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× Bicol epic heroes alive via art exhibit, parade

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, Philippines --- The heroes of Ibalong came to life in an augmented reality (AR) exhibit, and street parades of colorful costumes and masks during last week's celebration of the festival devoted to the Bicol epic.

The 28th year of Ibalong Festival featured the story of the three heroes Baltog, Bantong and Handyong who fought against monsters and villains that ravaged the natural…