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Filipinos to celebrate Philippine Independence Day live in Dubai


DUBAI – With the return of organized events, Filipinos will be celebrating Philippine Independence Day with awards and giveaways at a live event in Dubai on Friday (June 11) and a special light and fountain show on Saturday (June 12).

On June 12, the Philippine flag will take over the lights and fountain show at Dubai Festival City Mall as part of its Imagine show. The mall will present a special Philippines Independence Day show at 7:30pm and 8:30pm.

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While on Friday, the Filipino Social Club (FilSoc) is organising a live celebration at Radisson Blu in Deira Creek where exceptional Filipinos will be recognized in the Mabuhay Awards.

“Mabuhay Awards is given to selected individuals for their exceptional contribution in promoting the interest of the Filipino community in the UAE,” according to FilSoc.

As part of precautionary measures, attendees of the physical event will be limited, however, the celebration will be streamed live on the FilSoc Facebook page from 6pm onwards.

“Due to a limited number of physical attendees, we will broadcast it live on our Facebook page where you can get a chance to win a roundtrip airline ticket, appliances, discount vouchers and more,” according to FilSoc.

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Meanwhile, Filipinos can also celebrate their 123rd Philippine Independence Day with a 3-day promotion of Pinoy food, fun and fiesta at Radisson Blu at Deira Creek starting on June 10. Here’s what’s in store:

Kalayaan Fiesta

Enjoy a family-friendly brunch with over 200 dishes including your favorite Filipino delicacies for only Dh123 per person from 7pm to 11pm on June 10 and from 1pm to 4pm on June 11 and 12.

Inumin ng Katipunero

Grab some drinks fit for patriots for only Dh23 from 7pm to 11pm on June 10, and from 1pm to 4pm on June 11 and 12

La Liga 8-ball tournament

Drop by Radisson Blu at Deira Creek and play to win branded merchandise and a bottle of Jack Daniels.

The 80’s and 90’s beat

Have an after party Filipino karaoke with DJ Jude from 8pm to 12am on June 10, and from 2pm to 6pm on June 11 and 12.

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