19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Making a waste-plastic costume for the “Eco Modelo” pageant

"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 pageant is very competitive, and preparations can take months in advance

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