Santo Nino Fiesta, an annual festival held in Cebu City, Philippines and Macau, honors the child Jesus that is known as the Santo Niño (Holy Child Jesus), and to commemorate the Filipino nation’s hundreds of years of Christianity. This year, the Santo Nino Fiesta features a nine-day mass “Novena” and “Fiesta Celebration”. During the day of “Fiesta Celebration”, devotees perform a traditional dance with the movement of two steps forward and one step backward while holding a statue of Holy Child Jesus outside the church. Visitors are welcome to join this celebratory religious event.
When: January 7–15 and 17, 2021
Where: St. Augustine Church, Largo de Santo Agostinho, Macau
How much: Free admission
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