Grand PAHIYAS Festival w Kamay ni Hesus
“Celebration of Harvest and Blessings”
May 15, 2017 MONDAY
LUCBAN, LILIW and NAGCARLAN
The Pahiyas Festival is held in honor of San Isidro Labrador, the patron saint of farmers. It is an annual observation in thanksgiving for abundant harvests. Quezon folk decorate their homes with the choicest produce; they string fruits and vegetables together and make the “kiping,” the traditional Pahiyas décor of many colors. These are leaf-shaped wafers of rice makeup and looks like Spanish tacos; these are used to liven up halls and walls, and more craftily turned into arangya (chandeliers) that lighten up the town on fiesta night itself.
The literal meaning of “pahiyas” is actually decorating houses with kiping and vegetables. Aside from this, however, fruits, ropes and straw hats are also utilized. The decorating frenzy starts sometime before the actual fiesta, and the air is abuzz with healthy, friendly competition over who will have the best ornamented house that year. Whoever does gets a reward from the local government.
Other things to try out while there are the pancit hab-hab (which is eaten off banana leaves), the Lucban longganisa, the kiping that’s actually edible and is said to be best dipped in vinegar. Also, visit the Lucban Church and put on some straw hats
04:00 AM Pick Up at QC QA Edsa
04:15 AM Boni Edsa
04:30 AM Makati Edsa
04:45 AM Alabang
Take Out Breakfast pack along SLEX
07:30 AM ETA Nagcarlan
09:00 AM Liliw
11:30 AM Lucban
Attend the Holy Mass, Sight Seeing, Food Tripping, Shopping, Photo Opps, Kamay ni Hesus, Follow the lane of decorated houses, Immersion with the locals, Join the Grand Parade (Go back to the bus if already very tired)
06:00 PM DEPARTURE from Lucban
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