Kalilang sa ranao
A festival held every April 15th commemorating the charter anniversary celebration of Marawi City highlights of the festival are Qur’an Reading Contest, presentation of colorful Muslim songs and dances, Islamic Quiz Bee, exhibits of Maranao crafts, native delicacies, traditional games and musical instruments competition.
Celebrated annually from March 1 to March 7 to commemorate the anniversary of the Province of Basilan.
Kalilang and Kariyala both mean “merrymaking and thanksgiving” This universal expression of thanksgiving for the triumphs, abundance, prosperity or any form of blessings received. The celebration of this is festival are similar to Lami-Lamihan of Lamitan, Basilan and Meguyaya of Upi, Maguindanao. This celebration of life is held every 3rd week of February (Wao, Lanao del Sur).
Inaul Festival sa Maguindanao
A celebration of the Inaul Fabric, handwoven art that symbolizes the social status, bravery and valor, and pride and dignity of the people of Maguindanao. Celebrated annually from February 9 to February 14.
Amidst Upi’s triumphs, abundance and prosperity is the conceptualization of Meguyaya Festival, Upians’ way of expressing gratitude for all the bounties. Meguyaya is a threeweek celebration which culminates every 22nd of December.