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Events : Higantes Festival Schedule - 2016 (Angono, Rizal)

Every November,  the lakeside municipality of Angono, in the province of Rizal celebrates Higantes Festival honoring San Clemente,  the patron saint of fishermen. 

Below is this year's schedule as shared by my lovely friends at Angono Tourism. 
Tip : Highlights of the festival are on November 20 (Higantes Festival Grand Parade) and on the 23rd (Town Fiesta) ;)

For more information, get in touch with Angono Tourism on Facebook. :) 

Higantes Festival: Press Conference
Venue/s: Sangguniang Bayan Hall
Date: October 28, 2016
Time: 10am

GAD IEC on Women in Nation Building 
Venue/s: Angono Forest Park
Date: October 29, 2016
Time: 1pm-4pm

Cosplay Contest: Angono’s Local Mythology
Venue/s: Angono Municipal Plaza
Date: October 30, 2016
Time: 5pm

104th Birth Celebration of National Artist Carlos “Botong” Francisco
Venue/s: SM Center Angono (Event Center)
Date: November 4, 2016
Time: 3pm

Angono “Beyond Exposure” Photo Exhibit
Venue/s: SM Center Angono 
Date: November 4, 2016
Time: 3pm

Kik Zumba Fest Year 2
Venue/s: in front of Municipal Plaza
Date: November 5, 2016
Time: 6am

Christmas Tiangge
Venue/s: Angono Municipal Compound
Date: November 7, 2016
Time: 6am-9pm

Angono Food Mart 
Venue/s: Dona Aurora Street
Date: November 7, 2016
Time: 6pm-12mn

Higantes Festival: “Angono Noon at Ngayon” Poster Making Contest
Venue/s: Municipal Plaza
Date: November 11, 2016
Time: 9am-2pm

Higanteng Padyak Year 2
Venue/s: Municipal Plaza to Lakeside Eco-Park
Date: November 13, 2016
Time: 6am-12nn

Ginebra Concert
Venue/s: in front of Metrobank to Tanay Rural Bank
Date: November 18, 2016
Time: 8pm-12mn

HANDOG SINING: Kultura ng Bayan ng Angono ating Pangalagaan, ating Pagyamanin
Venue/s: Lakeside Eco Park
Date: November 19, 2016
Time: 5pm

Art Dialogo in Angono
Venue/s: Nemiranda Arteliers Cafe
Date: November 19, 2016
Time: 2pm

Higantes Festival Grand Parade
Venue/s: SM Center Angono to Municipal Compound
Date: November 20, 2016
Assembly: 6am
Parade: 7am

Higantes Festival Activities:
Parehadora Festival Exhibition
10AM
Band Drill and Baton Twirling 
Exhibition 11AM
Higantes Race at Palarong Pangkabataan 2PM

TNT Concert: It’s a Tropa Showdown
Venue/s: in front of Municipal Plaza
Date: November 20, 2016
Funfare: 8am-11pm
Concert: 5pm

Palarong Pangkabataan
Venue/s: in front of Municipal Plaza
Date: November 20, 2016
Time: 2pm

Angono Artist’s Association Inc. Art Exhibit
Venue/s: SM Center Angono
Date: November 20, 2016
Time: 2pm

Bisperas Mayores 
Venue/s: Rainbow to St. Clement Church
Date: November 22, 2016
Employees Parade: 8am
Grand Parade: 2pm

Konsiertong Handog sa Bayan
Venue/s: St. Clement Parish Church
Date: November 22, 2016
Time: 7pm

Angono Town Fiesta
(Kapistahan ni San Clemente)
Venue/s: St. Clement Parish Church
Date: November 23, 2016
Time: 5am

San Miguel Concert
Venue/s: in front of Metrobank to Tanay Rural Bank
Date: November 25, 2016
Time: 7pm

Blanco Family Museum Art Exhibit
Venue/s: Blanco Family Museum
Date: November 28, 2016
Time: 2pm

Serenata (Concert at the park)
Venue/s: Municipal Plaza
Date: December 3, 10, 17 2016
Time: 5pm

Angono Christmas Concert
(Endramada Festival)
Venue/s: Angono Lakeside Park/ Municipal Compound
Date: December 18, 2016
Time: 4pm

Rizal Day Celebration
Venue/s: Municipal Plaza
Date: December 30, 2016
Time: 8am

Kasarinlan ng Angono
Venue/s: Rainbow to Municipal Plaza
Date: January 1, 2017
Time: 7am

Related blog : Curious about what goes on during Higantes Festival? Check out this post from Traveler on Foot!

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