Freedom to celebrate Independence Day at Araneta City
As our country marks the 125th anniversary of Independence this year, we look back and celebrate the rich culture and talent that make the Philippines a uniquely beautiful and free nation.
Araneta City, the City of Firsts, is commemorating Araw ng Kalayaan with a variety of activities that honor the country's history and heritage. Here are some of the experiences you can enjoy at the City of Firsts:
● Celebrate the vibrant colors of a Pinoy icon
Immerse yourself in vibrant Filipino culture with the colorful jeepney standees at the Kalayaan Promo Terminal from June 1 to 12 at the Gateway Mall Activity Area. Take photos with the standees and share them on social media using the hashtag #IisangKalayaan for a chance to win premium goodies from the City of Firsts.
Also, enjoy the stunning display of toy jeeps at the Toy Jeep Show and Exhibit from June 6 to 12 at the Farmers Plaza Activity Area. Embrace the spirit of independence and revel in these captivating events that pay homage to our country's history and culture.
Araneta City is also partnering with Petron to give back to the community, with ten lucky jeepney drivers to receive free full tank of gas in celebration of Araw ng Kalayaan.
●Mark the long weekend with music
Get ready to groove to the beat and celebrate with a fantastic lineup of musical events at Araneta City. Kicking off the festivities on June 10, Farmers Plaza will come alive with The Pastel Strings which will allow shoppers to dance and sing along to classic OPM hits.
On June 11, Ali Mall will host the dynamic sounds of the band Sunkissed Lola, delivering an unforgettable show that will captivate everyone.
And on June 12, the talented Dilaw Band will grace the stage at Gateway Mall, captivating the audience with their soulful tunes and electrifying performances. Experience the power of music as it harmonizes with the spirit of patriotism, making these performances an essential part of your Independence Day celebrations at the City of Firsts.
● Support local artisans
Experience the essence of Philippine craftsmanship at the Gawang Lokal Bazaar, happening at Ali Mall from June 5 to 15. Explore a diverse collection of artisanal items from different regions of the country, showcasing the talent and creativity of local artisans. From intricate textiles to hand-carved woodwork, immerse yourself in a shopping experience that celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Philippines.
Immerse yourself in the beautiful sights and sounds of Philippine independence this long weekend only at the City of Firsts.