For many Filipinos, fiestas are important because of the miraculous power of the saints. It is believed that the saints are responsible for all the good fortune and favor one receives. … Fiestas reflect Filipino religion and faith, which are the most essential part of society.
What is the reason why most Filipino are fond of celebrating fiestas in the Philippines?
The Philippines being a religious nation, all puroks, barangays, towns, municipalities have their patron saints, and there are fiestas always in honor of these saints. The fiesta is for thanksgiving for blessings bestowed upon the people and the area.
What is the purpose of Fiesta?
In Spanish, fiesta means “feast,” and in many Spanish-speaking places, a fiesta celebrates a saint’s day or other religious occasion. The word comes from the Latin festus, “festive, joyful, or merry.”
What are the common Filipino values?
Enumeration of Filipino values
- Family orientation.
- Joy and humor.
- Flexibility, adaptability, and creativity.
- Religious adherence.
- Ability to survive.
- Hard work and industriousness.