Davao City

20-24 August

Davao's annual festival, Kadayawan Sa Dabaw assures another weekend of trumpet blast and fun - tribal style. Watch as the festivities reach a glorious peak on Saturday morning: that's when the Kadayawan parade is held, featuring colorful, orchid-bedecked floats and more than a dozen "ethnic" groups dancing to the beat of wooden drums.

Butuan City

August 2

Charter Day celebration of Butuan City.

Northern Province, Batanes

August 4-5

Cultural presentation of the lifestyles of the inhabitants of the Philippines most remote Northern Province, Batanes.

Catbalogan, Samar

August 11

Marking the celebration of Samar's provincehood.

Kidapawan City

August 14

A gathering of tribal groups featuring horse fighting and a blood compact ceremony in Kidapawan City.

2nd week

Featuring cultural shows and a variety of exhibits.

Calubian, Leyte

August 15

Festivities in Calubian, Leyte, which focus on the various uses of coconut and its by-products.

Abuyog, Leyte

August 19

Bees (buyog) depicts origin of town's name in colorful dances.