Niyogyugan Festival

Lucena City, Quezon

Niyogyugan Festival is celebrated every 12th to 19th of August located in Lucena City, Quezon. Niyogyugan is a portmanteau derived from the word niyog (coconut) and yugyog (to move to a beat). The highlights of festival was giving thanks for the blessings they receive from the coconut, a major source of livelihood in the province.

Niyogyugan Festival News

  • Quo Vadis Quezon

    Quo Vadis Quezon

    Where to for this province known for its coconut trees?

    Quezon province is called Cocolandia, with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) confirming the province is the top coconut producer in Calabarzon?composed of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon and in the whole country.

    The PSA said Quezon produced 1,210,224.58 metric tons (MT) of coconut in 2015. Batangas ranked a far second in volume of coconut production, with only 68,371.8 MT; and Davao del Sur ranked second among coconut-producing provinces in the country, with 872,895.86 MT.

    The country produced a total 14,735 ...

  • Niyogyugan 2016

    Niyogyugan 2016 Festival in Lucena City, Quezon Province.

    Video from Voniv Veluz

    NIYOGYUGAN Festival, is a celebration of the tree of life (Coconut Tree). The Niyogyugan, which came from the words "niyog" and "yugyog" (to move to a beat).

    It aims to showcase the tree of life which has been the main source of income for most of Quezonians in the early part of the century. It also aims to "shake" the industry by featuring the culture, the traditions, the values, everything that depicts the tree of life and how it affects the life of a typical Quezonian.

  • Niyogyugan Festival 2016 The Festival That Shook Quezon

    Niyogyugan Festival 2016 The Festival That Shook Quezon

    August was a month when the world was shaken by tragedies and misfortunes: harrowing earthquakes that devastated Italy and Myanmar, and an all-time low for global gold-stocks relationships, to name some.

    In southern Luzon, a different kind of wave was shaking Quezon Province??"one of merry beats, vibrant sights and blithe spirits.

    The Niyogyugan Festival 2016, held from August 15 to 27 in Lucena, was what locals deemed the festival of all festivals. According to Provincial Administrator Romulo EdaƱo Jr., the annual festival takes root from Quezon's ancestors and mirrors the province's ...

  • Niyogyugan Festival 2016 Cultural Adventure

    Niyogyugan Festival 2016 Cultural Adventure

    Relatively still in its infancy stage, Quezon's Niyogyugan Festival was launched only in 2012 with the aim of promoting the main agricultural product of the province which is the coconut. However, it has evolved to one of the must experience and must see festivals in the Philippines in only a few years.

    The name Niyogyugan came from the words niyog which is the Filipino word for coconut and yugyog which means to shake, move, or dance.

    Held in and around the Quezon Capitol Compound in Lucena City every August 18-27, Niyogyugan Festival is dubbed "Quezon's Grand Festival" for it covers the ...

  • Niyogyugan Festival 2016 Of Alabat Quezon

    Experience the Niyogyugan Festival 2016 of Alabat, Quezon, Philippines.

  • Niyogyugan Festival 2016 Tourist Attraction Of Quezon Province

    Niyogyugan Festival 2016 Tourist Attraction Of Quezon Province

    Niyogyugan Festival in Quezon Province held the first AGRI-TOURISM Trade Fair featuring booths adorned by agricultural produce and products from different municipalities here in Quezon. "Niyogyugan festival" set on August 15-23 in this city.

    NIYOGYUGAN Festival, the celebration of the tree of life, and the very first provincial festival, was conceptualized by former Congresswoman Aleta Suarez and there will be 3 inter-related events competitions namely: Float, Dance, and Festival Queen.

    NIYOGYUGAN Festival activity (Aug. 15); opening of agri-tourism exposition at Perez park, Lucena City ...