17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Start of the Long Journey

During Holy Week in Lucban, Philippines, devotees gather inside a church around a statue of Jesus Christ encased in glass. This marks the beginning of the “Mahal na Señor" procession through the town.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2019
Photo Location: Lucban, Philippines
Camera: X-T2
Copyright: © marlon villaverde
Photo of the Day: 08.22.19
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