2019 Santo Niño exhibit at Knights of Columbus

Santo Niño is well loved image found in almost anywhere in the country. The image of infant Jesus as a small boy typically dressed in full military regalia, policeman or ordinary dress called ( palaboy).

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different images of Santo Niño

Other cities in the Philippines, including Cebu, Tondo, Pandacan, Malolos, Bustos, Malabon, Kalibo, Tacloban, Panay, Bacolod, have their own particular images of the Santo Niño, many dating back to the 16th century.

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Santo Niño de Cebu

There are over a dozen images that were exhibited at the the Knights of Columbus site within General Luna street in Intramuros.

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Santo Niño de Butchoy

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Santo Niño de Principe

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Santo Niño in full regalia

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Santo Niño de Principe

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Some of the images are family heirloom pieces and were handed down from several generations.

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Santo Niño de Butchoy

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The exhibit runs from January 7 to February 1, 2019 Mondays to Fridays from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. It is open to the general public.

 

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