Date: 1st May – 31st May Flores de Mayo is a Catholic festival held in the Philippines in the month of May.It lasts for a month, and is held in honor of the Virgin Mary.
The first is held on the Friday before Palm Sunday and the last falls on Pentecost Sunday.
The festival, held during the month of February, was created as a tribute to the city’s flowers and as a way to rise up from the devastation of the 1990 Luzon earthquake.
The festival includes floats that are decorated with flowers unlike those used in Pasadena’s Rose Parade.
The Moriones or Moryonan tradition has inspired the creation of other festivals in the Philippines where cultural practices or folk history is turned into street festivals.
Date: Good Friday Every year on Good Friday or the Friday before Easter a dozen or so penitents – mostly men but with the occasional woman – are taken to a rice field in the barrio of San Pedro Cutud, 3km (2 miles) from the proper of City of San Fernando, Pampanga and nailed to a cross using two-inch (5 cm) stainless steel nails that have been soaked in alcohol to disinfect them.Date: 3rd Sunday of January The Ati-Atihan Festival is a feast held in honor of the Santo Niño held annually in January concluding on third Sunday, in the town of Kalibo, Aklan in the Philippines.