15 Photos from the 2017 Pawikan Festival That Will Make You Want To Attend Next Year

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Every November since 2001, the people of Morong, Bataan has been holding the Pawikan Festival – an event celebrating the conservation efforts directed towards sea turtles. This year, the festival drew in quite a crowd. Here are some of the happiest, "smiliest" photos from the celebration:

1. The celebration involved a dance competition
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2. Everyone was giving their best...
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3. From this girl...
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4. This girl...
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5. To this lad...
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6. To another lad...
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7. To another lad...
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8. And then another lad..
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9. And to this couple of friends.
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10. They raised their hands up in the air...
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11. Waving 'em 'coz they care so much about saving the sea turtles.
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12. As evidenced by this:
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13. And by incorporating the pawikan in their routines
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14. The festival also included a releasing of hatchlings:
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15. 140,000 hatchlings had been released since the Pawikan Conservation Center has been established. Wow!
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Want more photos? Check out this album on Celineism's Facebook page.

Have you attended the Pawikan Festival? What's your favorite Philippine Festival?

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