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Philippine Festivals during Holy Week

Moriones Festival
Date: All week of Holy Week
Venue: Boac, Marinduque
Description: Commemorates the Roman soldier, Longinus, whose sight was restored by the blood of Christ, and was converted, captured and beheaded for his faith. Features colorful Roman costumes.

Lenten Festival of Herbal Preparation
Date: Easter Saturday
Venue: San Antonio, Siquijor
Description: Celebrates herbs from the Visayas and Mindanao in the 'Tang-Alap' ceremony, or the combining of medicinal herbs.

Semana Santa
Date: All week of Holy Week
Venue: Iguig, Cagayan
Description: A gathering of pilgrims at Calvary Hills to meditate on the passion and death of Jesus Christ.

Agoo Semana Santa
Date: All week of Holy Week
Venue: Agoo, La Union
Description: Features a Penitential Procession of women in black, and displays a parade of carriages.

Salubong
Date: Easter Sunday
Venue: Angono, Rizal
Description: Celebrates the reunion of the resurrected Jesus Christ and his mother, the Virgin Mary.

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