PHILIPPINE FESTIVALS, FIESTAS AND LOCAL CELEBRATIONS IN AUGUST 2014

CABIBI FESTIVAL
Lal-lo, Cagayan
August 1-4 | The patronal town fiesta of Lallo, the former Cuidad Nueva Segovia – the capital of Cagayan during the Spanish colonial period is highlighted with street dancing, trade fair, Balikbayan tribute, among many others.  

PADAGYAW FESTIVAL
Dumarao, Capiz
August 1-5 | Being held every year mirrors the spirit of unity and cooperation of its people. One of the few is the street dancing and pista ng bayan. These are the concrete example of group effort. From one fermented idea of planners, action men, and executions, they have translated their ideas and concepts into mass action of well rehearsed and well executed play, dancers, and graceful rendition of songs and dances. A delight to the eyes of the heart.

PANGAPOG FESTIVAL
Island Garden City of Samal
August 1- August 7 | A thanksgiving festival celebration bountiful harvest features parade, indak-indak sa dalan, cultural presentation etc.

MERCEDES FISHTIVAL/MERCEDES KADAGATAN FESTIVAL
Mercedes, Camarines Norte
August 1-8 | It is a fishermen’s celebration of thanksgiving for the blessings and bounty during the seafaring, fishing expedition and fish farming endeavors.  The fishtival is also a moment of retrospect and recognition of Mother Nature for having endowed Mercedes with a gift of vast fishery resources, magnificent shorelines and other aquatic potentials and the wise utilization and preservation of ecological balance for the attainment of environmental dignity and beauty.

SELEBRASYON NG BUWAN NG WIKA
Batangas
August 1-31 | A month long activity celebrating "Buwan ng Wika". The activities undertaken are campaign for using Pilipino as a medium of instruction, hanging of streamer and short program.

KASUOTANG PILIPINO EXHIBIT & FASHION SHOW
Museo ng Makati, Makati City
August 1- August 31 | A yearly exhibit mounted at the city’s museum featuring the evolution of Filipino costumes per region in celebration of the month of Filipino Costumes.

UDYAKAN SA KABANKALAN/CHARTER ANNIVERSARY
Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental
August 2 | A weeklong celebration by an agro-industrial fair showcasing the indigenous products of the farmers and the cooperatives. Creative booths that display these products are constructed by the different barangays at the city plaza.

ADLAW HONG BUTUAN
Butuan City
August 2 | It’s the charter day celebration of Butuan City. It is highlighted by the thanksgiving mass, motorcade recognition of outstanding Butuanons & City employees night.

PALAGSING FESTIVAL
Butuan City
August 2 | A competition for the longest and the best tasting palagsing

PALO-PALO FESTIVAL (GRAND CELEBRATION)
Basco, Batanes
August 4- August 5 | A cultural presentation of the different municipalities of Batanes, showcasing their ethnic group''s rugged yet storied existence.

STA. CLARA FESTIVAL
Tigaon, Camarines Sur
August 4-13 | A celebration held in honor of Patron Saint, St. Claire of Assisi. Various activities are lined up including cultural shows, job fair, concert, fairworks display, beauty pagent, firworks display, battle of the bands and the highlight activity which is the Sta. Clara devotional dance.

FEAST OF OUR LADY OF SNOWS
Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental
August 5 | Nuestra Señora de los Nieves is the patron saint of the city. Parishioners celebrate the event with the Holy Mass and a procession around the city streets and capped with a cultural show in the local catholic school.

PAGPASIDUNGOG FESTIVAL
Panit-an, Capiz
August 6-10 | Meaning to honor.  The Panitan Municipal Government gives honour and recognition to every Paniteño who has given something for the social, cultural, educational and economic development of this town. Pagpasidungog honors those whose successes in life give inspiration to our young generations. This festival also honors their “KASIMANWAS” who brought fame, honor and recognition for Panitan.

