A bird's eye view of the Dubai Marina.


Filipinos to hold Dubai fluvial parade for PID 2023

Filipinos in the UAE will be holding the first fluvial parade in Dubai to mark their Philippine Independence Day celebration in June, organisers Filipino Social Club revealed to

Filipino Social Club President Ericson Reyes told that the fluvial parade will be held at the Dubai Marina and will feature up to six yachts courtesy of Sunrise Yachts.

The fluvial parade is expected to be held closer to June 12, when the Philippines celebrates its 125th Independence Day. The final date will be announced soon.

“This will be the first ever fluvial parade in Dubai for Philippine Independence Day, and we chose the Dubai Marina so that other nationalities can witness our celebration and join the fun,” Reyes said.

On June 18, the Filipino Social Club will also be holding a day-long festivity at the Dubai World Trade Center to celebrate Philippine Independence Day.

The event will feature live talent shows, cultural programs, games and a bazaar. Celebrities Daniel Matsunaga and Daiana Menezes will be flown in from the Philippines to perform for the audience.

A total of 19 exemplary Filipinos in the UAE will also be awarded in the Gawad Pinoy 2023 awards. Nominations are ongoing until May 30. Details here

Don’t miss it

June 18: Philippine Independence Day
Date: June 18, Sunday
Time: 8am to 7pm
Venue: Sheikh Saeed Hall 1, Dubai World Trade Centre
Entrance ticket: Free

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