Anyone who has not heard or read about the Pahiyas Festival must have buried one’s head in the sand for too long. Pahiyas is the most colorful and perhaps the most photographed festival in the country, which draws thousands of visitors to Lucban, Quezon Province in mid-May. Right after the event, pictures of the beautifully decorated houses are posted all over, to show the creativity of Lucbanins in giving thanks to their patron saint for a bountiful year.
To attend the Pahiyas and not take pictures, or not have your pictures taken, would be a non sequitur. I’m posting some photos here, too; though I’ll have less of the usual, and more of the parts rather than the whole. Hmm… the real reason is that, it’s not that easy taking pictures there without other cameras blocking your view.