In San Fernando, Pampanga, and also in a few other towns in the Philippines, Christ’s crucifixion is reenacted, with volunteers happy to have themselves actually nailed to a cross.
Kwaresma / Kuwaresma
= Mahal na Araw
Domingo de Ramos
Linggo ng Palaspas
Holy Thursday / Maundy Thursday
Linggo ng Pagkabuhay
(pagkabuhay = resurrection)
Araw ng Paskwa
Maligayang Paskwa ng Pagkabuhay!
= Maligayang Pasko ng Pagkabuhay!
Filipinos simply use the English phrase “Happy Easter!”