Pandan is a famous type of plant in the Philippines because of its good aroma. Pandan is usually use for cooking rice because it gives a special aroma to the rice that makes it more delectable. Pandan festival is being held to celebrate to commemorate the agriculture wealth of the town and the many uses of the Pandan plant.
WHEN IS PANDAN FESTIVAL IN 2015
In Mapandan, Pangasinan, their Pandan festival will be on April 21, 2015, Tuesday to April 25, 2015, Saturday
The Pandan Festival in Luisiana, Laguna will be on April 3 to 7, 2015 and it will be a five days celebration of the festival.
WHERE IS PANDAN FESTIVAL IS BEING HELD
There are two Pandan festivals in the Philippines; one is in Mapandan, Pangasinan while the other Pandan festival is in Luisiana, Laguna.
MAPANDAN PANGASINAN PANDAN FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES
The Pandan Festival of Mapandan Pangasinan commemorates the unity of the townspeople of Mapandan. Before Mapandan is a town with people who does not care about each other and all the news about the town is not that kind of news to be proud of. However, Pandan festival bring the people together, it unites the people and make them work together to have a successful fun festival.
Pandan festival in Mapandan Pangasinan usually celebrated with different activities. They have street dancing participated by the town people using props made in Pandan plant and they also held a food fair to showcase their town’s delicacies. The activities during the festival usually depend on the festival organizers but all activities should show the significant of the festival which is the Pandan plant and the unity of the town.
LUISIANA LAGUNA PANDAN FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES
The Pandan Festival of Luisiana, Laguna is about showcasing the many uses of Pandan plant. During the festival parades, beauty pageant and gayakang bayan will be witness by the festival spectators. People can see various products made in Pandan and the creativity of the participants shows the different uses of Pandan.
The houses in Luisiana, Laguna become attractions during the festivals because the owners of the houses decorated their houses with different colourful pandan items. The beauty pageant which is the Search for Ginoo at Binibining Luisiana showcases the beauty and talent of the young Luisianas. Each contestant showcases their talent, beauty and appeal to the judges and audience to win the title. There is also a part where the contestant must wear a type of clothing that has a pandan product. The following day the parade is being held and the participants are wearing colourful costumes and participate in street dancing. They parade floats with creative designs made in colorful items made in pandan.
WHEN IS PANDAN FESTIVAL IN 2016
On 2016, Pandan festival will be held on the month of April in both provinces. Probably 19.4.2016 (Tuesday) to 21.4.2016 (Saturday).