Events to commemorate People Power Day are to be expected nationwide on Monday, February 25, with main events taking place in the capital, Manila. In the Manila metropolitan area, people will reportedly gather at the Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) shrine, near the People Power monument, and around Malacanang Palace (Presidential Palace), where events such as concerts and masses will take place throughout the day. Similar events are expected to take place in urban areas nationwide. Heightened security measures, commercial disruptions, and crowded conditions should be anticipated on Monday.
People Power Day celebrates the popular movement and events leading up to the overthrow of dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1986.
Individuals in the Philippines are advised to anticipate large crowds, increased demand for transportation, commercial disruptions, and a heightened security presence.
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