MALIPUTO FESTIVAL
San Nicolas, Batangas
August 9 | The festival is a showcase of local maliputo (Caramax Ignobilis) and its contribution to the growing industry of fish in the area.  The people of San Nicolas enduring efforts to promote and cultivate the maliputo as a source of income to local residents is highlighted by a streetdancing parade showcasing the different concepts and themes of maliputo fish.

BONGA
Sibonga, Cebu
August 9 | The celebration is in honor of the town''s patron saint, Our Lady of Pilar and Santa Filomena. Among its highlights is the street dancing and ritual/showdown competition. "Bunga" is a Cebuano word which means fruit in English. This festival is a form of thanksgiving for all the blessings and graces the Sibonganhons have received for the abundant fruits found in their town.

FRUIT FESTIVAL
Kidapawan City, North Cotabato
August 09 - 11 | Kidapawan takes its fruit growing industry to the streets literally as the city celebrates its annual fruit festival. There are cultural shows, a parade of local fruit products, a bevy of exhibits, street dancing competition and selected lectures on fruit preparation.

CORDOVA DINAGAT FESTIVAL (FISHING RITUALS)
Cordova, Cebu
August 10-16 | The celebration honors the town’s most prized source of livelihood-fishing. “Dinagat” means “anything” pertaining to the sea”. It showcases Cordova’s distinctive cultural heritage though authentic traditional rituals and dances.

PAVVU RULUN FESTIVAL
Tuguegarao, Cagayan
August 10-17 | The patron fiesta of Tuguegarao City. It is being celebrated yearly in honor of St. Hyacinth, which is being venerated at the Ermita de San Jacinto.  Pav-vurulun which means comng together allows all members of the community to join in the celebrations from the well applauded street dancing competitions, drum, bugle and lyre competitions, beauty pagent, agri-trade fairs and job fairs, among many others. The highlight of the event is the outdoor cooking and pancit eating contest of the Pancit Batil Patung, a local noodle delicacy in the city.

KAAHAAN FESTIVAL (ARAW NG KINOGUITAN)
Kinoguitan, Misamis Oriental
August 11 | Display of various agri- products of the municipality Kinoguitan, Misamis Oriental.

SANTONES FESTIVAL
Barangay Calumpang, Liliw, Laguna
August 12-16 | A five day festivity featuring the sweet santol and lanzones fruits raised in the locality.

ARANDURUGAN FESTIVAL
Guinobatan, Albay
August 12-17 | The festival is held to coincide with the town fiesta and as a form of thanksgiving for the bounties from the land.  Various activities are lined up to drumbeat the affair.

ARAW NG TAYABAS
Tayabas, Quezon
August 13 | Designated as the day for commemorating heroism of Tayabasins.  The event calls for unity, strengthens social bonding and encourages Tayabasins to renew its commitment to service.  Araw ng Tayabas pays tribute to the historical event in August 13, 1898 when the Spaniards surrendered to the revolutionaries of Tayabas.

PASIGARBO SA SUGBO
Cebu International Convention Center, Cebu City
August 13 2nd Saturday of the month | In celebration of the province’s founding day, the Cebu Provincial Government stages this event where the best of what Cebu can offer is showcased. From world-class furniture and handicrafts, to the different delicacies that Cebu is well known for, this event showcases the talent and diversity of the Cebuanos to the world. The event is capped with the presentation of the different festivals in Cebu and fireworks.   

PASAKA FESTIVAL
Tanauan, Leyte
August 14 | Pasaka is a waray word meaning invitation to progress, health and luck for the inhabitants for the coming year.  Religious homage, cultural dance parade in honor of Our Lady of the Assumption.  A form of thanksgiving for the blessings received and a way of welcoming the visitors.

