Kaadlawan Han Samar
Samar Day is celebrated with socio-cultural activities.
It was on this day when a royal decree was issued by Queen Isabella II of
Spain approving the recreation of Samar as a military province.
Depicts the historical events which led to the creation of
A dance parade and street pageantry showing the culture of
the town of Tanauan as it honors its Patron Saint, Our Lady of the
Assumption. Pasaka connotes warm welcome, progress and
religious homage and is the native word for "assumption".
A symbolic "send-off" of Our Lady of the Assumption where dancers in native
costumes carry offerings to the town's Patroness as She is assured into
A dance festival extolling the many uses of the coconut parts
as costumes, props and accessories. The dance is a homage to the
town's patron saints, Our Lady of Fatima and St. Roque.
This street dance and merrymaking depicts the origin of the town's name
meaning abundance of coconuts (lubi) which is considered as the "tree of
Adjudged as one of the ten best festivals of the Philippines,
Buyogan's artistic choreography and realistic costumes focus on the
appearance and movement of the honeybee locally called "buyog" from where
the town's name originated.
An exciting annual boat racing contest to celebrate the feast
of Nuestra Seņora de Salvacion, the patron saint of the town of Lavezares.