“Panag-aapoy” – Sagada’s unique way of remembering their departed love ones.

“Panag-aapoy” – Sagada’s unique way of remembering their departed love ones. ~ WowCordillera
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A fire brightly burns at the cemetery of Sagada every November. Those who see this for the first time might think that people of Sagada are burning the whole mountain where they buried their loved ones by the looks of a large blaze of fire when viewed from afar.

The people of Sagada have been practicing their unique way of remembering their departed love ones called “Panag-aapoy” which means “to light a fire” in English.

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