Here are some links to learn more about the parol and Filipino Christmas.
Balboa Park, San Diego, California, November 2006
The Dedication Parol Is Back! - Aimee Apolinario, HS Web Editor
People Power and the Parol - MC Canlas, Oct 27, 2004
Look what they’ve done to the parol! – by R.E. Eclevia
"Light a Parol" at Queens Museum of Art