|25th Anniversary of EDSA People Power|
25 February 2011, Brussels, Belgium -- Ambassador Enrique A. Manalo led the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution at the Philippine Embassy Brussels on 25 February 2011.
The Embassy personnel and their family members, together with some leaders of the Filipino community and other kababayans participated in the flag-raising ceremony.
The Ambassador then delivered the President's message and his personal message for the occasion. "EDSA reminds us how extraordinary Filipinos can be because what we accomplished during those four days was in every way extraordinary," the Ambassador remarked.
He also reminded the Filipinos in Belgium of their obligation to sustain the momentum of EDSA and contribute meaningfully to nation-building. The theme of the celebration is "Pilipino Ako - Ako ang Lakas ng Pagbabago" and the Ambassador called on all those present "to become instruments of constructive and beneficial change."
A film entitled "EDSA 25", a retrospective of the events that transpired 25 years ago was shown after the Ambassador's remarks.