Philippine Vice President Noli De Castro
Aljur Abrenica and Mylene Dizon
This year's Philippine Independence Day celebration also commemorates the 111th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence. The Filipino communities of the US Northeast celebrated this historic annual event yesterday in a parade that kicked off on 41st Street and Madison Avenue at around noon. The occasion was attended by Philippine Vice President Noli De Castro and entertainment personalities (see other posting).