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Filipino Christmas: SM City Davao

Scenes of the Filipino Christmas

It’s just a few days before Christmas! Have you wrapped those presents yet? Christmas is all about giving: giving presents to ones we love and giving back to the community. Giving does not have to mean wrapping material presents and handing them out, giving is also wrapping our family with love. Christmas is indeed the […]

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Parol: The Filipino Christmas Lantern

The Filipino version of the Christmas lantern is called a parol. The traditional lantern¬†is a five-point star made from a frame of bamboo sticks covered with colored Japanese paper or cellophane. Originally, a lighted candle is placed in the middle of a parol to provide light during nighttime but due to fire accidents, led lights […]

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Christmas for Filipino Children

Just like anywhere else in the world, Christmas in the Philippines is centered around children. Christmas for Filipino children often means that they receive more gifts than the adults and that they are the center of attention, especially on the day itself. Perhaps this is because the first Christmas was about the infant Jesus who […]

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