Higantes Festival 2010 – Angono Philippines

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The Higantes Festival 2010 will be held from November 22 to 23, 2010 (schedule) in Angono, Rizal, Philippines.

The parade of giant papier-mâché caricatures that measure up to 10- to 12-feet high and 4- to 5 meters in diameter will be on the 22nd (Monday). The giant papier-mâché or the “higantes” are carried by devotees dressed as fishermen called the “pahaderos.” The parade also includes the patron saint of fishermen, San Clemente. How to get to the town of Angono: From Manila, ride the LRT 2 to Santolan Station and then ride a jeepney or an FX bound for Antipolo City.

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