The Municipality of Pinamalayan, located in Oriental Mindoro, celebrates the colorful Bahaghari Festival every year on April 25th.
The Bahaghari Festival commemorates the significance of the rainbow in the history of the municipality of Pinamalayan, symbolizing hope. It is an annual celebration of vibrant colors representing the town’s rich cultural heritage. The festival is highlighted by the lively Grand Parade of Color and Street Dance Competition, along with various religious activities, making it a complete and captivating event.
Grand Parade of Color
Bahaghari, which means “rainbow,” serves as the cultural emblem of Pinamalayan in the Province of Oriental Mindoro. Annually, on April 25th, residents of Pinamalayan come together to witness the vibrant grand parade of colors. The parade features colorful floats and costumes in its street dancing, mirroring the essence of Bahaghari. The Street Dancing competition is one of the most awaited parts of the festival, wherein participants from various schools in Pinamalayan, adorned in their costumes, capture the heart of the celebration.
In the evening, the local government unit (LGU) of Pinamalayan organizes an entertainment night for its people.
If you want to experience the captivating and colorful town celebration of Bahaghari Festival, be sure to visit Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro, every April 25th. Discover more of its beauty during this festival. And even if you can’t make it for the event, the town of Pinamalayan has a lot to offer as a travel destination throughout the year.
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