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TODAY’S HOLIDAY: FLORES DE MAYO


Flores de Mayo

Flores de Mayo (“May flowers”) festivals take place throughout the Philippines during the month of May. Children create offerings of flowers and bring them to their churches in the afternoon. Parades make their way through towns and villages, with girls wearing traditional costumes followed by their relatives and friends singing Hail Marys. The festival ends on May 31 with fiestas everywhere. In big cities like Manila, Flores de Mayo is one of the largest festivals of the year, featuring May Queens and fancy dress balls.More… Discuss

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TODAY’S HOLIDAY: FIESTA OF SAN BLAS


Fiesta of San Blas

San Blas (Saint Blaise) is the patron saint of Paraguay, and his feast day, February 3, is observed throughout the country. Asunción and other large cities host religious processions, and the smaller villages often have bullfights on this day. Flowers, ribbons, and paper money (attached to the tail) adorn the bull. Because this event is a humorous commentary onbullfighting, rather than a real bullfight, the goal is not to kill the bull. Instead, bullfighters try to grab hold of the bull and remove the money from its tail without getting hurt. More… Discuss

 

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Turnbull Cyn. Water Towers, Photos from the daily walks (My Photo Collection)

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More Agapanthus flowers @ Liberty Park in Cerritos, California: Enjoy! (my photography)


More  Agapanthus flowers @ Liberty Park in Cerritos, California: Enjoy! (my photography)

More Agapanthus flowers @ Liberty Park in Cerritos, California (my photography)

The beauty of flowers


The beauty of flowers

The beauty of flowers