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Though many would say that Christmas is celebrated during what is referred to in the Philippines as the “ber” months(Sept to Dec), in reallity “Christmas fever starts on Sept. 1 and ends the first week of January, This is, however, “a recent phenomenon,” Marot Nelmida-Flores, a professor of Philippine studies at the University of the Philippines Diliman said.

According to Cuanang who's now 81 yrs old, back then, celebrations were only about three weeks long.

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