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Young Devotee

The early pre dawn processing indicates the start of the Karansa sa Danao Festivities. The patron saint is brought along the streets of Danao city on a dawn procession. Here a child is made to light the first candle of the event.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Danao, Philippines
Camera: X-T1
Copyright: © Emmanuelle Sawit