Every first of November, Sagadanians gather at the cemetery to remember their departed loved ones. But instead of lighting traditional candles, they use woods of old pine trees locally called "saeng". a flammable wood from old pine trees, to create bonfires on the graves.
to an old ritual they call it "Panag-apoy"
a Kankana-ey term that means "to light a fire"
a tradition long been practiced in Sagada, Mountain Province.