Ibalong Festival

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Ibalong Festival in Legazpi, Albay

Ibalong Festival is a week long feast that is celebrated every second week of October in Legazpi, Albay. This is a celebration depicting Bicol's early beginnings as portrayed in the "Ibalong" epic that tells of super heroes Handiong, Batlog and Oryol, villains and wild animals that roamed in the ancient times. Revelers parade on the streets wearing masks of these heroes and villains. There are also other festival activities that include tours, trade fairs, exhibits and beauty pageants.

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