Moriones Festival is always in my wish list and this year I finally nailed it. My mom used to scare me, telling me that the morions will get me if I don’t behave. She would usually get an image of the morions and show it to me. I was damn scared of them before and who would have thought that I finally conquered my fear.
Moriones Festival is an annual event celebrated during the Holy Week at the
Aside from the morions who roam around the town, scaring children if I may add, the festival has a lot of highlights. Every night, at the Morion Arena of Boac, they stage the Senakulo, a reenactment of Christ’s story. After the Senakulo is the Via Crucis (Ways of the Cross) and for the finale is the pugutan, the beheading of Longinus.