Peñafrancia Festival

Peñafrancia Festival Revellers

Peñafrancia Festival Revellers

Where: Naga City, Philippines

When: September

The Peñafrancia Festival is a nine-day fiesta, which honours Our Lady of Peñafrancia. The fectivities take place in Naga City, Bicol, central Philippines. The nine days of the festival represent Naga City’s biggest party with parades, sporting events, exhibitions, and beauty pageants.

The main parade and focal point of the fiesta is the carrying of the statue of the Lady from its shrine to the Naga Cathedral on the first day. The statue is delivered back to the shrine via the Naga River, on the last day, with the procession illuminated by candlelight.

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Chris Gray

Clockwork Gallery

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