Araquio of Penaranda - Nueva Ecija Events

Araquio of Penaranda

Held during the first week of May |Penaranda, Nueva Ecija, Philippines.
The Arakyo is a traditional reenactment of Queen Helena and King Constantine`s search for the cross where Christ was crucified garbed in colorful costumes, prince and princess sing, dance and dramatize this centuries old tradition which features sword fights between the Christian and the Moors. The two day performance proceeds to the streets, followed by the audience, till they reach the house of the Hermanos and Hermanas where the search ends and culminates in a procession.