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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.



The parade started from the Quirino Grandstand at 6 a.m. and proceeded to Roxas Boulevard, Rajah Sulayman and then back to the grandstand.


Filipinos and Koreans living in the Philippines join a friendship parade on Roxas Boulevard, Manila on Sunday, June 2, 2019, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Danny Pata


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