May is Philippine National Heritage Month! As we end the month, let’s take a look at one unique Filipino cultural heritage event that takes place during the month of May—the Santacrúzan!
SANTACRÚZAN • (suhn-tuh-KROO-suhn)
a Filipino pageant procession during the last day of May honoring the finding of the True Cross by Saint Helena.
From Spanish Santa Cruz “Holy Cross” + suffix -an (event-forming suffix in Kapampángan and Tagalog)
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