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  • Buri Beach Samar A Quick Summer Getaway

    Buri Beach is a white sand beach located in the province of Catbalogan, Samar Island in the Visayas region.The beach is not as white and creamy as the other white sand beaches in the country, but it is a great little getaway for those who live near Catbalogan City.

    It is a 20-minutes travel from the main city of Catbalogan via tricycle ride. Upon reaching the area, follow the footpath going down to the beach.

    There are cottages or cabanas available for rent at 200php each.

    There are no foods or restaurants available on the beach, so it is advisable to bring your own foods. However, th ...

  • Manaragat Is 2015 Aliwan Festival Grand Winner

    Showing world class performance and creativity, the "Tribu Katbalaugan" (Manaragat Festival) of Catbalogan City was declared the grand champion in street dancing competition of this year's Aliwan Festival held in Manila last April 25.

    The performance of the Tribu Katbalaugan, a first timer at the Aliwan Festival, has impressed the judges and the crowd for its dance movement, fast paced choreography, graceful dancers, musicality, props and lighting effects.

    "This is indeed a milestone in our effort to make a mark at the national level and engraving our city in the tourist map of our count ...

  • Manaragat Festival In Samars Capital City Kicks Off

    The Manaragat Festival of Samar's capital city is expected to rave waves as it kicks off today for a month long celebration.

    In a talk with the Mayor's Office executive assistant Stephanie Uy Tan, the lady enumerated the list of daily exciting adventures for revelers and fun loving Samarenos.

    The Manaragat Festival, she said is a tribute to the fishermen of Catbalogan.

    She added that small fishermen share their fresh catch and other sea products which they trade in the local market to earn an income that would support their families.

    For Catbalogan City's fieasta, the Manaragat, be ...

  • Catbalogan City Steps Up 10th Manaragat Festival

    Catbalogan City will be holding this evening the Miss Manaragat 2014 pre pageant night as it reaches its 15th day of a jovial month long fiesta celebration in this countryside city.

    The Manaragat Festival adopted 'Karisyo Katbalogan 10 Years of Celebrating Catbalogan's Captivating Contrasts' for this year's annual gala.

    Activities slated by the local government led by city mayor Step Uy Tan and civic groups include environment protection and a general clean up drive along the city's public facilities and major thoroughfares and a series of medical and surgical missions for prisoners, the ...

  • Manaragat Festival To Be Showcased In Aliwan Fiesta 2015

    Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan City Represented by our official festival contingent Tribu Katbalaugan.

    The City of Catbalogan, the provincial seat of the Province of Samar, celebrates the month of August with cheerful thanksgiving and positive spirits. Our annual month-long celebration has always been largely inspired by the life at sea, thus we have fittingly named this annual celebration as the "Manaragat Festival".

    This has always been a perfect opportunity to highlight the important role played by our very own Maqueda Bay in shaping our history, culture and economy.

    The Catbalog ...

  • Manaragat Festival Monthlong Fiesta Celebration Now On Its 8th Year

    The City of Catbalogan, the provincial seat of the Province of Samar, celebrates the month of August with cheerful thanksgiving and positive spirits.

    Our annual month-long celebration has always been largely inspired by the life at sea, thus we have fittingly named this annual celebration as the "Manaragat Festival". This has always been a perfect opportunity to highlight the important role played by our very own Maqueda Bay in shaping our history, culture and economy.

    The Catbalogan City Fiesta falls on the 24th of August, which celebrates the feast day of Señor San Bartolome, the Patr ...