Consistently amid the long periods of April and may, the general population of Pakil, in the region of Laguna praises the Turumba Festival. It celebrates the seven distresses of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is held 7 times every year between the long periods of April and May. The first is hung on the Friday before Palm Sunday and the keep going falls on Pentecost Sunday. Amid the late eighteenth century, some anglers saw a photo of the Blessed Virgin Mary got in their net while angling in Laguna de Bay. The anglers at that point chose to convey the picture to the closest church they could discover. When they achieved the seashore, all endeavors to convey it to the congregation was pointless in light of the fact that the picture turned out to be so overwhelming.
The next morning many individuals assembled around the picture on account of the news that it was steady. At the point when the cleric arrived, he and the general population promised that they would make a yearly journey to the picture. In doing as such, they prevailing with regards to conveying it to they church. A French maritime specialist, Paul P. de la Gironiere, composed the most punctual portrayal of the turumba Festival. He lived in the town of Jala-Jala in the neighboring territory of Rizal amid the 1830's - 1840's. His book entitled Twenty Years in the Philippines , written in the nineteenth century, contained a record of the Turumba.