5/27/2008

Flores de Mayo and Santacruzan

When every time that month of has May come. The best celebration that Filipino's shouldn't miss is the Flores de Mayo and Santacruzan.

First I should give you what is the meaning of Flores de Mayo and Santacruzan.

Flores, from Spanish flores or "flowers," also known as Flores de Mayo (flowers of May), Flores de Maria (flowers of Mary) or alay (offering), may refer to the whole Flower Festival celebrated in the month of May in honor of the Virgin Mary .
A Santacruzan is a religious-historical beauty pagent held in many cities, towns and even smll villages throughout the Philippines during the month of May. One of the most colorful May-time festivals in the Philippines which depicts the finding of the Holy Cross by Queen Helena, mother of Constantine the Great. Many movie and television personalities participate in the events and are featured as major sagalas and escorts. (http://www.intas-travel.com/incentives/fiesta_floresdemayo.html)

May 25, 2008. I witnessed the parade of Flores de Mayo in my town Plaridel, Bulacan.
And I wonder the beautiful and importance of this celebration thats why I took a pictures and posting it here in my blogs.

Hope you enjoy the video. :) :) :)
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