NOTE: This event is not taking place this year. Check for the 2021 event updates.
Filipinos are known for their love of festivals. No wonder they use any chance to organize a celebration. The City of Davao, for example, has a month-long Christmas holiday season. They organize the Pasko Fiesta sa Davao in order to show their anticipation and share the joy.
The favourite attraction of the festival is the opening ceremony with the lighting of the Giant Christmas Tree. Other Christmas activities include food festivals, fairs, night markets, and other kinds of entertainment. Various events happen all around the city every day. The sounds of music can be heard everywhere, and people dance right in the streets. Public parks and buildings are decorated with lights and colourful accessories with traditional patterns.
A special magic atmosphere becomes the prevailing mood during the festive days. People express their gratitude to God for the blessings they've been enjoying the whole year. As a result, this festival unites them and helps to establish closer relationships. So if you want the Christmas mood to become your permanent state of mind, do not miss a chance to participate in the Pasko Fiesta sa Davao.