Another occasion is renowned and famous which is observed along with the New Year’s celebration. It is the Bulaklakan Festival, a very colorful and lively festival held in one of the large cities in the Philippines.
WHEN IS BULAKLAKAN FESTIVAL 2015
Bulaklakan Festival will be held on January 1, 2015 which falls on a Thursday.
Bulaklakan Fesival is always celebrated on the 1st day of January.
WHERE IS BULAKLAKAN FESTIVAL BEING CELEBRATED
People can witness Bulaklakan festival at the city of Muntinlupa, a part of the National Capital Region that is located in the Southern side of the Philippines next to Taguig City. Muntinlupa was disreputably known to be the location of the national insular penitentiary, the New Bilibid Prison but is also the location of the country’s most luxurious and biggest residential communities and villages such as the Ayala Alabang Village.
BULAKLAKAN FESTIVAL BACKGROUND
Many festivals in the Philippines are derived from the influence of colonization of the Spanish. Some festivals are done in honor of their patron saint while others are in honor of the bountiful harvest or of the place itself.
Bulaklakan Festival is something that is enjoyed by the locals of Muntinlupa that ushers in the coming of the more growing and bountiful year for them as they are labeled as one of the most progressive city in the country. There may be no direct information as to when it started or how it had began, but the reason for its celebration is very evident that everybody are excited for this day taking advantage of the day to promote their city to future investors and business ventures.
WHAT ARE EXPECTED TO SEE DURING BULAKLAKAN FESTIVAL
The colorful Bulaklakan festival literally means parade of flowers. This festival usually has a street dancing and grand parades participated by students from different Muntinlupa schools. They are wearing colorful costumes which resemble different varieties of flowers. This public spectacle causes the city of Muntinlupa to be filled with massive and enormous colorful array of flowers. This flamboyant festival adds vibrancy and happiness to New Year’s Day for all the locals of Muntinlupa.
WHEN IS BULAKLAKAN FESTIVAL 2016
Bulaklakan Festival will be on January 1, 2016 which is Friday.