Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Pahiyas Festival 2011 : Schedule of Activities

Colorful and Festive – these words may well describe the highly-anticipated Pahiyas Festival of Lucban, Quezon. Every 15th day of May, all roads lead to this humble town situated at the foot of the majestic Mt. Banahaw.

Schedule of Activities
May 8 
9 AM - Duathlon (Bicyle and Marathon)
8 PM - Championship Match – Mayor’s Basketball Cup
May 9
9 AM – Juego de Anillo
May 10
9 AM – Larong Pinoy ‘Carrera de Bao’ (A relay using improvised footgear made of coconut shell)
May 11
9 AM – “Tapas Ko, Kayod Mo’ (Coconut Harvesting, Skinning and Shredding Relay)
8 PM – Championship Match – Mayor’s Basketball Cup
May 12  
2 PM – Lucban Longganisa Festival (A Relay on the Longest Tie of Lucban’s Famous Longganisa)
7 PM – Mutya ng Lucban 2011 Coronation Night
May 13 
8 AM – Medical Mission
2 PM – “Lalahan ng Buntal” ( A Weaving of Buntal Relay)
7 PM – Ginoong Lucban 2011 (Body-building Competition)
May 14 
1 PM – Gayak Carosa Float Parade (Carriage being pulled by Carabaos are decorated with the many products of Lucban Farmers)
7PM – Live Band Entertainment
May 15 – Pahiyas Festival Grand Parade 2011
How to get there:
  • From Cubao Quezon City, and in Pasay City (either Taft Avenue corner Buendia or at Pasay Rotonda), you can ride buses to Lucena City, fare is around P 300.00. At Lucena Central Transport Terminal, transfer to a jeepney or bus going to Lucban (even those going to Sta. Cruz, Laguna) Fare is around P30.00 per person.

For more details for the upcoming Festival, you may contact:
Mr. Dhounne Mata
Municipal Tourism Officer
Lucban, Quezon
Moblie Number: (+63) – 917-560-1731
Telefax Number: (042) – 540- 4887

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