KALIBONGAN FESTIVAL (HORSE FIGHT & BLOOD COMPACT)
Kidapawan City, N. Cotabato
August 14 | August 14 marks the celebration of the Kalibongan Festival. Kalibongan is a manobo term for a Grand Festival which is celebrated yearly in Kidapawan, Cotabato. The Manobos, Bagobos, and other highland tribes from the different parts of the province go down to Kidapawan to show off and proudly display their tradition and cultural heritage. The natives display thier own version of "party" with a traditional horsefight, a "blood compact" peace ceremony, etc.

“KUMBIRA” (FOOD FESTIVAL)
Cagayan de Oro City
August 14-16 | Food & culinary competitions sponsored by the Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association (COHARA).

KALUBIHAN FESTIVAL
Jordan, Guimaras
August 14-20 | Every 3rd week of AugustCelebrated in support to the National Coconut Week Celebration in recognition of the efforts of the coconut farmers and other stakeholders of the province. Activities include “karituhan”, a parade of caritos artistically decorated with coconuts and its products, poster making and painting contests. Hataw sa Kalubihan-games and cultural presentation, food festival and highlighted by a coronation of “Nanay sang Kalubihan.”

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KADAYAWAN SA DABAW
Davao City
August 14-21 | Celebration of the thanksgiving, this cultural festival’s highlights include street dancing, floral float parade, cultural shows, exhibits, etc.

SIRONG FESTIVAL
Cantilan, Surigao del Sur
August 15 | A war dance between Muslims and Christians, reflecting the Christianization of the early Cantillanons

SUMAYAJAW FESTIVAL
Jabonga, Agusan del Norte
August 15 | Held during the town fiesta of Jabonga. It is a thanksgiving celebration for the bounties showered by the Heavenly Father through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Lady of Assumption.

LUBI-LUBI (COCONUT) FESTIVAL
Calubian, Leyte
August 15 | The humble coconut tree gets its day in the spotlight as the town celebrates its Lubi-Lubi Festival.

DINAGAT (BAKASI)
Cordova, Cebu
August 15-16 | The festival is a unique reinvention of the Dinagat Festival. The exotic eel locally known as "Bakasi"is peculiar and abundant in Cordova. The dance replicates the gliding movement of the Bakasi. Other related activities include a Bakasi race and cooking contest to show off the many ways in preparing Bakasi which is the main livelihood of the people.

CORON FESTIVAL
Tiwi, Albay
August 15- August 17 | “Coron” is a Bicol dialect meaning clay-pot or potteries of which the town of Tiwi is popularly known for. Thus, the festival’s main feature is the municipalities pottery industry which is done with skills passed from parents to children and perfected through long years of practice without the benefit of written manuals.

KAUMAHAN FESTIVAL
Opol , Misamis Oriental
August 15-31 | Series of  activities such as beautification , parade of farm products , agro and trade fair, cultural shows.

KUMBIRA CULINARY FOODSHOW AND COMPETITION
Limketkai Atrium, Cagayan de Oro
August 17-19 | A yearly culinary show and competition usually participated by hotels, restaurants, and schools.

SUNDAYAG
Cagayan de Oro City
August 18 | A showcase of the Best of Northern Mindanao featuring Agriculture, Trade, & Tourism destinations.

LUMIN-AWA FESTIVAL
Lubuagan, Kalinga
August 18 | A festival that showcases a parade, cultural presentations, fashion show, and field presentations from different barangays of Lubuagan.

QUEZON DAY/ANGONO DAY
Angono, Rizal
August 19 | Anniversary of Independence , the residents of Angono led by the Municipal Tourism Office, prepare a weeklong celebration characterized by trade fairs, arts exhibits, symphonic band concerts, cultural presentations, etc. Flower offering to the statue of President Quezon is being observed, as it is also his birthday.

COCO SABUTAN FESTIVAL/BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF PRESIDENT
Baler, Aurora
August 19 | Celebrated every year in honor of the Patron Saint of Baler, San Luis Obispo, and in commemoration of the birth of a great leader and statesman, President Manuel Luis Quezon.  The long week celebration features Coco-Sabutan Festival, street  dancing, Search for Little Ms Baler and Binibining Baler, Historical Quiz Bee and merry making activities.

