Shariff Kabunsuan Festival

Cotabato City, SOCCSKSARGEN
3rd week of December

A showcase of Muslim culture and religion, the fiesta commemorates the arrival over 500 years ago of Shariff Kabunsuan, who brought Islam to the region. Highlights are a street dancing contest and a thanksgiving rite called “Kanduli.”

 

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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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