IN PHOTOS: The great Lechon Festival of La Loma
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – In honor of Quezon City's 75th Foundation Day, one of the major activities that citizens participated in was the great Lechon Festival of La Loma. (READ: History, culture, food: For gems in plain sight, visit Quezon City)
Visitors and residents alike gathered at Dona Manuela St. between Calavite and Mayon Streets in Quezon City for the celebration, which saw 75 lechons (roasted pics with crispy, golden brown skin) laid out side by side for all to feast on.
Here are photos from the event, which also featured street performers and a mini-performance as the pigs were prepared:
All photos by Mark Cristino/Rappler
This is just one of many events throughout the Jubilee weekend, which also includes a Maginhawa food festival, a giant Zumba party, and an awards night honoring outstanding citizens.
Quezon City officially celebrates its 75th Foundation Day on October 12. – Rappler.com