Ilocos Norte Governor Matthew Marcos Manotoc (left) leads on December 4 the lighting of the tall Christmas tree located in front of the Provincial Capitol in Laoag City for the “Narimat a Paskua” celebration. Narimat symbolically lightens up the mood of the Ilocano folks during the Yuletide season, heralding the spirit of Christmas amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Also in the photo are Laoag City Mayor Michael Marcos Keon and Provincial Tourism Officer Aian Raquel. (Photo courtesy of pgin-cmo)