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7 Things Every Filipino Kid Encounters During Holy Week

Things Every Filipino Kid Encounters
Holy week is the time we should honor the graces God had given us | Photo from Desiring God

“Bawal Maglaro”

For some Filipino kids, lent is a nightmare. They are deprived of doing things they usually do, like playing and most especially, eating meat. Religious or not, you’re still not eating meat.

Yes, we know your hardships, and we created a list of things every Filipino kid had to go through during Holy Week.

1. There’s nothing to watch on TV, well, except Holy Week Specials and Tagalized films about Jesus Christ.

Things Every Filipino Kid Encounters

2. But Eat Bulaga got your back! Yes, we know you’re always waiting for their holy week specials.

Things Every Filipino Kid Encounters

3. Celebrating is not allowed, hanging out with your friends is also not allowed.

Things Every Filipino Kid Encounters

4. If you’re blessed enough, yours parents would not let you watch TV, and will force you to read instead.

Things Every Filipino Kid Encounters

5. This is the time when you will realize how important meat is to you, but hey, there’s always monggo during Good Fridays.

Lady Gaga will be disappointed.

Things Every Filipino Kid Encounters

6. Out of all these things Christians do during holy week, this is the most logical – no one is taking a bath on Good Friday.

Things Every Filipino Kid Encounters

7. And after every hardship you had to go through, meat will be back on the menu.



Things Every Filipino Kid Encounters

Written by Denis Santos

A Journalism student who considers nature as his second home. Likes to travel on a budget, and believes tofu and nuggets come hand in hand.

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