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Philippines: Making a splash in Manila

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By Euronews
Philippines: Making a splash in Manila

<p>People in the Philippines capital of Manila got wet on Saturday in this year’s water festival on the feast of St John the Baptist.</p> <p>For the suburb of San Juan, the annual event is a tribute to its namesake and patron saint who Christians believe baptised Jesus Christ.</p> <p>The local fire department used water cannon and hoses to drench crowds but locals joined in with everything from buckets to water pistols.</p>