The Buglasan Festival is Negros Oriental’s movable provincial fiesta, participated in by the Province’s six component cities and 19 municipalities. “Buglasan” is derived from buglas, the tall, napier-like reeds which once covered the entire island of Negros. Natives and residents of the neighboring islands are said to have called the place Buglas. The highlight event is the Buglasan Festival of Festivals, which gathers the finest performing contingents of Negros Oriental’s established and emerging festivals.