15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Ilis (Change Clothes)

A repairman in one of the shops along the Basilica continues the pag-ilis (changing of clothes) of the Holy Child despite the heavy rain with only a thin sheet of plastic as protection. As a devotee, it is already a practice to have the garment of their Sr. Sto. Niño image cleaned during Sinulog.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Cebu City, Philippines
Camera: E5553
Copyright: © Philip Guay