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Jaro Candelaria Fiesta 2011

Jaro Candelaria Fiesta 2011

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Candelaria Fiesta (Feast of Our Lady of Candles) is a very much celebrated religious event in Jaro, Iloilo. Every February 2nd, Salognons (Jaro natives; sometimes Jareños) prepare banquets for friends, families and other relatives who gather for a celebration. It is their act of thanksgiving for the previous year’s blessings customary to the Philippine’s catholic tradition. […]

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JARO FIESTA 2009 – FEAST OF OUR LADY OF CANDLES (CANDELARIA)

JARO FIESTA 2009 – FEAST OF OUR LADY OF CANDLES (CANDELARIA)

| February 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

Every February 2nd Jaro District in Iloilo City celebrates its annual fiesta. It is a grand celebration that has weeks of AGRO-INDUSTRIAL And CHARITY FAIR and culminates in the highlights of the event which is the feast of Candelaria. It draws herds of peaople not only from Iloilo but also from nearby provinces and islands. […]

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