BANKATON
Lavezares, N. Samar
August 20 | Exciting motorboat race in honor of the town’s patron saint.

SABUTAN FESTIVAL
San Luis, Aurora Province
Agust 21-25 | Highlights the importance of growing palm trees locally called Sabutan on the community’s economic wellbeing.  The raw material is used to weave a variety of useful products and ornamentals like hats, placemats, fans and even native dress.  The festival features native dance presentation among school children, trade fair, cultural shows and exhibits.

MANARAGAT FESTIVAL
Catbalogan City, Samar
August 23 | Manaragat is the local dialect for fishermen. This festival honours St. Bartholomew as the miraculous Saint who maintained the richness of Maqueda Bay as a major fishing ground of the province of Samar.  It is interpreted by colours, dances and the sound of drums that echoes through the deep culture of the fishing industry that stayed long in the history of Catbaloganons. 

ANNIVERSARY OF CRY OF PUGADLAWIN
Pugad lawin shrine, Brgy. Bahay Toro, Quezon City
August 23 | Another historical event celebrated yearly with a flag-raising and a wreath-laying ceremony followed by a civic parade and a program.

24-HOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE ENDURANCE
National Bilibid Prison Land Reserve Area, Muntinlupa City
August 23-24 | A competition among the elite and amateur mountain bike outdoor sports athlete from across the country. The event will test the competitor's mountain biking skills in the varied crisscrossed paths of the NBP Land Reserve Area.

TSINELAS FESTIVAL
City of Gapan, Nueva Ecija
August 25 | To mark the anniversary of the town’s cityhood, Gapan City holds its annual Tsinelas Festival, with street dancing, parade of floats decorated with regular to gigantic 7 ft. slippers the famous slippers bazaar. The festival is aimed at bolstering the new city’s claim as the North Slippers Capital.

PASA-PASA IKAW FESTIVAK
Pasacao, Camarines Sur
August 25-30 | The festival showcases the town’s rich cultural heritage forever reminding its people of the significant contribution to the socio-economic development of the province of Camarines Sur and the region, in general. 

HIGA-ONON DANCE FESTIVAL
City Streets of CDO City
August 26 | St. Dancing and Tableau presentation of Higa-onon dancers. a festival participated by diff. groups showcasing Higao-non tribal dances & culture.   

DARAGANG MAGAYON
Daraga, Albay
August 26 - September 8 | A historical and religious celebration in honor of the town’s patron saint, Our Lady of the Gate. It aims to showcase tha cultural life of Daragueños. Various colorful activities are lined up for this celebration.

GOLDEN FLOAT PARADE
Cagayan de Oro
August 27 | A grand parade and competition of thematic floats depicting the city’s  history , arts and culture, food and  important  structures.

BAHANDI FESTIVAL
Alcantara, Cebu
August 27 | A street dancing celebrated during the town''s fiesta honoring the town''s patron saint, Señor San Augustine. The dance expresses the town people's joy'for the Bahandi (Treasure from the environment) that were given to the municipality.

CAGAYAN DE ORO GOLDEN FLOAT FESTIVAL
Cagayan de Oro
August 27 | A float parade and competition highlighting the historical and cultural interpreted into colorful and unique floats. The event is participated by government organizations, civic organizations and various academic institutions in the city.

NATIVE “MANOK” FESTIVAL
Mabunao, Panabo City
August 27 | One of the highlights of Brgy. Mabunao’s araw, this festival is in thanksgiving of the bounty given as the Native Manok is one of the major products of Mabunao.

JINAWA FESTIVAL
Gigaquit, Surigao del Norte
August 27- August 28 | A local rendition of the classic Christian-moro conflict interpreted through songs and dances.

PALADONG FESTIVAL
Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur
August 28 | A festivity of arts and rituals. The art of performing the ritual of “ladong” conducted by a “landongan”, a person who has the power and ability to cure as medium to call the spirits and relay the wishes to the clients through an offering.

