The Aswang is a supernatural being who fed on human organs and blood. The appearance of an aswang usually varies from different regions in the Philippines. It is widely known that these myths originated in the province of Capiz since the World War II though there’s no proof about it to this day.

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How to Holi in Suriname

Holi Phagwa also known as the Festival of Colors is celebrated every March in Suriname. It marks the victory of good over evil. It is a celebration where people (friends or strangers alike) smeared each other with different colors as a sign of love and belongingness.

In other Hindu tradition, it is a day for leaving the past and conflicts behind. It also signifies the coming of the new season, Spring and people symbolized it as a start of a new beginning.


Wear a white shirt. An old white t-shirt is the best choice. The powder colors are much more visible in white and you won’t regret it if it gets stained. Avoid wearing dark-colored clothes because it is traditionally a sign of unhappiness and Holi is all about fun and joy.


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