The Most Spectacular Filipino Festivals in January

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Entire month of January
Various regions in the Philippines

After the fireworks and countdown parties, January is a month when the dominantly Catholic nation slips into a period of honoring Santo Niño, or the Child Jesus, through religious observances and flamboyant events. Widely celebrated in the country, it’s hard to miss festivities that venerate the Holy Infant. Celebrations build up in provinces and barrios around the third Sunday of January, the Feast of Santo Niño.

Feast of the Black Nazarene

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Andy Flores

Andy Flores

Andy Flores is a pathological penny pincher with impulse shopping and binge-eating tendencies. She’s constantly saving up for new adventures, so she dabbles in writing jobs here and there. Her not-so-secret dream is to be an extra in a big Bollywood movie.