Today is Araw ng Maynila (Manila Day).
Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim shall lead the celebration of Manila’s 437th anniversary by honoring the city’s top citizens at a reception at the historic Manila Hotel.
Manila Day is a special non-working holiday by virtue of Presidential Proclamation no.1500 to give Manilenos the full opportunity to celebrate this occasion with appropriate ceremonies. The Manila Zoo will be opened today with free entrance as Manila Mayor Lim’s way of thanking the Manilenos for their support in keeping the city the premiere city in the metropolis.
For more information about this event, please visit Manila City website.