{ Pahiyas | May 15, 2010 }
Every year on May 15th, several towns across our region celebrate the Feast Day of St. Isidore (San Isidro), the patron saint of farmers. Drawing in hundreds tourists and sight-seers annually, the most well-known of these festivals is Pahiyas.
Traditionally, the townspeople decorate their houses with the fruits of their harvest as a form of thanksgiving to their patron saint. Unique to the festival are the colorful chandeliers made of kiping, a type of flat rice cake.

Pahiyas | May 15, 2010 }

Every year on May 15th, several towns across our region celebrate the Feast Day of St. Isidore (San Isidro), the patron saint of farmers. Drawing in hundreds tourists and sight-seers annually, the most well-known of these festivals is Pahiyas.

Traditionally, the townspeople decorate their houses with the fruits of their harvest as a form of thanksgiving to their patron saint. Unique to the festival are the colorful chandeliers made of kiping, a type of flat rice cake.

Pahiyas fiesta kiping

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