The Municipality of Aurora, is a 2 nd class municipality in the province of
Zamboanga del Sur. According to the census it has a population of 50,755 people.
The town was named after President Manuel Quezon’s wife, Aurora Quezon in
1948, a portion of aurora was separated to form the town of molave.
Aurora are usually celebrated “BADAK FESTIVAL” a thanksgiving day as
celebrated in the Municipality of Aurora.
Is the local words for SUMAN, and it has a distinct texture and flavor, different from
the usual rice native cakes that are commonly found in the Philippines.
These days, it is usually only found for sale during certain days during the year, but is highly
sought by tourist who have tasted this aromatic product.
A triangle net-like snack of ground sticky rice batter mixed with coconut
milk, beaten chicken egg and sugar. Its looks like fried pancit bihon but of fine and
crisp strands. To make it even crispier, kamote (sweet potato) flour is added into the
In the Municipality of Aurora, there are also café and restaurant that you can relax
and enjoy their foods.