Pintados Festival

Tacloban City, Leyte
Last week of June

The heavily tattooed warriors in what is now Leyte were called pintados by the Spaniards. For the festival, men and women paint their bodies in bright colors, take to the streets, and dance to the frantic beat of drums.

 

Photo of the Week

Visitors wait outside the Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite

People waiting to receive COVID-19 vaccine in a vaccination center in Quezon City

Donate your article, news, poetry, photos or anything about the Philippines!
 

For Questions and Comments send us an email.
 

World Connections