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Higantes Festival 2012 Schedule of Activities

Celebrate with the locals of Angono, Rizal as the Higantes (giant caricatures made of papier-mâché) marches the streets of the town. Higantes Festival is a two-week event which is celebrated in commemoration of the feast of the town’s Patron, Saint Clement. This century-old festival is observed with street processions, fluvial parade, concerts, beauty contest, cultural competitions, among others. Of course, the foodie treats will never be absent.

higantes festival

Shown below is the list of activities of this year festival.

Oct 29 ► Pagdating ng Imahen ni San Pedro Calungsod (The arrival of the image of St. Pedro Calungsod)

Nov 1 – Dec 30 ► Christmas Tiangge @ the Municipal Compound

Nov 2 ► Body Painting

Nov 4 ► Pagdiriwang para sa 100 kaarawan ni Carlos ” Botong ” Francisco @  Angono Cemetery

Nov 4 – 17 ► Pambayang Exhibit

Nov 10 ► Binibining Angono

Nov 16 ► San Miguel Beer Concert @ National Road

Nov.17 ► Talk N’ Text Anibersaya

Nov 18 ► Higantes Festival / Parada ng Bayan (Cultural Mask Parade), Parehadora Festival III (Street Dancing) @ Angono Municipal Compound, and Band Drill exhibition and Baton Competition @ Municipal Compound

Nov 23 ► Feast of Saint Clement (Angono Town Feista), Barako Bull 3 on 3 @ Municipal Compound, and Magnolia Dance Contest

Nov 24 ► GSM Concert Municipal Compound
 

  • Jen Laigue

    Hello…. can someone know where to buy the paper mache giants? i would appreciate your early reply in advance… Thank you!

  • jim

    akala ko ang parade saNov 22.tapos napala…

  • mayeth

    Hi , what time does the higantes festival on Nov 18 start? thanks

    • http://www.freedomwall.net/about/ iAn

      Hi Mayeth, I got no details yet. I’ll update this page when I have the complete info. Thanks!

 
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