Tuesday, April 6, 2010

MAGAYON FESTIVAL


After the Lenten season, native of Bicol celebrates Magayon Festival. This is a month long festive starts April 5 to 30, 2010. The festival projects the cultural life of the province. The theme of the festival this year though is focused on the spirit of nationalism. The festival will start with the celebration of mass. After the mass there are different kinds of activities that come in line. There are a lot of activities such as exhibits, competitions, parade and lots and lots of performances. The month long celebration this 2010 aimed on promoting tourism in the country. Hence, Bicol is expecting to gain foreign and local tourist this occasion.

Do you want to know more about Magayon Festival? You may check out these sites. magayonfestival.albay.gov.ph, tourism.albay.gov.ph and albay.gov.ph

Magayon picture came from wilstop.info

Other festival in the Philippines that also promotes tourism are Dinagyang, Sinulog, Sandugo, Ati-atihan and Masskara.