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Photos: Philippines’ candlemakers prepare for All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day demands

The demand for candles has picked up as authorities relaxed health restrictions and allowed more people to visit their departed

Candlemakers in the Philippine capital rush to finish production as demand for candles soars ahead of the traditional observance of ‘Undas’ on November 1 and 2.

The demand for candles, which are lighted in cemeteries during the holiday, has picked up as authorities relaxed health restrictions and allowed more people to visit their departed.

All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, dubbed as ‘Undas,’ are important days in predominantly Catholic Philippines. (Photos by Jire Carreon)

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