In Photos: Wattah Wattah Festival

 

 

Residents of N. Domingo Street in San Juan City dance in delight while enjoying the shower coming from fire trucks in line with the celebration of ‘Wattah Wattah Festival’ in honor of St. John the Baptist on Saturday (June 24, 2017). OLIVER MARQUEZ/PNA-northboundasia.com
Two policemen on patrol were not spared by residents of San Juan City as they celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist on Saturday (June 24, 2017). Every year, the city celebrates the feast of its patron saint by dousing people with water to remind them of their baptism. JOEY RAZON/PNA-northboundasia.com



San Juan city residents pour water into passengers of a jeepney passing by N. Domingo Street in celebration of ‘Wattah Wattah Festival’ in honor of St. John the Baptist on Saturday (June 24, 2017). OLIVER MARQUEZ/PNA-northboundasia.com



Personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) spray residents of San Juan with water during the ‘Basaan Watercade’ along N. Domingo St. on Saturday (June 24, 2017). Every year, the city celebrates the feast of its patron saint, St. John the Baptist, by drenching people in water to remind them of their baptism. JOEY RAZON/PNA-northboundasia.com