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Coffee Festival

A dancer showed her beautiful smile while performing at the street of Amadeo province of Cavite during the “Pahimis Festival” (Coffee Festival) on April 22, 2017. PAHIMIS is the Amadeo word for “pasasalamat” (thanksgiving) in the olden times. As a tradition, coffee farmers gave away his last can of harvest as a sign of thanksgiving, believing that by doing so, luck and abundance would come on the next harvest season. An eat-together gathering with neighbours will serve as the Pahimis before the start of business venture or relatives and friends were sent part or harvest of food as Pahimis.

TAGS: Coffee, Dance, Festival, Philippines, Street

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© Gregorio Dantes Jr..
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2017
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 11:20 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 600D
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO400
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