Philipines is recognized for it’s highly popularized citizens of Roman Catholics that are following some of the traditions and sayings of the church. Catholicism is practiced all throughout the country especially when it comes to festivals wherein people will celebrate in giving their praises, adorations, and devotions to saints. It has always been a part of Filipino culture in a way of expressing their beliefs and faith to God. Sometimes it would even take weeks for preparing for the special event to be held. The most common celebrations being practiced in the country are ‘simbang gabi’, Flores de Mayo and the feast of the Black Nazarene. These are just some compared to other numerous fiestas being celebrated in the Philipines.
Not all of us are being educated with these religious events happening in the Philippines. Today, Children often do not participate in the religious activities of the church because they are busy with their modern lives. But with the Feast of the Black Nazarene, Children are becoming more aware of this miraculous big event that is being held every year.
With that, a video became viral in social media where it shows a group of kids imitating the Feast of the Black Nazarene. The attention of this netizen was caught when he passed by these children lifting a little boy while walking in the street. At first, he thought they are just playing. But later on, he realized that these kids are trying to imitate the Feast of the Black Nazarene. He tried to reach out to them by opening his window and captured what they were doing while he was laughing vigorously.
The kids are helping each other lift this boy and carry him like a Statue. A leader was in front of them carrying a cross that had a t-shirt attached to it. When the netizen asked what they were doing, the kids laughed while looking so innocent and ask them for donations.
The netizen couldn’t help but laugh at what he saw and posted this video on social media. This video proves that children copy what adults are doing so we should always be a good role model for them.
This video garnered thousands of likes but some netizens are not happy with what these children are doing. Some think that these kids disrespected the Black Nazarene in some way. But others are trying to explain that these children are innocent and they are just having a fun time playing around.
It is up to us if we are going to judge these poor innocent kids who are just having the time of their lives.
Watch the video below
Here are some comments from netizens