Fireworks from Brazil light up the sky during the 6th Pyro musical competition at the Mall of Asia in Pasay,south of Manila on 14 Febrary 2015.Teams specializing in pyrotechnics exhibited with music from the 11 countries as host country the Philippines, Canada, United States, Japan, United Kingdom, Brazil, Portugal, China, Mexico, Italy, The Netherlands and Sweden and with Canada are participating.
Devotees, covered with mud and dried banana leaves take part in a religious ceremony celebrating the feast day of their Catholic patron Saint John the Baptist in the village of Bibiclat, Nueva Ecija, June 24, 2018 . Hundreds of devotees took part in this annual religious tradition, which has been held in the village since 1945.
A devotee carries his child to be blessed by the lay minister with holy water during the annual feast of Sto. Nino (Holy Child Jesus) in Manila, Philippines January 15, 2017.
Children, covered in white flour from blowing into plastic cups filled with flour, participate in parlour games organized by residents during the feast day, in honor of their patron saint, Santa Rita De Casia, in Paranaque city, metro Manila May 22, 2017. The feast day of Santa Rita De Casia, which is celebrated on the third Sunday of the month of May, is observed by residents with colourful street dances and games.
Red-hot lava flows down the slopes of Mayon Volcano, casting a scarlet reflection on this river in Santo Domingo, Albay, which is within the extended danger zone of nine kilometers around the volcano.
Chinese-Filipinos pray at the Seng Guan Temple to mark the start of the Lunar New Year in Manila's Chinatown on February 19, 2015. The Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in China and a number of countries in east and southeast Asia, starts on February 19 bringing in the "Year of the Sheep".
A woman show her collection of amulets inside her house in Siquijor. Siquijor is popularly known as the mystic island where herbalist and healers are believed by many to have supernatural powers. Followers buy potions made by healers they believe can do everything from improving their sex life, curing terminal illnesses, protecting farm animals from disease and help produce bountyful farm harvest.
Harvest moon sets as a ship dacks at Manila bay, September 25, 2018.Harvest Moon, the nearest Full Moon to the autumnal equinox.
Residents are engulfed in thick smoke while starting a small bonfire as they visit the grave of their departed loved ones during the observance of “Panag-Apoy” for the All Soul’s Day in Sagada, Mt. Province
Foreign and local tourists enjoy the water on a floating cottage along a river at Manilungao Naional park in Nueva Ecija, April 1,2018. Filipinos flocked to beaches traditionally on Easter Sunday after commemorating Lent in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.