How to Make a Paról (Filipino Christmas Lantern)
“It’s time to wake up, Jun,” my mom whispered. I felt a tap on my shoulder but I barely moved. I remained still and tucked in under my blanket on an unusually cold December morni…
How To Make A Filipino Christmas Star
Stars are a major theme at Christmastime. Crafted after the Star of Bethlehem, the star-shaped, ornamental parol is said to encourage hope and goodwill during the season. Hope and goodwill? We can totally get behind that theme, so we decided to make ours in the most colorful papers and maybe even keep it up in the house throughout the new year.
Manila: Pinoy Pasko Parol | Ironwulf En Route
Christmas starts early in the Philippines. At the onset of the 'ber' months, I won't be surprised to hear Christmas Carols playing at some establishments, even local radio stations. With Halloween ending, I noticed yesterday that the Halloween displays were quickly being put down to be replaced by the bright and sparkling Christmas decors. Yes the season has started already and the distinct Filipino Icon of Parols will be hanging again.
Surviving Christmas in the Philippines 1
You think Christmas in the Philippines is all celebration? Think again. Its a lot more than what you really think. Here is a guide how to survive a Filipino Christmas...at home.
Philippine Christmas Lanterns. So festive - the star frames were made by my niece Sofie & nephews Miguel & Ramon (age 4 -12). We made over 30 frames in 2 hours. Use tissue gift paper or decorative paper napkins, reed for the frame, glue....Easy DIY project
TRADITIONAL CRECHE and PHILIPPINE “PAROL” HIGHLIGHT ST. JOSEPH CHURCH’S OUTDOOR CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS IN MAPLEWOOD
TRADITIONAL CRECHE and PHILIPPINE “PAROL” HIGHLIGHT ST. JOSEPH CHURCH’S OUTDOOR CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS IN MAPLEWOOD. St. Joseph in Maplewood has always been a sight to behold every Christmas Season. Last year, The Maplewood Civic Association has awarded St. Joseph Church with a Certificate of Recognition for a wonderful and unique Christmas display. The center of attraction is the traditional Crèche. This is not only intended for an artistic display but this manger helps us to contemplate the…
How to Make a Philippine Parol: Filipino Christmas Star Lantern
Parol at the Top of a Philippine Christmas Tree Constantine Agustin, CC-BY-SA, via flickr A quaint, traditional and shining star-shaped lantern that Filipinos hang outside of their homes, buildings, or just about everywhere, the Philippine parol is...