Dinaklisan Festival


ON MAY 1, residents of Currimao, Ilocos Norte took off in a fluvial parade, Catholics here regard as a thanksgiving festival and tribute for their patron saint, Nuestra Seniora Dela Paz (Our Lady of Peace and Safe Voyage). The annual festivity of fishermen and residents in this coastal village dubbed as “Dinaklisan festival” is their way of remembering God’s blessings to them for having a bountiful harvest and being safe at sea when fishing. (nset) Also attending the fluvial parade on board the BFAR’s patrol boat on May 1.

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