Fiesta or Festival in the Philippines is celebrated all year around. Filipinos are known as "Fiesta Loving People". Festival started during the Spanish Era way back 400 years ago. The Spaniards came to the Visayas Islands and found men and women heavily tattoed , whom they called Pintados.
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.
June 29: The Pintados Festival or Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival is annually celebrated on the 29th of June in Tacloban City, Leyte,...