by: Crystal April Valencia
Celebrated annually during the month of April, EL PASUBAT Festival is the conglomeration of the trademarks of Taal, Batangas. EL PASUBAT stands for Empanada, Longganisa, Panutsa,Suman, Balisong, Barong Tagalog, Tapa, Tamales, Tawilis, Tulingan — the delicacies and crafts that Taal is known for.
The festival is one grandiose way of highlighting the products of Taal in a celebration made to ignite Taaleños’ pride of the things that contributed to the economic growth of the municipality and the unity that strengthens the people.
Parade of Floats and Street Dancing
The town’s celebration will kick off with a colorful parade and street dancing competition as heritage homes around the town plaza open their doors for tourists to behold Taal’s timeless beauty.
EL PASUBAT Challenge
Champion: Tampuhan Cafe
2Nd Place : Our Lady of Caysasay Medical Health Center
3rd Place: Taal Active Alliance Legion
TAPA Making: Our Lady of Caysasy Medical Health Center
Balisong Making: MGM Ranch
Burda Making: Taal Active Alliance Legion
Suman Making: Don Juan Boodle House
Panutsa Making: Don Juan Boodle House
Awarding Ceremony for the EL PASUBAT CHALLENGE
T A A L M U S A L
Another highlight of the festival is the Taalmusal, a breakfast fete on the streets of the heritage town that will feature Taal’s native delicacies.
PALARO NG LAHI
CONCERT IN THE PARK
What more could you ask for! It’s More FUN in TAAL!
Come and Celebrate with us!