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Higantes Festival, also known as the Feast of San Clemente, is celebrated every November 23 in the town of Angono, Rizal.

This is a major festival in honor of San Clemente, the patron saint of fishermen. His image is carried by male devotees during a procession accompanied by “pahadores” (devotees dressed in colorful local costumes or fishermen’s clothes, wearing wooden shoes and carrying boat paddles, fish nets, traps, etc.) and “higantes” (paper-mâché giants measuring 10-12 feet in height and 4-5 feet in diameter).

This street event ends in a procession to Laguna de Bay until the image is brought back to its sanctuary.

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