Zamboanga's La Hermosa Festival or popularly known as "Fiesta Pilar" is a much-awaited festival held every October in the city of Zamboanga. It is a celebration in honor of the miraculous image of Our Lady of the Pillar (Nuestra Señora del Pilar), the patroness of Zamboanga City which celebrates its feast day every October 12th. As catholics, it is also a celebration of the profound faith and devotion of the Zamboangueños to the Nuestra Señora del Pilar.
This year, several events are lined up in celebration of Zamboanga La Hermosa Festival 2014. It includes street dancing competition, regatta competition, sports events, food fairs and musical concerts. The highlights of the festival are the Regatta de Zamboanga and Baile de Calle (Street Dance Presentation) which are happening on October 11, 2014 (Saturday).
Here is the Schedule of Events and Activities of Zamboanga La Hermosa Festival 2014:
Viva Nuestra Señora del Pilar!
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