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.
The day after tomorrow BER MONTHS na. Ready na ko sa pagsilip at pagkanta ni Jose Mari Chan hahahahaha katuwaan lang po 😁 pic.twitter.com/hfCEWkvWoI
— rhemzxs (LVNationwide) (@rhemiamlunio) August 30, 2020
Even before September 1st, some memes have been warming up the scene.
In 2 days the ber-months officially begin aka when Filos around the globe start getting into the Christmas mood 🎄 Meaning it will be acceptable to start bringing out the decor & playing Jose Mari Chan playlists on repeat 🌟 IYKYK pic.twitter.com/YPGDjAj1YK
— Virtual Vikki (@iamvirtualvikki) August 30, 2020
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