I ticked off one of the places in "Biyahe Tayo!" tourism campaign, Balayan Batangas. Although in the lyrics, Lechong Balayan was to be tasted, we came to the Parada ng Lechon to experience Basaan (Feast of St. John the Baptist). Fiesta ng San Juan or locally known as Basaan is celebrated along side with Parada ng Lechon (King of All Batangas Festivals).
Things are looking up for the country's underwater world as Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) forays into the restoration of the country's coral reefs to help sustain the country's marine ecosystem.
The conglomerate is taking its environmental advocacy deeper by building the first-ever underwater laboratory in the Philippines in Mabini, Batangas.
MPIC established the Coral Restoration Field Laboratory with the help of the Divers Institute of Technology which donated 25 units of Eco MER artificial reef. Made of marine concrete with advanced ecological features, Eco-MER has bet ...
Unang Hirit shows how the resident of Balayan, Batangas prepare their lechon before they parade on the street.
Parada ng Lechon An annual festival in Balayan, Batangas, Philippines celebrating every 24th of June.
Mabuhay! Welcome to my hometown! Yes, I'm from this small town of Balayan in Western Batangas. It's bounded by Tuy on the north, Calatagan and Lian on the west, Calaca on the east and the Balayan Bay on the south.
Our town is widely known for Bagoong Balayan, a brownish saline product achieved by partial fermentation of Anchovy with cheese-like in taste with a fishy scent, popularized by Seferino Inciong in 1929. Though it is said that it is already a backyard industry since the Spanish Times. Bagoong Balayan production is small-scale industry in Batangas, is one commodity Batangueños can ...
The world-famous Parada ng Lechon originated in the old thanksgiving custom of the working class in what-used-to-be the poor and depressed area of the Kanluran district (western Poblacion) of Balayan, Batangas.
During the Spanish and American regimes, families who were fortunate enough to receive some significant blessings during the past year would parade a lechon in the town plaza every June 24 ??" the Feast of St. John the Baptist. To the poor people of Balayan, the parading of lechon in the plaza, where the Roman Catholic Church is at the center, is the best show of thanksgiving and ven ...