In Photos: Sanglad Festival

Sanglad Festival commemorate the 172nd anniversary of the arrival of the statue of Nuestra Señora Virgen del Mar Cautiva (virgin captive of the Sea) at the shores of Barraca, Sto. Tomas, La Union. Nuestra Señora Virgen del Mar Cautiva is the patroness of Sto. Tomas, La Union owing to her mysterious story by the sea.

Devotees of Nuestra Señora Virgen del Mar Cautiva wipe their hankerchiefs and take photos of the miraculous mother during the 1st Sanglad Festival at Barangay Raois in Sto. Tomas, La Union on Wednesday (July 19, 2017)
Student perform their dance routine during the procession as part of the 1st Sanglad Festival.
Devotees watch as the image of the Blessed Mother boarded at a bamboo raft passby during the fluvial parade.



Devotees board the raft as they accompany the image of the Blessed Mother during the fluvial parade at Barangay Raois in Sto. Tomas, La Union on Wednesday (July 19, 2017).
Diferent hues of ambrelas provide shade to the devotees during the procession. Photos by VICENTE ALHAMBRA,JR/NPN