KALUMUNAN FESTIVAL
San Agustin, Surigao del Sur
August 28 | A reunion of relatives and friends during town fiesta of San Agustin celebrated through street dancing.

KAGAY-AN FESTIVAL
Cagayan de Oro City
August 28 | A street parade and competition showcasing the Higaonon and Maranao influences of the city participated by various schools and groups.

LAMBAGOHAN FESTIVAL
Cagayan de Oro
August 28 | A fluvial parade and a river festival with fully decorated outrigger boats complete with live band musician & ethnic dancers usually participated by various barangays of the city; this is also held to honor St. Augustine, the Patron Saint of the City.

KARIYAWAN FESTIVAL
Monkayo, Compostela Valley
Aug 28-Sept 4 | A thanksgiving for the municipality’s rich agricultural harvest and abundant mineral resources. It features street dances depicting its wealth of cultural heritage and trade fairs.

NATIONAL HEROES DAY
San Carlos City, Negros Occidental
August 29 | A celebration paying homage to people who fought for freedom, usually held with a cultural program and flower offering at the foot of the Unknown Soldier Monument.

NAGSABADO FESTIVAL
Pasig City
August 29 | A re-enactment of the revolutionary action against the Spaniards leb by Valentin Cruz and Andres Bonifacio in 1896. The historic revolution happens to fall on a Saturday that''s why the event is called "Nagsabado".

29 DE AGOSTO
Brgy. Hagdang Bato Itaas, Mandaluyong City
August 29 | Travel back to history as the city observes its First Cry of Revolution against Spaniards in 1896. A commemorative program and an evening of Kundiman are special activities for the occasion.  

BUYOGAN FESTIVAL
Abuyog, Leyte
August 29 | “Buyog” (bees) dancer depict the origin of the town’s name in a well choreographed dance.

TILAW SA PAGKAONG NAN SURIGAONON FOOD FESTIVAL
Surigao City,Surigao del Norte
August 29-31 | A celebration of Surigao City’s diverse bounty of seafoods and unique Surigao flavour and food culture. An annual event designed to provide opportunity for caterer’s/food handlers and individuals to showcase their culinary talents as they create their own Interpretations of a uniquely Surigaonon dish. It is also an avenue for the restaurant staff and students to showcase their skills and expertise in basic restaurant  services.

SILOY FESTIVAL
Alcoy, Cebu
August 30 | The festival promotes the Mag-abo forest with its famous Black or Siloy, the town''s scenic white sand beaches and dive spots and in honor of the town's patroness Saint Rose of Lima.

KAYABA: GUIMARAS – ILOILO CROSS CHANNEL SWIM
Iloilo City
August 30 | A cross channel swim to create awareness to preserve the Iloilo river, promote tourism in Guimaras and Iloilo and encourage endurance swimming as a competitive sport.

MANDAUE CHARTER DAY CELEBRATION
Mandaue, Cebu
August 30 | The Mandauehanons celebrates this eventful anniversary with parades, games and variety shows. The Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry spearhead the holding of the Mandaue that will start off on this day.

TURUMBA
Teresa, Rizal
August 30 | This is done every year during the feast of Saint Rose of Lima called “Turumba sa Birhen” which means a unique dance dedicated to Saint Rose of Lima, the patron saint of Teresa. Song and dance rites are practiced during the turn of the 19th century up to this time. It is participated by children, young and old who dance with the accompaniment of the musical band. They are clad in colorful costumes with big salakot decorated with multi colored Japanese papers and dance their way from the church to the different barangays of the town. They get hold of any branches of trees and shrubs found on their way to use as their swaying instruments for the dance.

