The Philippine Independence Day is celebrated not only in the Philippines, but all over the world. Here in Abu Dhabi, the Filipino community is once again preparing for perhaps the biggest and most festive gathering of Pinoys in the capital and nearby emirates!
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On top of the preparations for this year’s Philippine Independence Day Celebrations is the Bayanihan Council – Abu Dhabi, under the patronage of the Embassy of the Philippines.
Celebrate Philippine Independence Day 2019 in Abu Dhabi
The grand celebration of the 121st Philippine Independence Day will be held on June 21, 2019 at the Abu Dhabi Breakwater Theatre. Aside from exciting contests, there are other events leading up to the actual date, as follows:
#1 – Kabayan Beach Fiesta
This is a Filipino-themed beach fiesta that will be held at Yas Waterworld on June 14. For only AED 55 per head, Pinoys can look forward to: five hours (6pm – 11pm) of access to thrilling rides and attractions; live Filipino music, sari-sari stores, and cultural performances; a Karaoke beach club featuring English and Tagalog songs; beach games at the Amwaj Main Pool; and an all-you-can-eat Filipino Buffet for just AED 50! Wow!
To book tickets for this event, simply go to Yas Waterworld’s website.
#2 – Guhit Pilantik – On the Spot Painting Contest
Open to all Filipinos aged 10 to 16 years old, this art competition shall showcase the artistic talents of our young kababayans! The last day of registration is on June 14, while the actual competition will be on June 15 at Basement Hall, NMC, Electra St., Abu Dhabi.
#3 – Himig Pinoy 2019
Of course, what’s a Filipino gathering without a singing competition? Singers are invited to join Himig Pinoy 2019, to be held on June 21 at the Abu Dhabi Breakwater Theatre.
#4 – Mutya ng Kasarinlan 2019
Now on it’s second year, the search is on for the next Mutya ng Kasarinlan! Pinay beauties are all set to participate in the Talent, Festival Costume, Creative Fun Wear, Evening Gown, and of course, Question and Answer portions of the competition. The grand coronation night will be held on June 21 at the Abu Dhabi National Theatre.
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For more information and updates about this year’s Philippine Independence Day Celebrations, just follow Bayanihan Council – Abu Dhabi on Facebook.
With so many exciting events, the 121st Philippine Independence Day Celebrations is bound to be a hit among all our kababayans! Meanwhile, take note of another Philippine event… the First First Filipino Food Industry Conference will be held in Abu Dhabi very soon!