On this day in 1898, our beloved nation declared independence from Spain after more than 300 years of colonial rule.
As we mark 121 years of Philippine Independence today, here's a list of celebrations happening around the metro that you can attend!
Kalayaan Concert at Quirino Grandstand, Manila
This FREE concert is spearheaded by the National Historical Commision of the Philippines. Audiences will get to enjoy performances by Joey Ayala, The Dawn, The Itchyworms, The Hernandez Brothers, Konrta-Gapi, and Brass Pas Pas Pas. Check out the poster below for more details!
We Are Intramuros at Puerto Real Gardens, Intramuros
Celebrate freedom at the We Are Intramuros Music Festival, an initiative by the Intramuros Administration. This FREE event brought to us by ILVSTRADOS features some of the most popular musical acts on the scene. Check out the full line up below:
Gig Lab Live: Pag-ibig at Paglaya at Jess & Pat's, Quezon City (P250)
Rock Ed's Facebook Livestream "Parang Atin ang Gabi. Araw ng Kasarinlan."
If you're not in the mood to go out since work resumes tomorrow, you can still enjoy a small show led by Ebe Dancel on Rock Ed's FB Live! Show starts at 9PM.
Malaya Music Festival at The Garden, Okada Manila
If you can't celebrate today, then go on a post-Independence Day celebrationg and jam in the name of freedom at Okada Manila on June 15, featuring OPM icons Ebe Dancel, Urbandub, and Mayonnaise, along with rising OPM acts Johnoy Danao, Bullet Dumas, Gracenote, and December Avenue. Check out the post below for ticket details!
For sure there are many other celebrations happening this week, all beautiful and passionate, all in the name of freedom.
Happy Independence Day, Pilipinas!
Are you going to check out these shows for Independence Day? Comment below!
A Filipina born and raised in Saudi Arabia, Alyssa always has a story to tell. She is a writer by day, singer on occasion, ballerina by heart, and forever a musical theatre enthusiast. When she's not immersing herself in her Spotify playlists, you'll find her training to be a triathlete or being a full-time cool tita to her 9 nephews and nieces.