18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Feast of the Black Nazarene

Twice a year in the Philippines, it celebrates this event that culminates with a solemn procession or what is called traslacion - every January 9 and also on Good Friday. This event draws catholics from all walks of life who joined the procession. For most Filipino catholics, the statue of the Black Nazarene is miraculous that can heals their problems and sickness suffered.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Photo Location: Manila, Philippines
Copyright: © Alexander Villegas