The procession of the image of the Black Nazarene, called Traslacion, may only take 15 to 16 hours this year due to changes made by authorities, an official of Quiapo Church said Tuesday (January 7).
The five westernmost bridges crossing the Pasig River in Manila will be closed during the annual procession of the Black Nazarene on Thursday.
The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Tuesday said it succeeded in shortening the duration of the Black Nazarene thanksgiving procession on Monday evening following the implementation of a new security scheme.
The Traslacion or the procession of the Black Nazarene from Quirino Grandstand in Luneta to Quiapo Church along Quezon Boulevard in Manila ended earlier as compared to its recorded time of arrival last year.
Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has ordered the suspension of classes in all levels on Wednesday due to the Traslacion or the procession of the image of the Black Nazarene in Manila.
British nationals in the Philippines were advised to avoid areas in the route of the yearly Traslacion for the Feast of the Black Nazarene.
This politiko is making way for the devotees.
Organizers of the annual Black Nazarene feast have estimated over 21 million devotees to attend the 10-day celebration which started on Dec. 31, 2018 and will run until Jan. 9, the day of the "Traslacion" or the procession from Quirino…
An environmental group lamented the truckloads of garbage left behind by participants of this year’s Traslacion.
A sea of heaving, towel-waving humanity swarmed a black statue of a cross-bearing Jesus Christ in the Philippine capital Tuesday as the Catholic faithful joined one of the nation's largest religious festivals.