higantes of Angono

the Higantes was conceptualized by the people of Angono to show their disgust to the Spanish landlords who occupied their lands. made of paper mache (modern ones are combination of paper and fiber plastic), the Higantes was first introduced during the Feast of San Clemente, the town’s patron saint, and people threw tomatoes and pebbles on it. today, it's a symbol of festivity, color and talent of the people of Angono.

the Higantes Festival, which coincides with the Feast of San Clemente, is celebrated every 23th of November.

*everyweek, I will feature a snapshot of an amazing place from my "baul". cheers!*

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