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PATTARADAY FESTIVAL – ARAW NG SANTIAGO

Santiago City | May 1-5 2012 theme: “Nagkaisa sa Pagbabago, Nagsamasama sa Pagsulong; Patungo sa Tagumpay.”   Pattaraday which means “unity” is an Ybanag word,best describe how mixed cultural and ethnic groups—be they indigenous residents or multinational and domestic migrants running economic business enterprises in the city—stay together in harmony. It is celebrated on the occasion … Continue reading

My Hometown: Fiesta Patronal

fiesta [fɪˈɛstə (Spanish) ˈfjesta]     1. a religious festival or celebration, esp on a saint’s day     2. a holiday or carnival     http://www.thefreedictionary.com/fiesta As i was going home to what i thought was another boring vacation in my hometown, i found out that it was our fiesta. As a child, i’ve always … Continue reading