2012 Sto. Niño Festival in Manila - Exclusive Pictures
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2012 Sto. Niño Festival in Manila - Exclusive Pictures

Manila : Philippines | Jan 15, 2012 at 4:05 AM PST
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(Check It Out! Photos!) MANILA, Philippines- Thousands of Manileños gathered on the streets of Tondo and Pandacan to celebrate the 2012 Sto. Niño Festival on Sunday, January 15, 2011.

Devotees displayed their religious icons of Sto. Niño as they dancing along the streets of Manila. The former First Lady Imelda Marcos was spotted during the procession as she holds and kisses her statue of the Holy Child Infant Jesus which locally known as Sto. Niño.

The Sto. Niño Festival is an annual celebration of Catholic Faith to honor the Holy Child Infant Jesus (Sto. Niño) which take place every 3rd Sunday of January.

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Thousands of residents of Manila's Tondo district carry small religious icons of baby Jesus in the annual Sto Nino feast on January 15, 2012. - Getty Images
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  • Thousands of residents of Manila's Tondo district carry small religious icons of baby Jesus in the annual Sto Nino feast on January 15, 2012. - Getty Images

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  • Imelda Marcos, former first lady of the Philippines and wife of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, holds the statue of the Holy Child Infant Jesus, locally known as Santo Ni-o, during a procession for the feast of the Santo Ni-o in Pandacan, Manila January 14, 2012. - Reuters

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  • Devotees raise the statue of the Holy Child Infant Jesus, locally known as Santo Ni-o, as they celebrate the feast of the Santo Ni-o in Moriones, Tondo, metro Manila January 15, 2012.- Reuters

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  • Imelda Marcos, former First Lady of the Philippines and wife of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, kisses the statue of the Holy Child Infant Jesus, locally known as Santo Ni�o, during a procession for the feast of the Santo Ni�o in Pandacan, Manila January 14, 2012. - Reuters

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  • Imelda Marcos, former First Lady of the Philippines and wife of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, prays while holding the statue of the Holy Child Infant Jesus, locally known as Santo Ni-o, during a procession for the feast of the Santo Ni-o in Pandacan, Manila January 14, 2012. - Reuters

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