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Penafrancia Festival: Bicol’s Magical Event

Aside from the Mayon Volcano and huge whale sharks,  Bicol offers another wonder: the Penafrancia Festival. Let the event’s magic surround you as you read this post about Peñafrancia Festival in Bicol.  Without further ado, let's dive deep into the world of the famous event.  What Is Peñafrancia Festival? The Penafrancia festival in Bicol honors the miraculous Nuestra Senora de…

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Tuna Festival: General Santos’ Pride

The Home of the Champion (aka Manny Pacquiao), General Santos City, is more than Tuna and the Philippine's record-braking boxer. Gensan is also home to the Tuna festival and eye-catching beaches and mountain peaks. So, if you feel abundant today, you better check this post out.  The Tuna Festival is an annual festival celebrated on the first week of September.…

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Ibalong Festival: The Ultimate Guide

Legazpi, Albay is not just known for the famous cone-shaped volcano. If you’ve been looking for more wonderful reasons to visit the Queen City of South Luzon, we got one for you: the Ibalong Festival based on the Ibalong epic. So what exactly is this festival? Is worth traveling to? Why do people join the festivities in the first place? …


A Partnership that will Make Filipino Food Flavors Standout

Malaysian Manufacturer Green House Ingredient Sdn Bhd partners with HICAPS Mktg. Corp. in the Philippines to Expand their Business. Green House, a leading manufacturer of Emulco food flavors and colors for the BARESCA (Bakery Restaurant Cafe) and other food industries, has been exporting to different countries in Asia. They have partnered with HICAPS in the Philippines to expand their business reach further. HICAPS Mktg.…


HICAPS Joins WOFEX Manila 2022

This August, join us at the SMX Convention Center in Manila for the most significant food expo in the Philippines - WOFEX Manila 2022. We'll be there at Booth #1060, showcasing our latest food ingredients and flavorings innovations. And we're not just there to exhibit - we're also offering free demos by some of the best pastry chefs in the…

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Pagoda Festival: The Ultimate Guide

If you’ve visited or lived in Bulacan, there’s no way you don’t know about the Bocaue Pagoda Festival Philippines. Yes, you can fight me if you don’t know about this amazing festival. Just kidding, let’s not fight. Peace all the way.  Jokes aside, the town of Bocaue in the province of Bulacan celebrates the Bocaue Pagoda Festival, also known as…

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Famous Philippine Festivals: Highlights and Pasalubong

The Philippines is a country with many diverse cultures with unique festivals. If you’re planning on visiting the Philippines, you must know the most popular festivals and what to expect. So, this blog post will discuss the highlights of Philippine Festivals.We also included some of the best pasalubongs to buy from each place of origin! It’s customary to purchase pasalubongs…


Pintados Festival: The Ultimate Guide

Pintados Kasadyaan is one of the most anticipated and unique festivals in the whole country. Many look forward to it because of the Pintados tattoo, colorful clothes, lively atmosphere, and nonstop partying. This event serves as a mix of two well-known festivals: the Kasadyaan Festival and the Pintados Festival.  In the local language, "kasadyaan" means "happiness." Meanwhile, "Pintados" refers to…


Pahiyas Festival: Everything You Need to Know

There's always a cause to rejoice in the Philippines, with festivals ranging from religious experiences to customs for basic foods. Lucban's Pahiyas Festival honors farming and the patron saint of the garden.  Pahiyas came from two terms in the Philippines: 'hiyas,' which is a rare stone, and 'payas,' which means to decorate anything for an offering. The Pahiyas celebration translates…

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MassKara Festival: The Ultimate Guide

In this article, we will talk about the event, the origin of MassKara Festival, Masskara Festival design, and Masskara Festival description. We will also talk about the stunning Masskara Festival mask, Masskara Festival costume, and Masskara Festival place of origin. The MassKara Festival in Bacolod City is one of the biggest and most prestigious events in the Philippines.  Interestingly, the festival…