The Malacañang has officially released the list of official holidays in 2016! This is surely a joy to many of us who love to travel and explore places. We could now plan our trips around long weekends and holidays plus avail of great discounts from tour packages and airline tickets by booking much earlier.
Peñafrancia Festival of Naga City is one of the Philippines' largest religious celebrations honoring Our Lady of Peñafrancia, Bicol region's patroness. The festival begins on the second Friday of September when the image of the Virgin of Peñafrancia is carried by hundreds of male devotees from its shrine to the Metropolitan Cathedral of Naga City.
This year's highlights of the celebration are scheduled on: September 11 (Friday),Traslacion Procession; September 19 (Saturday), Fluvial Procession; and September 20 (Sunday), Feast Day of Our Lady of Peñafrancia.