The solemn procession around the Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Manila
The solemn procession around the Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Manila is held on January 9. The event glorifies Jesus of Nazareth, presented in the form of a sculpture of the black Christ carrying his cross. This event in the first decade of the month january is annual.
Similar holidays and events
Last Day of the Year or Bisperás ng Bagong Taón on December 31 (The special holiday between Rizal Day and New Year's Day in the Philippines);
Sinulog Festival in the Philippines on January 16 (celebrated on the third Sunday in January);
Dom Justo Takayama on February 3 (the Philippines and Japan);
Evelio Javier Day on February 11 (Panay Island, the Philippines);
Musikahan Festival on February 21 (Tagum City, the Philippines);