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 

TAPA Making

 

SUMAN Making

BALISONG Making

 

EMPANADA Making

BURDA Making

PANUTSA Making

Table Setting

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!

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