The Pintados Festival
In 1888 missionaries from Spain brought to the island the Child Jesus image known as "El Capitan “ a rich and colorful background that draw out the devotion and worship of the Leyte natives to the Sto Nino.
The Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival and is called as the "Festival of Festivals" of Tacloban City is a Filipino with its own unique flavor. It is a merry- making event lasting a whole month, highlights of which include the 17th Pintados Festival Ritual Dance Presentation and the "Pagrayhak" Grand Parade. These festivals are said to have began from the feast of Senor Santo Niño, held every June 29th.