– – By Mary Foran –
Flag-waving and sparklers, glow-sticks and petardos, and cold fried chicken and corn-on-the-cob may not be your idea
THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY CELEBRATES THE PHILIPPINES’ SPECIAL FRIENDSHIP WITH SPAIN EVEN AS IT COMMEMORATES ITS INDEPENDENCE FROM IT »
The Philippine Independence Day marks the anniversary of the Philippine Revolution and subsequent termination of the Spanish colonial rule in the archipelago. One might say that the end of the colonial era also planted the seed of a lasting friendship between former colony and colonial master.
“Heat waves in the West saw bans on fireworks, but local fireworks displays brought out celebrators anyway”