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"Senakulo" (Passion Play) The reenactment.

Reenactment of Passion of Christ. I, my wife and daughter were requested and granted all access pass to document the "Senakulo." A yearly festival in Cainta, Rizal, PH. The Penitent is actually nail on the cross with real sterilized nails at 3 PM of the same day. All participant wears Romans costumes. sometimes penitent faints and lost consciousness. Another penitent will continue carrying the heavy cross.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2016
Date Uploaded: 05.2016
Photo Location: Cainta, Rizal, Municipality., Philippines
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © Francisco Buenafe