Patunob Festival
DateFebruary 9
VenueBinuangan, Misamis Oriental
Brief Description

A popular religious festival where devotees flock to the shrine of Birhen sa Lourdes to light candles to renew their vows and ask for petitions and blessings. Part of the festival are procession, parade, cultural show, and trade fair.

Patunob sa Birhen sa Lourdes is a ritual of healing officiated by women healer devotees of Binuangan. To add, Patunob is a Visayan word for “to be stepped on”. It is a rite where the image of the Blessed Virgin is lightly placed on the person’s shoulders & head.