Monday, May 25, 2009

Agawan Festival, Sariaya, Quezon

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Agawan Festival
Sariaya, Quezon

A feast with a twist. Residents decorate their houses with their harvest and handiwork, and put up pabitins (bamboo branches to which various gifts are tied).

Anyone can take the goods home but only after the statue of San Isidro Labrador passes in the procession. A mad scramble follows the saint, or people hang on to the items that they want, and wait for the saint to pass! Watch out for more gifts and goodies that fly out from the houses to the eager crowd on the street.



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1 comment:

Yola said...

KAKAIBA NAMAN PO ANG KANILANG FESTIVAL SA SARIAYA QUEZON "AGAWAN" ANG CUTE !PERO HIN DI PO KAYA NAGKAKASAKITAN SILA SA PAG AAGAWAN? THANKS PO SA MGA PICTURES!

 
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