LOOK: Thousands of Black Nazarene devotees line up for ‘Pahalik’
MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of devotees of the Black Nazarene waited in line on Tuesday morning for the annual “Pahalik” at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila.
Devotees were seen lining up to wipe their towels and kiss the feet of the image of the Black Nazarene.
The Black Nazarene image was brought to the Quirino Grandstand at around 4:30 a.m. and the Pahalik started at around 6 a.m.
Devotees started coming to Quirino Grandstand as early as Monday night but started lining up at around 5 a.m. the following day.
The annual Pahalik of the Black Nazarene image is usually attended by thousands of devotees from across the country.
It is part of the annual Traslacion, which is celebrated every January 9.
The annual Pahalik for the image of the Black Nazarene would start a day before the Traslacion where the carriage goes back to Quiapo Church. /je
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