May marks the celebration of the Carabao Festival, which honors water buffalo.
A domesticated variety of water buffalo is called a carabao (kalabaw in Tagalog), also known as the Philippines' national animal.
Due to their value as the traditional farm animal for pulling the plow and the cart used to transport agricultural products to markets, carabaos have a strong association with farmers.
The residents celebrate the Carabao Festival for over two days. The festival is every May 14th in several sites, including Bulacan, Rizal, and Nueva Ecija. The largest, however, is the Pulilan Carabao Festival in Bulacan, featuring various fun events throughout the two festival days.
Carabao Festival is a day when farmers honor water buffalos. With the farmers' guidance, water buffalos parade to the church plaza, where they kneel and get blessings. To show respect and gratitude to the farmers' patrons for a bountiful crop, these owners make the carabaos kneel in front of the San Isidro Labrador Parish Church.
The celebration highlight is the parade of carabaos dressed in vibrant costumes to honor and commemorate San Isidro the Laborer.
Ideal Snake Brand Items for the Parade
Summer has already arrived, and the temperature is rising. The extreme heat will be a hassle for festival attendees, causing them to sweat excessively, especially marching bands and majorettes in full costumes and gear.
Here are the top Snake Brand Products to help you feel fresher and less sweaty.
- Snake Brand's Shower Gel will let you start your day with a chilly shower.
- Use the Prickly Heat Cooling Powder to feel more refreshed before heading outside.
- Bring your Snake Brand Cooling Mist to keep extra cool throughout the procession. To reduce the heat and sweat, spritz all over your body.
Snake Brand powder's camphor and menthol ingredients give off a soothing sensation that calms and protects your skin from a stinging heat rash.
Snake Brand Classic product range is currently accessible in the Philippines.