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Video: Filipinos Remember the Dead in the Time of COVID

The annual two-day tradition of visiting tombs is a major family affair before the pandemic and an occasion for celebrations

Filipino families traditionally visit cemeteries and hold gatherings on the graves of their departed loved ones during the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.

The annual two-day tradition of visiting the tombs is a major family affair in the Philippines before the pandemic and an occasion for singing, dancing and merrymaking in cemeteries.

LiCAS.news photojournalist Basilio Sepe visited cemeteries in the Philippine capital ahead of the annual observance of “Undas.”

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