Taong Putik

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