At the Feast of St. John The Baptist / Lechon Festival held every June 24 at Pola, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, people roast pigs or lechon garbed in creative costumes that are paraded around the town to the accompaniment of gay chanting and “buhusan” – a customary practice during the San Juan Bautista … 4.9K likes. you made me have … It is aimed to be celebrated every year and hosted by each province/ city of the region. A regional level invitational event showcasing the *MIMAROPA Region’s grandest *festivals in one setting. The first edition was held in 2011 and has been held there annually since then. There are only two cities in the continue reading : MIMAROPA … Mimaropa (usually capitalized in official government documents), formally known as the Southwestern Tagalog Region, is an administrative region in the Philippines.It was also formerly designated as Region IV-B until 2016. MIMAROPA is perhaps one of the most visited regions of the Philippines due to its … Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Mimaropa, Philippines on Tripadvisor: See 57,060 traveler reviews and photos of Mimaropa tourist attractions. It is one of two regions in the country having no land border with another region (the other being Eastern … Thousands of visitors are expected to arrive for the Mimaropa Festival in Puerto Princesa City on November 3-13, which will be highlighted by street-dancing competition, agriculture-tourism-trade fair, and crowning of Festival King and Queen. Malasimbo Festival-The festival is named after a supposedly mystical mountain in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro. MIMAROPA stands for the provinces of Mindoro (Occidental and Oriental), Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan, which comprise Mimaropa… The MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Festival is a grand event showcasing the region's finest products in agriculture, tourism and trade represented through a dance parade competition, pageantry and trade fair. Mimaropa Festival. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in December. The region is composed of five provinces: Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan. The name is actually a portmanteau of the provinces’ names and the region is also known as the Southern Tagalog Islands. 2 comments: Unknown 3 October 2019 at 03:53. thank you for giving me these facts! MIMAROPA (an acronym for Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan),was created in 2002 by Executive Order No. The festival is called "Pasaka" which is a waray word meaning invitation to progress, health, and luck for the … MIMAROPA Region. Labels: Cuisine, Domestic Tourism, Eating, Food, Marinduque, MIMAROPA, Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Philippines, Region 4-B, Romblon, Things to Do, Tourism, Travel. The MIMAROPA (Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) region plans to lure more tourists as it highlights its cultural offerings during the recent MIMAROPA festival. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. 103 that divided Region IV (Southern Tagalog), into Regions IV-A (Calabarzon), and IV-B. We have reviews of the best places to see in Mimaropa. That makes it one of the youngest Philippine regions. PROFILE OF REGION 4B (MIMAROPA) Region 4B, also known as MIMAROPA, located at the heart of the archipelago is dubbed as the Treasure Trove of Southern Luzon. The name is an acronym that stands for its provinces, which are: Mindoro Occidental, Mindoro Oriental, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan.