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The Battle of the Morions, or Moryonan, aims to encourage towns and schools to train the new generation in making morions and costumes
Penitents wear morions – these are masks depicting the faces of Roman centurions. They are called by locals as 'Moriones.'
From crucifixion rites to the Easter egg hunt adopted from Western countries, the Catholic faithful in the Philippines observe practices and traditions in observing Holy Week
This Holy Week, the Morions of Marinduque fulfill their vows to show their gratitude to God through the Moriones Festival
Morions roam the streets of Marinduque during Holy Week where they participate in different events even scaring kids with their masks and costumes