"Short introduction on Catanauan" Catanauan by Catanauanin_Ako

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Catanauan Insight

Lies at the heart of Bondoc Peninsula district in the southern part of Quezon province Philippines, Catanauan is an idyllic coastal town rich with culture and extraordinary history. It has 46 baranggays making it as the largest town in the Peninsula and currently, the fastest developing commercial center within the district.

Catanauan is the home of the two Philippine folk dances - the Abaruray and the Malaguena and one of the most colorful festivals in the Philippines - the Boling-Boling Festival. It has unique punto (language accent) which evolved from the diversed culture caused by the migration of the nearby provinces.

Aside from its cultural heritage, Catanauan offers lots to see, do and experience for visitors of all ages. Bask in the sun at the finely beautiful beaches (Pungas, Kaibayo, etc), visit the Immaculate Conception church, enjoy a delicious native meryenda, have a walk along the streets of poblacion where you can see the remnants of spanish style houses, and so on.

For more info, visit http://www.catanauanportal.com

Highlights of Catanauan

Catanauan is home to the famous "Boling-boling Festival". It is age old practice celebrated annually in town as a prelude to the Lenten season from Palm Sunday to Holy Tuesday.

"Boling-boling Festival" contingent has become a regular participants of the annual Aliwan Festival , a showcase of the Philippines' best regional contingents who flaunt with pride the richness of their heritage and culture to the entire Philippines and to the world which is held in the capital - Metro Manila.

For more info, visit http://www.catanauanportal.com

  • Last visit to Catanauan: Oct 2008
  • Intro Written Oct 17, 2008
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