Tragedies and Disasters – Bocaue Pagoda


The municipality of Bocaue in the province of Bulacan is known as the “Fireworks Capital of the Philippines”. One fateful night in July 1993, the townspeople of Bocaue experienced irony to this moniker in the most tragic way, claiming the lives of hundreds of devotees aboard the sinking Pagoda.

Video Content:
00:00 – Prologue
03:31 – The Tragic Night at the Pagoda
10:23 – The Boy named Sahjid
17:46 – Death and Revival of the tradition

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Track: Sonora
Artist: Quincas Moreira
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