Pahiyas Festival

Pahiyas Festival 2017 is one of the country’s most pompous events. The festival is a collective event that brings together different harvest festivals.

The essence of Pahiyas 2017 is to celebrate and honour the patron saint of the region’s farmers, best known to the locals as San Isidro Labrador. The festival is steeped in the country’s culture to offer thanksgiving for abundance while celebrating bountiful harvests.

Pahiyas Festival 2017 and Best Hotel Deals in Lucban

The colourful Pahiyas Festival is marked each year on the 15th of May, making it a must-attend on Philippines’ social calendar. One of the most obvious things about the Pahiyas Festival 2017 is the elaborate decorations that are put in place a few days leading up to the festival. The decorations, known by the locals as ‘Kiping’ take up the shapes of leaves and wafers made from rice paste.

These decorations are placed at the entrances of homes. It is not uncommon to come across homes adorned with fruits and flowers in honour of San Isidro Labrador. In addition to the decorations, the Pahiyas Festival 2017 is marked by hundreds of stalls where merchants sell their wares and crafts. This makes the Pahiyas 2017 the perfect place to get souvenirs.

In addition, there are culinary stalls on location for food lovers who would like a gastronomic experience that includes local delicacies and scrumptious street food. Needless to say, Pahiyas Festival has received global acclaim for its ability to blend culture, food and the local lifestyle in one exciting event. Make your way to Lucban in Quezon for the Pahiyas Festival 2017 if you would like to experience all this in one setting.

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