BATTLE OF PINAGLABANAN
Pinaglaban Shrine, Municipality of San Juan
August 30 | National / local celebration of the Battle of Pinaglabanan, a Battle which sparked the Philippine Revolution of 1896. There will be mass at 7:00 am followed by wreath-laying ceremony

PINAGLABANAN
San Juan City
August 30 | San Juan is where the first attempt of the Katipuneros to fight for freedom happened, which inspired more Filipinos to struggle towards the achievement of independence. The commemoration of this historical event is being celebrated at the Pinaglabanan Shrine through a Eucharistic Celebration, Flag-raising Ceremony, Flower Offering at the various heroes’ monuments in town, and the Re-enactment of the Battle of San Juan Del Monte (Pinaglabanan). Several contest are also held prior to the event like essay-writing, poster & slogan-making contests and quiz bees.

CELEBRATION OF BUWAN NG WIKA
Capitol Site, Batangas City
August | A month long activity celebrating “Buwan ng Wika”. The activities undertaken are campaign for using Pilipino as a medium of instruction, hanging of streamer and short program.

DURIAN FESTIVAL
Tagum City
August-September | It is a month long celebration showcasing the delectable fresh durian produced by the Plant Now Pay Later (PNPL) beneficiaries and other durian growers in the city.  The Festival highlights also include culinary competitions that feature durians as the main component. The various events showcase the talents and creativity of the students and F&B professionals. From cakes, pastries and bread, to coffee, cocktails and mock tails.

GUILING – GUILING FESTIVAL
Siniloan, Laguna
August | It is a one day program highlighted by a street dancing around the town and participated by 20 barangays, public and private schools and non government organizations to commemorate the foundation day of Siniloan.  Cookfest using galapong or rice flour as the main ingredient and Gilingan contest (grinding of rice on a gilingan bato) are the main attractions.  A cultural night featuring folk songs and dances culminates this big event in the evening.
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BEST ACTRESS KC CONCEPCION AND OTHER 2014 FAMAS AWARDS WINNERS


Megastar Sharon Cuneta's daughter KC Concepcion won Best Actress for her role in the movie Boy Golden and lead actor in the same movie ER Ejercito also named Best Actor durin the 2014 FAMAS Awards.


"On The Job" movie bagged a total of six awards including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Picture.

2014 FAMAS Awards Winners
Best Picture - On The Job
Best Actress - KC Concepcion, Boy Golden
Best Actor - ER Ejercito, Boy Golden
Best Director - Erik Matti, On The Job
Best Supporting Actress - Bela Padilla, 10000 Hours
Best Supporting Actor - Pen Medina 10000 Hours
Best Screenplay - On The Job
Best Cinematography - Boy Golden
Best Editing - On The Job
Best Story - On The Job
Best Sound - On The Job
Best Musical Score Best Visual Effects - Pagpag
Best Theme Song - Abra for "Midas", Boy Golden
Best Special Effects - Kung Fu Divas

Special Awards
FAMAS Grand Award - Jeorge Ejercito Estregan
FPJ Memorial Award - Piolo Pascual
Art Padua Memorial Award - Boy Abunda
Dr. Jose Perez Memorial Award - Mario Dumaual
Exemplary Award for Public Service - Engineer Felizardo Jun Sevilla Jr.
Excellence Award in Criminal Justice Pao Jail Visitation Team/Legal, Medical Dental, Optical Mission - Chief Public Attorney Persida Rueda Acosta
Presidential Award - Tzu Chi Foundation

German Moreno Youth Achievement Award - Hiro Peralta, Ken Chan, Jerome Ponce, James Reid, Janine Gutierrez, Julia Barretto
Male Movie Star of the Night - Gerald Anderson
Female Movie Star of the Night - Valerie Concepcion

NILAYAGAN FESTIVAL OF PROSPERIDAD, AGUSAN DEL SUR

A celebration of the Foundation anniversary of Agusan del Sur, a week-long socio-cultural and arts exposition of indigenous tribes in the entire Agusan valley and displaying their skills and gracefulness in dancing as part of their ritual activities.


