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3rd Quarter (Jul - Sep) FESTIVALS — 04 August 2010
Pilgrimage to Joroan (Joroan, Tiwi, Albay)

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When: 3rd Saturday of  August

Where: Joroan, Tiwi, Albay

  • Every 3rd Saturday of  August, thousands of devotees flock to this coastal town in Albay to pay homage to the miraculous image of Our Lady of Salvation, Patroness of Albay.

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Attractions and Highlights:

  • The festival’s highlight is a maritime procession after a mass at Joroan Church.
  • The image of Our Lady of Salvation is carried by the menfolks down to the beach where a large and well-decorated trawl boat is docked.
  • An entourage of similarly decorated pumpboats follow, carrying the pilgrims and devotees to the shores and village at Sogod where a concelebrated mass is again held.
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