Panagbenga 2013: A Blooming Odyssey in Baguio


Baguio City, the summer capital of the Philippines will bloom again this February as it stage the 18th year of Panagbenga Flower Festival. “Panagbenga” is a Kankanaey term which means “season of blooming”.

With the theme “A Blooming Odyssey,” the month-long festival reflects the history, traditions and values of the City of Baguio and the entire Cordilleras.

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Panagbenga 2013 Schedule

  • February 1,2013 : Grand Opening Parade, Drum and Lyre Dance Competition (Elementary Division) – Panagbenga Park to Athletic Bowl.
  • February 1 – March 3, 201: Market Encounter and Landscaping Competition at Burnham Park
  • February 10, 2013: Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom at Melvin Jones (Starts at 8:00 AM) + Regatta at Burnham PArk
  • February 23,2013: Grand Street Dancing Parade – Panagbenga Park to Burnham Park (Starts at 8:00 AM)
  • February 24,2013: Grand Float Parade – Panagbenga Park to Burnham Park (Starts at 8:00 AM)
  • February 25,2013: Session Road in Bloom at Session Road
  • March 2,2013: Pony Boy’s Day at Session Road
  • March 3, 2013: Closing Ceremonies at Athletic Bowl

For more information, visit the official site of Panagbenga Flower Festival:


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  2. I attended last year festivities and I really enjoyed it.. I want to attend once again then Im already based aborad.. anyway thank you lakwatsero for this post i will share this to my friends who are planning to attend penagbenga

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