Quezon Province is an ideal destination for short out of town trip due to its close proximity from Metro Manila.
The refreshing environs of the province is magnified by diversified and interesting destinations. Additionally, Quezon Province is home to numerous colorful festivals from 39 municipalities and 2 cities.
The Capital City, LUCENA CITY, is a booming center of the province. There are already numerous popular establishments in the city such as SM City Mall, Save more, Pacific Mall, Metro Gaisano, Pizza Hut, 7-11 Convenience Store, National Bookstore, Jollibee, McDo, Mang Inasal, ...
All roads lead to Perez Park in the vicinity of Quezon Provincial Capitol in Lucena City for the 4th staging of the colorful "NIYOGYUGAN FESTIVAL".
NIYOGYUGAN comes from the words NIYOG (Coconut) and "YUGYUG" (to move to beat). Quezon Province is the number one producer of Coconut in the Philippines. The festival was conceptualized by Congresswoman Aleta Suarez. It is a commemoration of the birth of President Manuel Luis Quezon, an illustrious son of the province.
This is my 3rd time to witness this captivating festival. I was not able to witness when the festival was first held in 2012. ...
The success of the yearly Niyogyugan Festival in Quezon province no longer surprises its creator.
"When I conceptualized the province-wide coconut festival five years ago, I believed in its great potentials not only as a tourist attraction but also as an event that could unify Quezonians," said former Quezon Rep. Aleta Suarez.
She was proven right. The "niyogyugan" event in one of the major coconut-producing provinces in the country has become a major crowd-drawer that attracts not only local but international tourists as well.
Alberto Bay Jr., provincial tourism officer, said that si ...