Pulilan News

  • Daan-daang Kalabaw Lumuhod Sa Bulacan

    Daan-daang Kalabaw Lumuhod Sa Bulacan

    Muling dinagsa ng mga lokal na turista ang pagdiriwang ng kapis­tahan ng San Isidro Labrador sa bayan ng Puli­lan, Bulacan at nasaksihan nilang muli ang pag­luhod ng daan-daang kalabaw na nagmula sa Bulacan at karatig-probinsya ng Pampanga at Nueva Ecija bilang bahagi ng Kneeling Carabao Festival na taun-taong isinasagawa para sa pagpapa­salamat ng mga magsasaka sa bayang ito sa kanilang patron dahil sa masaganang ani.

    Ayon kay Sandy Santos, Municipal Tourism Officer ng Pulilan, dinumog uli ang kapistahan ng patron ng mga magsasaka at umabot sa 720 kalabaw ang nakiisa sa carabao festiva ...

  • Propagating Mestizo Carabaos

    Propagating Mestizo Carabaos

    There were at least a hundred carabaos, some from Pampanga and Nueva Ecija, that were brought to Pulilan, Bulacan for the Kneeling Carabao Festival on 14 May 2015, eve of the feast day of San Isidro Labrador, patron saint of farming folks. The gathering place teemed with dark 'Tagalog' and 'Bulgarian' bodies, the names that the owners called their animals, which had short or long, curved or twisted, horns.

    The native 'Tagalog' may be generic to Central Luzon. It is simply 'nwang' to us Zambales Ilocanos. The non-native is either pure breed or hybrid, a mestizo born of a native inahin (mothe ...

  • Stored Treasure Wowed By The Carabaos The Pulilan Carabao Festival

    Stored Treasure Wowed By The Carabaos The Pulilan Carabao Festival

    In my quest to chronicle every Philippine treasure that I can possibly see, I started being pro-active in personally checking out the wonderful things that our country has to offer. May 15 is such a fantastic date as many things are happening all through out the Philippines. Last year, I was able to experience the unique Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, Quezon. But this year, the May 15 event I chose to witness is the Pulilan Carabao Festival (which is just two towns away from my ancestor's place)

    Finally, together with my cousins, I was able to witness one of the most colorful festivals in ...

  • Carabao Festival in Pulilan Bulacan

    Carabao Festival in Pulilan Bulacan

    Hundreds of work animals, mostly carabaos, are led on a parade in the streets of the town every 14th and 15th of May to honor its patron saint. San Isidro Labrador. The carabaos decorated with garland and shaved for the occasion, genuflect or kneel in front of the church. Witness the colorful Carabao Festival and religious activities of the town. On the 14th of May, farmers all over the town pay tribute to their patron saint.

    San Isidro Labrador, in glorious thanksgiving for a year-long bountiful harvest. The celebration is manifested by hanging all sorts of fruits, candies, food crops and ...

  • Kneeling Of Carabaos Wows Crowds

    Kneeling Of Carabaos Wows Crowds

    The kneeling of carabaos in front of the parish church named after San Isidro Labrador, the patron saint of farmers, never fails to attract thousands of spectators as the annual Carabao Festival was celebrated here yesterday.

    Various groups of farmers from different places of the province joined the celebration, the season where local farmers pay tribute their patron saint for a bountiful harvest.

    Provincial officials led by Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy Alvarado and Vice Gov. Daniel Fernando joined local officials and special guests in this one-of-a-kind ritual that parades its beast of burden ...

  • Kneeling Carabao In Pulilan Carabao Festival

    Kneeling Carabao In Pulilan Carabao Festival

    The Pulilan Carabao Festival is celebrated every 14th to 15th of May in honor to San Isidro Labrador who is the patron saint for farmers. Carabaos are decorated with colorful floats and led on parade in the streets and in front of church, carabao is kneeling as a symbol of thanksgiving for good harvest, then a priest in the church makes blessed for each carabao as they passed. On the 15th of May carabao races are held as part of the celebration.

    Several festivals in Philippines are celebrated in honor of San Isidro Labrador such as Sabugan Festival in Quezon, Nabas Bariw Festival in Aklan, ...