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Ronald de Jong
Sat 26th November 2016


One of the most awaited celebration in the Philippines and also the most remarkable one is beyond doubt Christmas, it is the world's longest festive Christmas season. Starting in the first week of November, lasting until Epiphany, or Three Kings (Tatlong Hari) and sometimes extended to the third Sunday of January, a feast in honor of the Santo Niño.
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Undas, the Day of the Dead
Ronald de Jong
Sat 29th October 2016


The people in the Philippines greatly value their religious rites; one of the most beloved and enduring tradition is called Undas or Undras, the nation’s celebration of the all Saints Day, a unique, centuries-old Catholic religious ritual, introduced by early Spanish friars, where the deceased relatives are remembered and honoured.
 
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One of the most awaited celebration in the Philippines and also the most remarkable one is beyond doubt Christmas, it...
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One of the most awaited celebration in the Philippines and also the most remarkable one is beyond doubt Christmas, it...
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One of the most awaited celebration in the Philippines and also the most remarkable one is beyond doubt Christmas, it...
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One of the most awaited celebration in the Philippines and also the most remarkable one is beyond doubt Christmas, it...
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Ronald de Jong

One of the most awaited celebration in the Philippines and also the most remarkable one is beyond doubt Christmas, it...
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Ronald de Jong

One of the most awaited celebration in the Philippines and also the most remarkable one is beyond doubt Christmas, it...
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Ronald de Jong

One of the most awaited celebration in the Philippines and also the most remarkable one is beyond doubt Christmas, it...

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Ronald de Jong
 

About the author:

Ronald de Jong is a freelance travelphotographer based in the Netherlands. He just loves photography and has a passion for Mindanao. He likes to create images that makes a connection with the Philippines and it’s wonderful people. He wants to reflect the character of the Philippines, it's people and it's rich cultural heritage in his images and hopes they will capture momentum and uncover the way he sees the fascinating island of Mindanao.
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