You know it’s Christmas in the Philippines when Jose Mari Chan memes arrive

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Jose Mari Chan memes are circulating on social media to usher the world’s longest Christmas celebration. CTTO.

You know it’s Christmas in the Philippines when Filipino music icon Jose Mari Chan’s memes are all over social media, radio, and television.

Touted the longest Christmas season in the world, the uniquely Pinoy holiday celebration begins in the “Ber” Months starting September 1st.

Like clockwork, Original Pilipino Music (OPM) icon Jose Mari Chan can be heard over the airwaves singing his 1990 hit “Christmas in Our Hearts” that has stayed in the Pinoy psyche for 3 decades.

Another Jose Mari Chan bestseller “A Perfect Christmas” getting good airplay was released on Spotify as a digital collaboration with popular indie band, Ben&Ben, and gained Asia-wide followers.

With the popularity of social media, Pinoy netizens have upped the ante for the tradition and have circulated Jose Mari Chan memes in recent years.

This year, the Filipino sense of humor has Chan ushering Christmas in a face mask and making funny digs at being quarantined.

Following are some Jose Mari Chan memes for Christmas that has the social media world feeling the love amid the uncertainties of the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic.

Even before September 1st, some memes have been warming up the scene.

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