Independence Day 2014: Of Celebrations and Of Questions (Part 2)

Magsitayo po tayo at awitin natin ang Pambansang Awit ng Pilipinas…
After the drumroll, GMA Network, Inc. President Gilberto R. Duavit, Junior says “Mga kababayan, ang Pambansang Awit ng Pilipinas.”

(Audio courtesy of Bank of the Philippine Islands)
Performed by UP Madrigal Singers and Integrated National Police Orchestra

Timow's Turf

[This post is the last of two parts for the coming 116th Philippine Independence Day. The second part focused on the de-motivation of the citizens and what can we do to end such apathy.]

Kalayaan2014logo The Independence Day logo this year actually serves another year of celebrating our boredom rather than our freedom.

IN THE FIRST PART of this Independence Day commentary, you have read about the reactions and responses of the government and the media on celebrating the most important holiday among the of five legal holidays stamped into our typically huge wall calendars related to our country (others being Araw ng Kagitingan, National Heroes’ Day, Bonifacio and Rizal Days).

This time, Timow’s Turf will analyze and formulate the reactions under the real eyes of the common Juan de la Cruz.

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