PHL, Korea mark 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties with Friendship Parade
The Philippines and the Republic of Korea on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic relations via a Friendship Parade on Roxas Boulevard in Manila, according to a report of Mao Dela Cruz on Super Radyo dzBB.
"Friendship parade" bilang paggunita sa ika-70 anibersaryo ng diplomatic relation ng Pilipinas at South Korea, gaganapin ngayong umaga sa Roxas Blvd., Maynila; asahan ang mabigat na daloy na trapiko dahil sa aktibidad. | via Mao dela Cruz https://t.co/Jl7zdrja0g— DZBB Super Radyo (@dzbb) June 1, 2019
The parade started from the Quirino Grandstand at 6 a.m. and proceeded to Roxas Boulevard, Rajah Sulayman and then back to the grandstand.
In a Facebook live video posted by netizen Nalla Po, girl scouts in uniforms could be seen marching along the parade route. Also, some of the participants and members of the marching band wore Korean traditional costumes.
Cultural events and performances were also lined up in a program at the grandstand.
Policemen, traffic enforcers and personnel from the Manila City government were deployed in the area.
Motorists are advised to avoid passing the route of the parade due to the expected heavy traffic. —Joviland Rita/KG, GMA News