The Araquio Festival is unique in the Philippines and on the planet. It is Nueva Ecija's own special dramatic religious introductions going back to the time os the Spanish conqustadors. Nueva Ecija is a territory in Central Luzon, otherwise called the rice storage facility of the Philippines as it produces 33% of the nation's rice supply. Araquio festival is generally held in the long stretch of May in this region. The performing bunches assemble at Cabanatuan City, the goverment seat of Nueva Ecija. The weeklong celebration intends to reproduce the development of Christianity and the war amongst Christians and Muslims. The celebration highlights vivacious beats and metal groups, lively movement and moving voices grasped with an overwhelming artistic piece.
The Araquio Festival is generally introduced in May during town fiest, the devour of the cross. Since the date of the fest shifts starting with one town then onto the next, Neuva Ecija can be viewed as an Araquio area in the long stretch of May. This festival begins with an Eucharistic Mass celebratioon and finishes with the ever-expand Flores de Mayo. Each performing bunch is given multi day or two to perform in the town square and along these lines it turns into a weeklong introduction when there are numerous gatherings arranged.