The Latest on ‘Traslacion’ 2020

Published January 9, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By MB Online

Here are the updates on the procession of the image of the Black Nazarene:


January 9, 2020

12:00 A.M.: The Vigil Mass for the feast of the Black Nazarene was attended by at least 130,000 people according to the Manila Public Information office.

Around 4:00 A.M.: The procession or “Traslacion” officially starts.

4:40 A.M.: The “Andas” passes by the Round Table.

5:15 A.M.: The image of the Black Nazarene passes by Finance Road.

5:55 A.M.: The carriage of the Black Nazarene crosses Taft Avenue going to Ayala Bridge.

6:25 A.M.: The “Andas” passes by Manila City Hall.

7:30 A.M.: – The “Andas” reaches Ayala Bridge.

8:40 A.M.: The “Andas” crosses Carlos Palanca Street.

8:50 A.M.: 2,371,000 devotees are now following the procession of the image of the Black Nazarene according to Manila Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) monitoring.

9:27 A.M.: About 144 reported injured around Quiapo area as per MDRRMO.

9:40 A.M.”: The “Andas” reaches Quezon Boulevard.

10:21 A.M.: 14 dump trucks or 68-70 tons of trash have been collected in Quirino Grandstand, Luneta to Ayala Bridge according to Manila Public Information Office (PIO).

10:50 A.M.: The “Andas” is heading to Arlegui Street.

11:23 A.M.: The image of the Black Nazarene turns to Fraternal Street.

11:32 A.M.: The “Andas” reaches Vergara Street.

12:00 P.M.:  Estimated  100,000 devotees inside Quiapo Church and 30,000 outside the vicinity of Quiapo Church according to PIO Manila Police District (MPD).

12:02 P.M.: The carriage of the Black Nazarene is along Deque de Alba Street.

12:21 P.M.: The “Andas” nears San Sebastian Church where the traditional “Dungaw” takes place.

12:48 P.M.: This year’s “Traslacion” is expected to end earlier than usual, according to MPD.

1:22 P.M.: The “Andas” reaches Arlegui Street.

1:50 P.M.: The “Andas” is still in Arlegui Street.

2:05 P.M.: The image of the Black Nazarene reaches Nepomuceno Street.

2:43 P.M.: The “Andas” reaches Concepcion  Aguila Street.

3:40 P.M.: The “Andas” is along Carcer Street.

4:32 P.M.: The image of the Black Nazarene reaches San Sebastian Church. Jesus and Mary meet earlier than usual at this year’s “Dungaw.”

5:10 P.M: The “Andas” is passing through Bilibid Viejo Street.

5:16 P.M.: Crowd estimate: 

  • Procession: 2,300,500
  • San Sebastian Church: 105,000
  • Quiapo Church: 145,000

Authorities are expecting around six million devotees.

5:33 P.M: The Black Nazarene procession is now approaching Gil Puyat Street.

5:55 P.M: The “Andas” is at Gil Puyat Street.

6:00 P.M.:  The carriage of the Black Nazarene reaches ZP De Guzman Street.

Crowd estimate:

  • Procession: -2,150,000
  • Quiapo Church: 200,000+ (increasing)
  • San Sebastian Church: -2,000 (decreasing)

About 251 persons were reported injured since the beginning of the procession. According to Red Cross, it catered a total of 1,051 individuals. 1,000 volunteers and staff are deployed throughout the route of the procession.

7:00 P.M.: The “Andas” is at Hidalgo Street.

Around 7:30 P.M: The last mass at the Quiapo Church ends. Fireworks are lighted, a signal that the carriage of the Black Nazarene is near.

7:54 P.M: The “Andas” reaches Palanca Street.

Around 8 P.M.: The carriage of the Black Nazarene is along Villalobos Street. Crowd estimate is at 3 million.

8:08 P.M: Half of the Quiapo Church gate is now open.

8:19 P.M: Crowd estimate:

  • Plaza Miranda, Quiapo Church: -300,000
  • Procession: -2,500,000

About 487 persons were reported to have sustained minor injuries since the beginning of the procession.

8:22 P.M: The Traslacion of the Black Nazarene is now approaching Plaza Miranda.

8:43 P.M: The “Andas” is now making its way to Quiapo Church.

8:45 P.M: The procession ends as the image of the Black Nazarene enters Quiapo Church.

The procession took 16 hours. Last year, it lasted for 21 hours.

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