of Zamboanga – Our Lady of the Pillar. The Zamboangueños are known for their fervent devotion to Our Lady of the Pillar or better known to them as “Nuestra Señora La Virgen del Pilar”. This is [...]

ZAMBOANGA HERMOSA FESTIVAL

The Zamboanga Hermosa Festival or Fiesta Pilar is an annual celebration in honor of the patroness of the City of Zamboanga – Our Lady of the Pillar. The Zamboangueños are known for their fervent devotion to Our Lady of the Pillar or better known to them as “Nuestra Señora La Virgen del Pilar”. This is [...]

KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL Davao City August 17 – 23, 2015

Kadayawan Festival is an annual celebration in the City of Davao during the third (3rd) week of August. It is a celebration of life, thanksgiving for the gifts of nature, the wealth of culture, the bounties of harvest and serenity of living. It also focuses on the multicolored mix of Davao and Mindanao’s indigenous communities [...]

PASUNDAYAG SA NORTHERN MINDANAO 2015

With the rapid developments observed in the tourism industry, the Department of Tourism Region 10 conducted a grand promotional activity in support to the initiatives of the private sector to strengthen the foundations of the new establishments, products, services and destinations in Northern Mindanao. Since major developments in the region have continuously been delivered to [...]

Team Tri-Buddies rules Mt. Apo in record time

by: Joel Orrelana DAVAO DEL SUR—A new race record was set in the Mount Apo Boulder Face Challenge 2015. Dexter Nonato and Juanito Mahinay finished the tough and grueling four-discipline, 120-kilometer adventure race in record time, and together with their logistics crew Arvin Doroche, the Tri-Buddies team from Tagum City emerged as the new winners [...]

MALAYSIA Events and Festivals

DATE EVENTS & FESTS VENUE CONTACT 23-25 July Bario Food Festival (Nukenen Festival) The 3-day festival celebrates the unique food, farming, forest and cultural heritage of the Bario Highlands (3,200ft ASL) – one of the last surviving intact traditionally farmed and forested highland watersheds in Sarawak and East Malaysia. Enjoy the delicious organic food cooked [...]

Brunei Darussalam Regatta

This is an annual event held on the 1st Sunday of March every year organised collaboratively between Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources and Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of Brunei Darussalam. This prestigious water sports hold several categories including Traditional Boat Race, Jet Ski Race, Speedboat Race, and Water [...]

PARAGLIDING WORLD CUP 2015 COMES TO SOCCSKSARGEN

The Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 12 together with Air Sports Adventure Philippines (ASAP) and Sarangani Paraglide brings to the Philippines the World Cup tournament in paragliding accuracy this March 27-29, 2015. Following the success of the first international paragliding accuracy championship last August 2014, SOCCSKSARGN once again hosts another yet bigger international paragliding competition, [...]