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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Senakulo at Cainta

Senakulo at Cainta

  Cainta, Philippines. In a country where 90 percent of the population are Catholics, Holy Week holds a special part in the lives of Filipinos. Passion plays are staged in many parts of the country. Each place has its own unique interpretation the play. It ranges from festive, to elaborate, artistic, to grotesque and even bloody commemoration of the Lords suffering. Some places show their communal prowess in carving masks from wood. This is prominently shown in places like Paete, […]