Panaad sa Negros Festival

Bacolod City, Negros Occidental

The Panaad sa Negros Festival, also called the Panaad Festival, is a festival held annually during the month of April in Bacolod City, the capital of Negros Occidental province in the Philippines. Panaad is the Hiligaynon word for "vow" or "promise"; the festival is a form of thanksgiving to Divine Providence and commemoration of a vow in exchange for a good life. The celebration is held at the Pa ...

naad Park, which also houses the Panaad Stadium, and is participated in by the 13 cities and 19 towns of the province. For this reason, the province dubs it the "mother" of all its festivals.

Panaad sa Negros Festival News

  • Panaad: The Festival Of All Festivals In Negros Occidental

    Panaad: The Festival Of All Festivals In Negros Occidental

    If you are a traveler and you want to see the beauty of the place, you may want to cover all bases. One of that is to find out how the locals celebrate and have fun through their festivals.

    Sure, this is the time when everyone puts their best foot forward attractive decors, a showcase of talents, lots of sumptuous food, and never-ending merrymaking. But going to festivals is also a way to learn the story behind the place, blend with the locals, and be a recipient of their warm hospitality.

    Panaad sa Negros Festival is dubbed as the mother of all festivals in the province of Negros Occide ...

  • Over 1T Secure NegOccs Festival Of Festivals

    Over 1T Secure NegOccs Festival Of Festivals

    Some 1,098 security personnel are deployed to the Panaad Park and Stadium the main venue for Negros Occidentals "festival of festivals."

    The ongoing Panaad sa Negros Festival, now on its 25th year, kicked off on April 14. It will run until April 22.

    Inspector Charmae De Paz, spokeswoman of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (Noppo), said 825 security personnel came from the Noppo, the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), the Maritime Police Unit, the Highway Patrol Group, and other support units of the Philippine National Police.

    The remaining273 personnel, on the other hand ...

  • Negros Opens Silver Panaad

    Negros Opens Silver Panaad

    Today, Negros will start celebrating its weeklong Panaad sa Negros, the "festival of festivals" in the island.

    Organizers said they are holding the "silver" edition of the festival now on its 25th year at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Barangay Mansilingan.

    This years edition carries the theme "Panaad at 25: The Promise Fulfilled."

    Panaad sa Negros has become a "Hall of Famer" in the Philippines in terms of tourism practices, according to festival executive director and action officer Ma. Lina Sanogal.

    In October last year for the third consecutive year Panaad sa Negros was recogni ...

  • Panaad Festival Road Races Set

    A hundred runners from across the province are expected to take the Negros Occidental roads on April 15, 21 and 22 for the Panaad Road Races.

    On April 15, the 13K run men and womens open category dust off the city road of Bacolod while on April 21, the 48.9km Panaad Team Relay kicks off with a total of 10 runners competing in each team for the Under 17, Open and Executive categories.

    Among the events to compete on April 22 are the 3K Run for boys and girls, 5K for men and women, and the 5K Group Run.

    For the Panaad relay, each team is composed of four females and six males.

    Region ...

  •  Panaad Sa Negros Festival Turns 25

    Panaad Sa Negros Festival Turns 25

    Its April once again and Negrenses will be celebrating the Panaad sa Negros Festival for 25 years now. How time flies. From a three-day affair at the Provincial Capitol Park and Lagoon in 1993.

    Panaad sa Negros Festival has come a long way into becoming a huge celebration, dubbed as the Festival of Festivals in Negros Occidental.

    Often referred to just Panaad, a Hiligaynon word for vow and its fulfillment, the festival has become a yearly spectacle that brings the best of the 13 cities and 19 municipalities of the province.

    From the Provincial Capitol grounds, the festival found a tem ...

  • Panaad Sa Negros Fest To Hold Musical Play

    Panaad sa Negros Festival, a hall of famer for the Best Tourism Event-Provincial Event Category of the Department of Tourisms Pearl Awards, is slated to showcase a musical play dubbed as "Panaad: The Promise Fulfilled".

    In a Capitol press statement, Panaad Executive Director Dr. Ma. Lina Sanogal shared that the musical play mirrors Negros Occidentals vibrant story of struggles, victories and resilience amidst the tough times.

    Sanogal likewise mentioned that Negrense actors and artists who have shot to fame in the entertainment industry such as Kuh Ledesma, Joel Torre, Ronnie Lazaro, Emcy ...