Freedom Tour (Part II) - 25th EDSA People Power Anniversary

The Freedom Tour tells the story of the revolution. This tour covered the following areas: La Salle Greenhills, The EDSA Shrine, The People Power Monument and Club Filipino.

The third Stop was the People Power Monument, a towering monument along EDSA. It is sculptured by Eduardo Castrillo in honor of the Filipinos who marched on the streets of EDSA to fight against the dictatorship of President Ferdinand Marcos. 

The highlight of this activity was the re-enactment of "Salubungan" , where Filipino citizens headed by Butz Aquino and the military force led by then Vice-Chief of Staff Fidel V. Ramos and Juan Ponce Enrile joined hand in hand against Marcos regime. People unite towards nation building and it was a bloodless revolution.

Performed as Cardinal Sin.

The cast of "Salubungan" (from L-R:  Lt. Col Gregorio Honasan, Juan Ponce Enrile, AFP Vice-Chief of Staff Lt. Gen Fidel V. Ramos, Butz Aquino and Cardinal Archbishop of Manila Jaime Sin)

Significant events at CLUB FILIPINO:

Corazon Aquino took oath as the 11th President of the Philippines, the First Woman President in the Philippines and in Asia happened at Club Filipino. The same venue where his son, President Benigno Aquino III announced his candidacy for Presidency in 2010 Philippine Presidential Election.
Located in San Juan, Metro Manila, between North Greenhills Subdivision and Greenhills Shopping Center.

Re-enactment: Corazon Aquino sworn in as the new President of the Philippines
Pres. Corazon Aquino and her supporters after the oath-taking inside Kalayaan Hall of Club Filipino as re-enacted

At the end of the tour, participants are encouraged to pledge their commitment to our country by signing on the FREEDOM WALL. 
Group pictures with the cast and participants

The Freedom Tour was part of 25th People Power Anniversary.

For the First Two Venues of the Freedom Tour, you may want to read Freedom Tour (Part I)


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