Kubol Festival - Quezon Events

Kubol Festival

Holy Week / Lenten Season | Macalelon, Quezon, Philippines

It is celebrated during Holy Week or Lenten Season. On this occasion, participating barangays construct "Kubol" (miniature church) to house the Fourteen (14) Stations of the Cross along the municipal streets of Macalelon. It is made of indigenous materials such as bamboo, nipa, coconut log, rattan etc. and are artificially designed by the towns people. "Kubols" are built where devotees gather to recite the traditional "Pasyon" (Passion of Christ). After the week long ritual "salubong" are performed at dawn of Sunday or "Pasko ng Pagkabuhay". These activities show how deeply religious the residents of the municipality are.