Pamulinawen Festival of Laoag


The Pamulinawen Festival  is held in Laoag City, every year in early February. Laoag City is the capital of the province of Ilocos Norte. Pamulinawen is the name of a woman made popular in the classic Ilocano song titled... Pamulinawen.






The Pamulinawen Festival celebrates the city's founding as well as the feast day of its patron saint, William of Maleval, who died on February 10 way back in the year 1157 AD.  The festival's highlight is a parade and a street-dance competition. It takes 10 hours by bus from Manila to Laoag City.