Patunob Festival

patunob festival
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Patunob Festival
Binuangan, Misamis Oriental, February 9

A popular religious festival where devotees flock to the shrine of Birhen sa Lourdes to light candles to renew their vows and ask for petitions and blessings. Parts of the festival are a procession, parade cultural show, and trade fair. Patunob is a Visayan word for “to be stepped on”. It is a rite where the image of the Blessed Virgen is lightly placed on the person’s shoulders and head.

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