Name : Higantes Festival
Location: Angono
City: Rizal
Country : Region IV Southern Tagalog
Event Start Date :19 Aug 2009
Event End Date : 30 Nov 2009
Details :
Held on November 23 in Angono, Rizal, the event is Angono’s joyous fiesta in honor of San Clemente whose image, resplendent in papal investment, is borne by male devotees during a procession accompanied by parehadoras devotees dressed in colorful local costumes, wooden shoes and carrying boat paddles and higantes, giant paper mache effigies. The street event culminates in fluvial procession at the Laguna de Bay amidst revelry that continues until the image is brought back to its sanctuary.