VIDEO: Philippine Independence Day Celebrated at the Guam Reef Resort

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Guam – The Filipino community on Guam celebrated Philippine Independence Day with a flag rising ceremony at the Guam Reef and Olive Spa Resort this morning.

The Office of the Consulate General of the Philippines put on the event in conjunction with the Guam Reef. Its one of many events being held at the hotel to celebrate the 115th year of independence in the Philippines. An anniversary dinner is being held in the Top of the Reef banquet room tonight, a gala dinner is also planned for Friday.

With so many Filipinos living on Guam, Guam Reef Promotions Manager Chito De Guzman says she is happy the hotel can host the events so she can celebrate with her fellow kababayans.

“We are really proud because most of the Guam Reef employees are Filipino,” De Guzman told PNC. “In the Philippines we are having a holiday today but of course we are in Guam so this is one way of celebrating with the Philippines.”

Philippine Independence celebrations continue to the end of the month. To find out more about the festivities contact the Guam Reef or the Philippine Consulate General’s Office.