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28/02/2013: PHL Consulate General Honolulu Commemorates EDSA 27

 

In commemoration of the 27th Anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, the undersigned led a simple and solemn flag raising ceremony at the Philippine Consulate General on 25 February 2013, followed by a recitation of the “Panunumpa sa Watawat

 

A film showing of the documentary “Ninoy: The Heart and the Soul” was held at Consulate’s Conference Room in the afternoon.

 

The People Power Revolution or the the EDSA Revolution, was a series of popular demonstrations in the Philippines,  which began in 1983 and culminated in 1986, which saw the overthrow of Marcos dictatorship and the restoration of Philippine democracy.  (END).