October

• 3 October: Fiesta of Our Lady of Solitude (Cavite). • 12 October: Fiesta of Our Lady of the Pillar (Zamboanga): • Second Sunday: Night procession (Santo Domingo, Quezon City) in honour of Nuestra Seora de la Naval (Manila), who gave victory over the Dutch in 1646. • 19 October: Mascara Festival (Bacolod City), people wear colourful and smiling mask while dancing along the street. • 20 October: Commemoration of the American landing on Leyte in 1944 (Palo, Leyte). • 21-24 October: Boat race (Sibidan) at Legazpi. • Last Friday: Pista ng Apo procession (Angeles City). • Last Sunday: Feast of Christ the King (throughout the country).