You’ve never participated in an authentic Pinoy fiesta, not really. Once or twice, you may have flown all the way to Cebu for the Sinulog parades, skin perfectly tan and smeared with paint, but at the end of the day you end up eating a McDonald’s cheeseburger for dinner in your hotel room. It’s okay, it’s not really your fault you’re too conyo for parties in the countryside (okay, maybe it’s your fault a little bit).
Regardless of your true reasons, we’re here to help. Here’s what you need to know and what to expect at a real Filipino fiesta.