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WATCH: A Parade of Flowers: Panagbenga 2015 Livestream

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Can't go to Baguio City for the Panagbenga Festival? Watch it live here on February 28 and March 1!

Baguio City's Grand Street Dance Parade and Grand Float Parade will be held on February 28 (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM) and March 1 (8:30 AM - 10 AM), respectively, giving us a perfect ending of one whole month of love. 

And because nothing can be more romantic than witnessing meticulous arrangements of thousands of flowers in full bloom, you can watch both parades right here on your screen through webstreaming.

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The Panagbenga Festival is an annual flower festival celebrating Baguio City's “season for blossoming, time for flowering,” the translation of the Kankanaey term. It reflects the history and traditions of the Cordilleras through community-driven events. 

(Cover photo from Joel Clavio.)


Your Panagbenga 2015 Guide

1) Panagbenga 2015 Schedule

2) WATCH: Highlights of Opening Day

3) FLASHBACK: Panagbenga Festival 2013: Grand Street Dance Parade
Photo credit: Yong Elamparos, dzmm.abs-cbnnews.com, Feb. 2014
4) WHERE TO STAY: Flowers, Bed, and Breakfast
Photo used with permission from Guest Haven.

Where on Earth is Baguio City?

It is located in the province of Benguet in Northern Luzon.
(Courtesy of Google Maps.)

How to Get There

Baguio is a 4 to 7-hour bus ride from Manila, with the travel time depending on the schedule of the trip you’ll take from Cubao, Quezon City or Pasay City. It is best to leave around midnight to arrive just in time for the sunrise at Mines View Park.

Option 1: Victory Liner - First Class

  • has no stops
  • 4-5 hours
  • 10:15am / 12:20pm / 8:15pm / 11:15pm
  • PhP 750

Option 2: Victory Liner - Regular A/C Bus

  • has two stops
  • 6-7 hours
  • leaves every hour, 24 hours
  • PhP 450

Explore the rest of Baguio:

9 Ways to Take Your Lover to Cloud 9: Baguio Escape

4 Cool Art Centers to Make Your Trip Stand Out

Camp John Hay's Funny Cemetery of Negativism

Laperal White House

Hunting the Haunted: Diplomat Hotel

Make Baguio City your jump-off point to nearby places in the Cordillera Region:

The Philippines' Museum in the Clouds is One of the World's Best
Photo credit: Grace M
La Presa of Forevermore (ABS-CBN Teleserye)
Photo credit: http://instagram.com/forevermoreofficial/
From Laguna to Cordillera: A Mountaineer’s Tale

Bring home something from Baguio and use our Pasalubong Map as guide:

 

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