Posts Tagged ‘bibingka’
Christmas in this beautiful country seems to be a highly relevant topic. Curiously, the festivities start at those months of its last syllable which ends in “ber” in this way, from October to December on Christmas Eve becomes pure joy.
Some of their traditions are shared by other countries, the so named “Midnight Mass” is for them a true religious celebration. For 9 days starting from December 16, Filipinos go to church to celebrate midnight mass, the same held in the tedious hours of the four MORNING.TONIGHT.EAST tradition was introduced by the Spanish friars, with the idea of allowing farmers to attend Mass before going to work in the field. After Mass it is customary to eat the “bibingka” and “bumbong, desserts made of rice are usually sold at the entrance of the church.