PANULUYAN By: Group 1 of 1C Alex Alaurin, Mia Alba, Nikka Atun, Brina Barin, Denise Bautista, Ina Cabrera, Dani Ledesma DEFINITION Panunuluyan or Panuluyan is Tagalog for “asking for lodgings”. Lodgings meaning a home/place where they are welcomed to sing or a temporary place to stay. HISTORY St. Ignatius of Loyola suggested a Christmas novena to commemorate the Holy Family’s visit to Bethlehem. St. John of the Cross made a more elaborate version of the travel. During the Spanish colonization period, the Spaniards introduced it to Mexico. Later on, it was brought by the Mexican sailors from the galleons to the Philippines. PLACE, PEOPLE OF ORIGIN Panuluyan originated from the Mexican nine-day Christmas ritual called posadas. PURPOSE A Filipino dramatic ritual narrating Holy Family’s search for a house to stay in Bethlehem for Jesus Christ’s birth. Based on Mary and Joseph’s search for an inn for the nativity. RITUAL Held on Christmas Eve from 7:00pm and ends close midnight. Paul Lincke’s traditional song, “Glow-Worm”, is sung at the beginning. Two singers vocalize two parts accompanied by musicians . Begin wheeling the images of Joseph and Mary out from the church courtyard. Ending towards midnight, where the midnight Mass is about to begin. Glow Worm BY: PAUL LINCKE SOURCES Philippines. Pinoy Christmas. Retrieved February 8, 2011, from http://pilipinas28.blogspot.com/2007/12/pi noy-christmas.html Wikipilipinas. Panuluyan. Retrieved February 8, 2011, from http://en.wikipedia.org/index.php?title=Pa nuluyan#Origin Tiongson, Nicanor G. “Panuluyan” in CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art Vol. 7. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1994.