Pearl of the Orient Seas, the Philippines is the perfect tropical paradise destination. With 7,107 stunning islands to explore, it offers endless possibilities only one can dream of. From world renowned beaches to the elemental underground river system and to its amazing depths, the Philippines will surely captivate you.
The Philippines is named after King Philip II of Spain and was a Spanish colony for over 300 years. A Portuguese Explorer, Ferdinand Magellan, planted a huge Christian Cross in April 21, 1521 in Cebu and celebrates Christian Baptism into the Roman Catholic Region. The Philippines can claim its uniqueness as the only Christian country in Asia. The Filipinos have various ways of celebrating life’s abundance which are clear expressions of their religiosity and strong faith.
The Culture of the Philippines reflects the complexity of the history of the country through the blending of several traditional Malay Heritage mixed with Spanish, American and other Asian Cultures. This is the only thing that separates us from the rest of the world- our colourful and lively culture that makes us distinctly Filipino. This includes traditions, languages, arts and etc. which are found in museums, churches and galleries, found within the heart of the key cities.
During your stay in the Philippines, you will discover that few days go by without a joyous gathering of some sort, happening everywhere in the archipelago. The Philippines is celebrating many festivals all year round. Every region, provinces and cities has different kinds of festivities, events and schedule.
You’ll be expecting people having fun of painting their faces, dress in colourful costumes and do the street dancing w/ the beat of the drums.
The Event or fiesta is characterized by the community to express the warm welcome of the harvest, express religious fervour, or commemorate a historic event.
With an estimated population of 96 million people, it is declared the world’s 12th most populous country. But you could still expect the genuine and pure expression of hospitality of the Filipinos, the sweetness, a fun-loving and gentle type of people.
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