Panagbenga is an annual flower festival celebrated every February which takes place in Baguio City, Philippines. The term “Panagbenga” comes from a Kankanaey term meaning “season of blooming”. This festival reflects the history, traditions and values of Baguio and the Cordilleras. It lasts over a month long and flourishes through
You don’t need to be a master to paint a picture of flowers and sentient beings. All you need are brushes and multi-colored paints and voila…
Let-a-thousand-flowers-bloom is where every member of the family can ‘get dirty’ en route their personal ‘masterpieces’.
It’s a free-for-all venue
By Bona Elisa Ressureccion
The Birth of a Tradition
It all began when lawyer, Damaso E. Bangaoet, Jr., John Hay Poro Point Development Corporation (JPDC) Managing Director for Camp John Hay, presented to the Board of Directors of JPDC the idea of their spearheading the holding of a flower festival in Baguio City. The Board, then led by the Bases Conversion Development