Welcome sign near the Fuente Osmeña Circle

The Iconic Fuente Osmeña
Circle Tree of Hope

In Cebu City, the Fuente Osmeña Circle is a popular go-to place for any resident. Located in the dead center of the city, Fuente is home to the busiest traffic and loudest sidewalks. Every person who has been to Cebu has heard of or has gone to Fuente. Being one of the most popular nature parks in the city definitely helps. However, Fuente becomes something bigger, something grander when the yuletide season starts.

Star-shaped lantern hung to celebrate the Filipino Christmas

The Filipino Christmas Lantern:
An Iconic Holiday Symbol

If you browsed the web recently, you may have seen a tear-jerking short animated film from Disney. It depicts the Christmas celebration in the Philippines where a young girl and her lola (Filipino term for Grandmother) makes a Filipino Christmas lantern. Filipinos worldwide showed their pride after a big part of their culture was shown in the media conglomerate. With no dialogue and only imagery, this was a great depiction of the Christmas season in the Philippines.

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