Giant Lantern Festival

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Country and Region PhilippinesPampanga
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines
Festival Contact Information

Philippines Department of Tourism
Room 207 DOT Building
TM Kalaw Street
Manila, Philippines
Phone: +63 (2)524 2345

Festival Description

The city of San Fernando brings the month of December to a cloase every year with the Giant Lantern Festival. The event's namesakes, mélanges of papier-maché, colored glass, and wood, are paraded through the streets accompanied by marching bands and small hordes of dancers.

Festival Dates December 17, 2011
Festival Links

Other Sources:

  • Giant Lantern Festival 2007, by Pinoy D. Traveler (Philippine Travel Notes, December 16, 2007)
  • Giant Lantern Festival… San Fernando, Pampang, by Ivan Henares
    (December 24, 2005)


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