Lucban San Isidro Pahiyas Festival 2013 schedule of activities, venue announced


The Tourism Office of the government of Quezon announced the schedule of activities and venues for the 2013 Lucban San Isidro Pahiyas Festival that started March 31 up to May 16.

Pahiyas Festival May 15, 2013

Thousands of local and foreign tourists are expected to visit the historic town of Lucban specially on the 15th of May 2013. The festivity is a thanksgiving to San Isidro Labrador, the patron saint of farmers, for the bountiful harvest for the year.

This year's Pahiyas has a theme of “Yanung Rikit, Baling Ganda,”. The municipal government of Lucban through the Lucban San Isidro Pahiyas Festival executive committee headed by its honorary chairperson Mayor Moises B. Villasenor has scheduled different activities for the Pahiyas Festival.

Prior to the Pahiyas month, some of the activities includes Lucban Waterworld Festival 2013 which was held at the poblacion last March 31 and opening of 9th mayor’s cup basketball tournament held on April 2 at the Catholic church basketball court in Lucban town.

Other activities starting May 1- 14, 2013 are ‘Pagdisenyo ng Arangyang Kiping’ ; opening of Tiangge sa Lucban ; inauguration of municipal slaughterhouse and hatchery ; Lucban Langgonisa Festival 2013 ; championship-9th mayor’s cup- basketball tournament (junior division) ‘juego de anillo’ ; ‘Takbo sa Pahiyas’; ‘Lalahan ng Buntal Festival and ‘Higantes ng Lucban’.

Activities for May 15 include thanksgiving mass, procession and grand parade to be participated by PNP scort, marching band, local officials, senior citizens, ‘Parikitan’, ‘Pansit Habhab Fiesta-val, ‘Bigas Gayak’, sponsors motorcade and ‘Higantes ng Lucban’ which will be held along pahiyas route.

The awarding of Pahiyas contest winners will be on May 16, 2013 at Rizal Park.

Here is the list of activities, venues and schedule for 2013 Pahiyas Festival:
March 31, 2013
8:00 A.M.Buhusan sa Pasko ng Pagkabuhay
(Lucban Water World Festival 2013)
April 1, 2013
2:00 P.M.Opening of 9th Mayor's Cup BasketBall
Roman Catholic Church
Basketball Court
May 1, 2013
1:00 P.M.Pagdisenyo ng Arangyang KipingRizal Park
3:00 P.M.Opening of Tiyange sa LucbanRizal Park, Quezon Ave.
cor. Rizal Avenue,
May 8, 2013
9:00 A.M.Inauguration Of Municipal
Slaughter House and Hatchery
Barangay Kalyaat
2:00 P.M.Lucban Langgonisa Festival 2013Rizal Park
May 9, 2013
7:30 P.M.Championship-9th Mayors'Cup
Basketball Tournament, Junior Division
Roman Catholic Church
Basketball Court
May 10, 2013
7:30 P.M.Championship-9th Mayors'Cup
Basketball Tournament, Senior Division
Roman Catholic Church
Basketball Court
May 11, 2013
9:00 A.M.Juego De AnilloQuezon Avenue.
In front of Municipal
May 12, 2013
5:00 A.M.Takbo sa Pahiyas
3K 10K 21K
Lucban Diversion Road
Saka Road
10:00 A.M.Lalahan ng Buntal FestivalRizal Park
May 13, 2013
Election Day
May 14, 2013
2:00 A.M.Parade
Higantes ng Lucban
Sponsors Motorcade
Along Pahiyas Route
May 15, 2013
6:00 A.M.Holy Mass
Pag-aalay ng Pasasalamat Kay San
Isidro Labrador
Roman Catholic Church
7:00 A.M.ProcessionAlong Pahiyas Route
9:00 A.M.Selection of Best PahiyasAlong Pahiyas Route
2:00 P.M.Grand Parade
Order of Parade

PNP Escort
Marching Band
Mayor & Sangguniang Bayan
Liga ng mga Barangay
Pambayang Pederasyon ng
Sangguniang Kabataan
Senior Citizens
Marching Band
Pancit Habhab Feista-val
Bikas Gayak
Sponsors Motorcade
Marching Band
Higantes ng Lucban
Along Pahiyas Route
6:00 P.M.Selection of the Best Pahiyas KutitapAlong Pahiyas Route
7:00 P.M.Smart Grand NightRizal Park
May 16, 2013 (Thursday)2:00 P.M.Awarding Of Pahiyas Contests
Rizal Park


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