35th EDSA Revolution Anniversary Simpler Compared to Previous Celebrations
The 35th EDSA Revolution anniversary has been held in a simple celebration, which is qite different from the previous celebrations.
On Thursday (February 25, 2021), the Filipino people celebrates the 35th anniversary of 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution. The 2021 celebration of the historical event becomes simple and short amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The entire program including the singing of Philippine national anthem followed by wreath-laying ceremony or offering of flowers at the EDSA People Power Monument in Quezon City lasted for only 15 minutes.
The event did not require the closure of several lanes in EDSA due to the fewer attendees of the program amid the health crisis. This year’s them was “EDSA 2021: Kapayapaan, Paghilom, Pagbangon.”
EDSA People Power Commission Vice Chairman Joey Concepcion said that the country is facing a new kind of revolution. He explained that the Filipino people should unite in fighting the coronavirus disease.
“Talagang dapat sumama lahat ng mga Pilipino dito ngayon sa revolution para manalo tayo sa giyera nitong virus. Lahat ng mga Pilipino, dapat magpabakuna. ‘Yon ang isang revolution natin ngayon,” Concepcion said.
The 1986 People Power Revolution oust the former President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
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