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The week in photos: June 23-29, 2018

Jun 30, 2018 - 10:30 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

People take part in the annual 2018 New York City Pride Parade on June 24, 2018 as they make their way down 7th Avenue in New York. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

IN PHOTOS: The 'taong putik' of Nueva Ecija

Jun 24, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Filipinos in the town of Bibiclat, Nueva Ecija, mark the feast of Saint John the Baptist by transforming themselves into 'taong putik' or mud people

Lechons and mudbaths at Feast of St John the Baptist

Jun 25, 2014 - 11:13 AM

Whole roasted pigs are dressed like people while locals cover themselves with mud as an act of humility at the religious festival

'Taong Putik' of Bibiclat celebrate

Jun 24, 2013 - 4:34 PM

This celebration outside Metro Manila sees people rejoicing especially when smeared with mud

ANOTHER JUNE 24 CELEBRATION. While we celebrate Manila Day and San Juan Day in Metro Manila, in Nueva Ecija they celebrate the feast of St John the Baptist the 'Taong Putik' way. All photos by Dax Simbol