Higantes Festival was originally known as the Feast of St. Clement or
All will lead to the banks of Laguna de Bay where the images will be ridden in a pagoda. A solemn fluvial procession known as palusong will now take place. Fishermen offer fishes to
Trivia: During the pasulong, devotees march their way going to the banks of Laguna de Bay for the fluvial procession. During this time, people are being doused by water. The paahon, which is after the fluvial procession, they throw mud instead of water. So, prepare to get wet and muddy! :p
Travel and Coverage Tips:
- In this festival, expect to get wet!
- For journalists and photographers, protect your cameras. You'll never know when they'll attack you with water and/or mud. ;p
- Bring towel and extra shirt.
- Secure all your belongings.
- This is also a merry making festival. You'll surely see drinking sessions at every corner of the streets. Sometimes, you'll be invited by these people to take a shot of gin or rum as a form of pakikisama. If you're a drinker, a shot won't hurt. But if you're not, avoid these people for they'll be offended if you reject their invitation.
Getting to Angono is easy...
At EDSA Central, there are vans, FX, or jeep that will bring you directly to Angono. Alight at the town's market and hire a tricycle that will bring you to your destination. Fare is very minimal, P10.