The Manila city government expects the week-long Araw ng Maynila festivities to be as exuberant and vivid as the trademark polo shirts worn by Mayor Lito Atienza. City Hall on Friday exposed the arrangement of occasions and exercises in the capital which prompt June 24, the 431st commemoration of Manila's establishment by the Spaniards. The subject of the current year's festivals is Maynila, Mahal Kita.
They need the festivals to reflect the bliss and pride that Manilenos presently feel in their souls because of the positive changes that they have presented as a major aspect of our 'Buhayin ang Maynila' program, the chairman said. Saturday night, the Star Search stupendous finals were held at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Malate, including exhibitions by gifts from different barangays in the city.
A tribute lunch meeting to respect the city's extraordinary citizens will be held at the Bulwagang Antonio Villegas at City Hall on June 20. This will be taken after at 6 p.m. in a similar scene by the Patnubay ng Sining and Kalinangan Awards, given each year to respect exceptional Filipino craftsmen. A four-day nourishment celebration will begin June 21 along the seawall of Roxas Bouled before the Plaza Rajah Sulayman in Malate. Lodgings, bistros and eateries in Manila will set up stalls in the area. On June 22, the honors night of the restored Manila Film Festival will be held at the Aquino Stadium.