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Panawagan is a public dramatic representation of the birth of Jesus at a fluvial parade in Kawit, Cavite. It depicts Mary and Joseph who land on designated shores in quest for a room where Mary could comfortably give birth. The actors wear ancient clothing.

There was a version of this in Taal, Batangas that featured knocking at every house.


Alejandro, Reynaldo and Maria Chorengel. Pasko: The Philippine Christmas. Philippines: National Bookstore, Inc. and Anvil Publishing, Inc., 1998.

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