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Palm Sunday or Domingo de Ramos

Today March 5, 2009 is Palm Sunday. To commemorate the entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. Palm Sunday mark the event, every Catholic in the world celebrates during Holy Week. Here in the Philippines every Filipino Catholics bring their palaspas or decorated palm fronds to church to be blessed by the priests. It is always a sight to behold when young fresh coconut leaves called ibus are transformed into intricate forms and shapes. Churchgoers hold them liked priced possessions. It is one great spectacle to see the waving of their palms as the priest passes by to bless them. The event is simply joyful.

Domingo de Ramos or Palm Sunday is one of the most photographed events in the Philippines. Palaspas, which is the most intricate, provides an exciting ope
ning act for the drama of Semana Santa. The sight and smell of fresh palm fronds herald Holy Week in the Philippines.
This is the Coconut Tree Leaves are called ibus
transformed into intricate forms and shapes
as
we Filipinos called it Palaspas. Wave the
coconut
leaves for nice decorative palm

The Palaspas is sell during the Palm Sunday
Celebration in every churches in the Philippines.

This woman is waving a coconut leaves
for a Palasspal it is called ibus

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