What is the name of the wonderful Christmas tradition in the Philippines?
In the Philippines, where over 80% of the nation is Roman Catholic, many adhere to the Christmas tradition of simbang gabi, wherein people wake up at the break of dawn (around 3 to 5 o’clock in the morning) to attend mass.
How did Christmas in the Philippines start?
The formal Christmas celebrations start on 16th December when many people go the the first of nine pre-dawn or early morning masses. … In the Philippines the early masses held before Christmas are called the ‘Misa de Gallo’ or ‘Simbang Gabi’ in Filipino.
What is the Philippines known for?
The Philippines is known for having an abundance of beautiful beaches and delicious fruit. The collection of islands is located in Southeast Asia and was named after King Philip II of Spain.