April 9: Bataan Death March- in Bataan and Capas, it is a reenactment of the infamous Death March where thousands of Filipino soldiers perished in 184 km march during the war
Friday Before easter or holy week “Commemoration of the Virgin de Turumba,” Pakil, Laguna- Turumba, an unusual rythmic dance that throws back the townspeople to their ancient traditional rituals.
During the easter week Moriones Festival Marinduque- A festival re-enacting the story of a Roman soldier, Longinus, whose sight was restored by Christ’s blood.
Lenten Festival of herbal PreparationSacred rites held in the island of Siquijor.
Palm Sunday Vigan, Ilocos Sur - a procession consequently stopping at 14 Stations of the Cross
Holy Monday Paete, Laguna - a procession of carved images of Christ’s and saints moved to appear realistic
Holy Thursday Anywhere in the country, penitents and radical believers move down the roads to church carrying big crosses or hitting their backs with blades attached to strings.
Good Friday barefoot procession for the death of Christ
Easter Sunday procession and dramatizations of Mary’s meeting with resurrected Christ
April 10-15: Kalilang Festival A celebration of Muslim Culture
April 27: Kandaugan Sa Mactan Mactan, cebu- A re-enactment of the battle between Lapu-lapu and Magellan troops.
4th Sunday of April: Tanduyong Festival A harvest festival in San Jose City.