Festival

SANTO NIŃO SINULOG FESTIVAL

            This festival is celebrated every 3rd Sunday of January featuring the different tribal communities dressed in native, authentic and colorful designs depicting early Filipino tribal dances honouring the image of Señor Sto. Niño during the Spanish colonization. The Sinulog Festival is a mixture of dancing and loud instruments like drums. The event starts with the tribal street dancing right after the celebration of the mass in honour of Señor Sto. Niño and culminates at the municipal auditurium. Prizes and certifications are being awarded to all the best tribal dance interpretation and participants respectively.

SAN ROQUE PARAYAN FESTIVAL

            This annual festival commemorates the Founding Anniversary of the Municipality of San Roque, Northern Samar. The grand celebration is an ultimate gesture of thanksgiving in honor of Señor San Isidro de Labrador and God Almighty for the bountiful harvest and blessings He has generously endowed the hardworking farmers and people of San Roque. It is also the day that showcases the different agri-fishery products of the Municipality thru the Agri-fair Contest participated by the different farmer’s Organizations from all the Barangays of the Municipality. “PARAYAN”, a Waraynon word which means bountiful rice harvest is depicted through a dance ritual presented by the different Barangays as they pay tribute to the Patron Saint of the Farmers, Señor San Isidro de Labrador. The dance moves to the sound of the drums and other musical instruments as it unfolds the stories of our glorious past, the traditional farming methods and the rich cultural feritage of San Roque.

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League of Municipalities of the Philippines spokesperson Mayor Don L. Abalon of San Roque Northern Samar releases the LMP statement condemning the killing of Mayor Sample Tirol of Buenavista.

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