19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
An “Eco Modelo” pageant contestant wearing a waste plastic bottle costume

"Eco Modelo" is a pageant of waste-material costumes that kicks off an annual festival of the indigenous culture of the Maeng people in Tubo, Abra. The competitive event is aimed at raising environmental awareness within the community

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Date Taken: 12.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Mayabo, Tubo, Abra, Philippines
Copyright: © Ivan Rupes