The word "naliyagan" which means the chosen one, the most loved one, is in recognition of the indigenous people in the province of Agusan del Sur and showcase their rich cultural heritage, products and artifacts as well as their cultural practices.


All the indigenous natives of the entire river valley of Agusan del Sur converge to display their dances, songs, products both agricultural and cottage industries, novelties intricately handmade displaying the glorious past of the natives.

This year, Nilayagan Festival will be on June 12- June 17, 2014.

SAVING PBB HOUSEMATE CHEVIN CECILIO

On May 10, 2014,  Chevin Cecilio was first declared nominee for eviction of the first nomination night of "Pinoy Big Brother All In."  He got the most number of votes from his housemates who didn't like his attitude being "insensitive."  The housemates were together in only a couple of weeks, could Chevin be just a misunderstood housemate?


Chevin Cecilio, 22 years old, from Camarines Sur is a property specialist.  Dubbed as the "Simpatikong Salesman ng CamSur," Chevin moved to Manila so that he can help with his father's medical treatment needs. Instead of continuing with his studies.


According to his profile on "Pinoy Big Brother All In" official website, Chevin's family story is that of riches to rags because of a failed business venture.  He has been single for the last three years because he is focusing on helping his family financially.


If you want to save Chevin, here's how to Vote through EPINs:
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Also nominated for eviction on May 10 were Maris Racal, the "Singing Sunshine" of Davao and Loisa Andalio, the "Talented Darling" from Parañaque who got the highest percentage votes from the viewers.  First time in Pinoy Big Brother's history that televiewers were given the power to nominate, and according to host Toni Gonzaga, one of those that was nominated by the viewers was also nominated by the housemates themselves.

LIST OF TRAVEL AGENCIES AND TOUR OPERATORS IN SURIGAO CITY, SURIGAO DEL NORTE

GEOGRAFIKA TRAVEL AND TOURS/GEOGRAPHIC CORPORATION
Km. 1, Surigao City
Ms. Christine Benitez (Proprietor)
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 826-2004 | 231-8082

NICKEL TRAVEL AND TOURS
000992 Magallanes St., Surigao City
Ms. Soledad "Tata" Monteros-Escabal (Proprietor)
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 310-0447
Mobile Phone No.: +63 920-295-9191

F.A.R.E. TRAVEL AND TOURS
00511 Burgos St., Surigao City
Ms. Amy Ybañez (Proprietor)
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 826-8508

JAMACA TRAVEL AND TOURS
Kaimo cor. Borja Sts., Surigao City
Ms. Corazon Lim (Proprietor)
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 231-6648
Mobile Phone No.: +63 928 550 2201

ISLAND ADVENTURE TRAVEL AND TOURS
03292 Borromeo St., Surigao City
Mr. Alben Banac (Proprietor)
Mobile Phone No.: +63 919 7841350

JF TRAVEL AND TOURS
Surigao City Airport
Ms. Judy Ann Larong (Proprietor)
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 231-6795
Mobile Phone No.:  +63 921 513 3438

SURIGAO TRAVEL ACTIVITY RECREATION SHOP (STARS)
Bay 8 City Arcade
Borromeo St., Surigao City
Mr. Richard Nick A. Amores (Proprietor)
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 826-1425

DANARA TRAVEL AND TOURS
1338 Vasquez St., Surigao City
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 826-8589 | 231-9680

VIAJE ISLA, INC.
02209 Gov. Jose C. Sering Road, Interior Roselyd, Surigao City
Ms. Faye Dichoso (Proprietor)
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 826-5361 | 826-5225

EARTH AND WATER TRAVEL AND TOURS
Burgos St., Surigao City
Ms. Jesse James Sombrado (Proprietor)
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 826-0248
Mobile Phone No.: +63 920 606 0080

PAROLA TRAVEL AND TOURS
Parola, Boulevard, Surigao City
Mrs. Mary Gretchen G. Minglana(Proprietor)
Telephone No.: (+63 86) 826-1797
Mobile Phone No.: +63 926 613 7181