Angono Higantes Festival

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November is the busiest month of the year in Angono. The people prepares for the celebration of the coming festival, the "Higantes Festival" also known as "Pista ni San Clemente". The town of Angono shows so much life in this time of the year. You will see colorful banderitas in every street of the barangays. It is held in 22-23 of November every year.

What you will see in the Higantes Festival in Angono

1) The Higantes
The face of the Higantes is made up of paper mache, mostly from recycled newspapers. They are painted and coated to make them durable. The body frame is made up of bamboo sticks, then covered with colorful cloth as clothes. Some of the Higantes are look alike of well-known personalities and anime characters.

    Photo Courtesy of Me



    Photo Courtesy of Rodrigo Teves

     Photo Courtesy of Municipality of Angono

2) The People
You will see the majority of people that lives in Angono in this parade, wearing different attires or even costumes, scary, funny and weird.

     Photo Courtesy of Municipality of Angono


      Photo Courtesy of Municipality of Angono

3) The Band and Majorette
They are the representatives of every barangays in Angono. The band is composed of drum and lyres, cymbals and trumpets. The majorette shows off her baton twirling skills while the band is playing their parade piece.

    Photo Courtesy of Municipality of Angono


     Photo Courtesy of Municipality of Angono


      Photo Courtesy of Municipality of Angono


      Photo Courtesy of Municipality of Angono

4) The Parehadoras
They are all female in all ages. as long as you can walk you can join the Parehadoras. Wearing wooden shoes or "bakya in filipino" they march in a synchronize manner. They also wear colorful attires with a paddle in their shoulder. The paddle represents that Angono is a fishing village.

    Photo Courtesy of angono.gov.ph


     Photo Courtesy of angono.gov.ph


     Photo Courtesy of angono.gov.ph


5) The Pagoda
A boat ride in which devotees, images of the saints and band members ride on and do the proccesion on the lake.

    Photo Courtesy of 2kano.org

    Photo Courtesy of pinoyphotography.org    


6) The Food
Eat All You Can! Menudo, Hamonado, Kaldereta, Fried Itik, Spaghetti, Pancit, Puto, Suman, Fruit Salad, Leche Flan etc.

    Photo Courtesy of www.thepeachkitchen.com

     Photo Courtesy of mgalutonidennis.blogspot.com


    Photo Courtesy of marketmanila.com





Next Stop: The Angono Petroglyphs 


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