It’s no secret that we’re a little biased about this, but in case you need more convincing, here are five reasons why celebrating the Philippines’ independence day is important.
It reminds us of our roots and where we came from. It honors those who have fought before us to achieve that independence.
It educates people on Filipino culture and history – without it they may never know what being Filipino is all about.
Celebrating with friends and family creates an opportunity for bonding and strengthening relationships. It lets you be patriotic and wear the flag on your clothes, in your hair and face paint, everywhere!
There are many reasons to celebrate!
So how can we all make sure that more Filipinos know about the importance of celebrating independence?
Here are three simple things you can do:
1) Buy and wear t-shirts, accessories and other products that show your pride in the Philippines’ independence. We have tons of cool stuff if you need ideas!
2) Buy, make or eat a leche flan – everybody loves flan! And it’s an easy way to celebrate.
3) Share this article with other Filipinos so they can see why celebrating independence is important.