HOY, PINOY AKO!
Most probably you’ve already marked June 12 with a big, bold, red circle on your calendar a month ago, right? I know I did because it’s a long weekend baby! And long weekend means walwalan time, g?
|But why is June 12 a big deal anyway?|
I don’t know if you’ve listened closely during your professor’s long-winded oration during history class but even the elementary kids know that June 12 is a national holiday to commemorate the Philippine’s Independence Day. Although it is celebrated nationwide, only a few know the essence of this very important day.
But hey! Don’t feel bad.
If you’re one of those people who doesn’t have a clue as to what and how to celebrate Independence Day, then here’s a short 101 for you. Believe it or not, you don’t need to wear a barong tagalog or baro’t saya just to show your Pinoy pride. You may not know it, but you are actually doing this little something that’s as good as shouting out loud to the whole world how proud you are to be a Filipino. Don’t believe me?
Well, let me help you recall all the times you’ve sung, shouted and danced to the ‘Filipino Pride’ with burning passion in your heart. Ready?
Sit back, relax, and turn the volume on. These five Pinoy pride OPM songs will surely fuel up your pride and love for the country.