National Arts Month

Recognizing the invaluable contribution of the artistic creations in enriching the country’s historical and cultural heritage, February is National Arts Month (NAM) in the Philippines. Source: click here

Sandurot Festival

Is a joyful celebration of the people of Dumaguete, their innate hospitality, friendliness, and their propensity to live harmoniously with people of different race, religion, and cultural beliefs. Through the course of history and to the present time, the people of Dumaguete have always been known to welcome strangers from different shores and countries, and […]

Dumaguete City Charter Day

Dumaguete Charter Day is another month of Celebrations in the City of Gentle People. Parades, competitions and events are spread out across the whole City of Dumaguete with the Center being the Quezon Park in the City Center.

Santacruzan Festival

The Santacruzan is one of the best attended events in Dumaguete. It dramatizes the search of Queen Helena (Reina Elena) and her son Constantine (Constantino) for the Holy Cross, a Filipino tradition institutionalized during the Spanish occupation. In Dumaguete City, the the Santacruzan festival promises colorful pageantry, a parade of beautiful “sagalas” and their handsome escorts, with both local and movie […]