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Date

Jun 12 2024

Time

All Day

Philippine Independence Day

Independence Day in the Philippines is held every June 12 and commemorates the Philippines’ declaration of independence from Spanish colonial rule. A parade in Manila marks the official celebrations, attended by the President and government officials. The parade showcases the Philippines’ armed forces as well as some local organisations and the different ethnic groups of the Philippines. Firework displays are also held, particularly in Manila.

Origin: Philippines

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