5 things you need to know about the Santacruzan

May 12th, 2016

We Filipinos love our beauty pageants. This is why “confidently beautiful with a heart” became an iconic line overnight after Pia Wurtzbach’s Miss Universe win. There’s just something about the glitz and glamour of a night where women strut the runway dressed to the nines and flaunt their confidence, culture and wit to boot.


The same thing can be said of the Santacruzan, a fiesta staple with religious roots.

Say whaaat?!? Yes folks, you read that right. Here are five fast facts on the well-loved Filipino tradition:



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