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Here are a few reasons why #PinoyFreedom is more than just a holiday

The Philippines’ Independence Day is approaching, and there is so much to celebrate! June 12 is a celebration of the Filipino people’s tenacity, bravery, and unwavering passion for freedom. In honor of the 124th anniversary of Philippine independence, SM Supermalls explains why this day is so significant in our history.

It’s a celebration of our Filipino identity. Independence Day symbolizes the foundation of our beliefs and identity as Filipinos — a brave and strong people eager to battle for freedom. After over 400 years of colonization, flying our flag and singing our national anthem is more than a duty; it honors the valor of every Filipino who fought for our independence. Come dressed in Philippine flag colors to the SM Supermalls’ Flag Raising Ceremony on June 12, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. to show our love for our country and pay our respects.

It is a celebration of our identity as Filipinos. Independence Day represents the core of our beliefs and our identity as Filipinos – a strong and courageous race willing to fight for freedom’s sake. After almost 400 years of colonization, the raising of our flag and the singing of our anthem serves as more than an obligation; it commemorates the heroism embodied by every Filipino who fought for our freedom. This June 12, 2022 at 8:30 am, come in colors of the Philippine flag and head to the SM Supermalls’ Flag Raising Ceremony as we show love of our country and pay our respects to those who fought to protect it.

It is a celebration of our rich and diverse culture. Each year, the month of June encourages us to exhibit our country’s rich culture in many different ways. Whether it be through food, fashion, or art, all 18 regions across the Philippines have so much to offer! At an SM mall near you, enjoy a taste of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao’s diverse cultures through Pinoy Eats and Pinoy Buys until June 12, 2022.

It is a celebration of our love for the country. Putting the country above one’s self is a great honor and responsibility. As Filipinos, it is our duty to keep the flame of patriotism alive by learning Philippine culture and history, to cultivate in us a sense of community and accountability towards our Filipino brothers and sisters. Visit SM City Cebu’s HeroiSM phygital exhibit until June 15, 2022 to explore Philippine history in an #AweSM way!

Celebrate #PinoyFreedom at SM Supermalls!

While we each exude patriotism in our own way, one cannot ignore the pride and enjoyment that comes with Philippine Independence Day celebrations! Commemorate Independence Day in a truly Pinoy way— sumptuous food, the company of loved ones, and great deals on all things local!

Activities are planned at SM Supermalls to keep #PinoyFreedom alive across the country! So come to an SM mall near you to celebrate the #AweSM and historic Philippine Independence Day. Visit for additional information, or like and follow @smsupermalls on all social media channels.







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