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<span>Light operators inspect the glittering giant lanterns during the Ligligan Parul Festival at the City of San Fernando in Pampanga province. As many as 5,000 bulbs are used to produce each lantern's marvelous effect.</span>
<span>Pampanga Representative and former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo arrives at the opening of the session of Congress on July 25, 2016. </span>
<span>36 year-old Catholic penitent Alan David with  2 year-old son Aljur walks towards their home after performing self flagellation on Good Friday in San Fernando, Pampanga. The ritual is done as penitents believe this as a form of repentance for sins despite calls from the Catholic Church to end such practices.</span>
<span>Passersby react as they are spattered with blood from a penitent doing self-flagellation on Good Friday in San Fernando, Pampanga. The ritual is done as penitents believe this as a form of repentance for sins despite calls from the Catholic Church to end such practices. </span>
<span>A paraglider tows a Philippine Flag during the 20th Hot Air Balloon Festival kick off at Clark Air Base in  Pampanga on February 11, 2016.</span>
<span>Moon shines over Immaculada Concepcion de Baco Parish as residents of Balibago, Masantol, Pampanga attends Simbang Gabi on December 23, 2015. Many parts of Central Luzon are still submerged in floodwater due to Typhoon Nona.</span>
<span>Residents of Masantol, Pampanga attend Simbang Gabi at  La Purisima Concepcion chapel. Many parts of Central Luzon are still under water due to Typhoon Nona. </span>
<span>One of the newly acquired fighter planes is displayed at the Clark Air Base in Pampanga upon delivery from South Korea on November 28, 2015. 12 brand new FA-50 fighter planes worth Php18.9 billion are part of the Philippine military's modernization program.</span>
<span>Hot air balloons are inflated early morning of February 12, 2015 before the start of the19th Philippine Hot Air Balloon Festival at Clark Economic Zone in Pampanga. The festival features 32 balloon participating from all over the world.</span>