Ibalong Festival

Legazpi City, Albay
2nd week of October

The Ibalong Festival recalls the region’s early beginnings. A special attraction is a costume and mask parade representing Bicol’s ancient heroes, such as Baltog, Handiong, and Bantong; and villains.

 

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Visitors explore the historic Fort Santiago in Manila, a military fortress built by Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi.

Visitors explore the historic Fort Santiago in Manila, a military fortress built by the Spaniards in 1571

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