“In its true sense,
storytelling or re-enacting
previous events is a
therapeutic art. It's
therapeutic because it
restores imagination and re
unites sense of connections
to humanity "
Events in Albay :
Mayon Festival : Month of April & May, Albay
It relives the origin of Mayon Volcano. The festival features sports and cultural events and trade fairs. The focus of the event is the stage reenactment of the
tragic love story of the legend of Daragang Magayon and Panganoron whose fatal deaths gave birth to the volcano. Legend has it that Magayon’s grave
became Mayon while the clouds kissing her is Panganoron.
Ibalong Festival : 2nd week of October, Legazpi City
A week-long festivity recounting the brave exploits of the heroes of Ibalong or prehistoric Bicol. The festival is highlighted by a street parade recreating the
classic battles between heroes and beasts of Ibalong. The Epic
Tabak Festival : Last week of March, Tabaco City
A week-long activity held in time with the City’s Foundation Anniversary. Street presentation depicting the city’s legend, trade fairs of the growing cutlery
industry, woodcraft and pili, colorful parades and the Mutya ng Tabak Search highlights the event. Tabak Festival 2005 Roster of Activities
Sarung Banggi Festival : May 18-25 Sto. Domingo
An annual fun-filled eight-day summer festivity immortalizing the timeless love song Sarung Banggi, and a tribute to its composer, Potenciano V. Gregorio.
The Sarung Banggi festival showcases a variety of cultural and religious activities. The entire colorful performance is shown at nighttime when the street
parade routes are brightly lighted with large torches. The whole town becomes a true picture of rural life with the multitude of people occupying the streets to
watch and join the nighttime merriment.
PILGRIMAGE TO JOROAN : 3rd Saturday of August, Tiwi
This yearly pilgrimage to Nuestra Señora de Salvacion, the patroness of Albay, is highlighted by a maritime procession and a concelebrated Mass on the
shores of Sogod Beach. Thousands of pilgrims from different places flock to pay homage to the Marian image
KATALINGKASAN FESTIVAL: 2nd week of July, Libon
The festivity retraces the valiant story of the virgins of the town who worked hard in making Libon as one of the earliest settlements in Albay. Featured
activities are trade fairs, shows, and street dancing.
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