# News

Latest from the Newsroom

PIDCI Elects New President and Directors for 2024-2025 Term

# Highlights

Philippine Independence Day Parade & Celebration


Philippine Independence Day Commemoration is the biggest celebration outside of the Philippines. Come and join us - see and feel the color, the rich tapestry and the multi cultural richness of Philippine Heritage and culture. Come on down to Madison Avenue – join the party! Brought to you exclusively by the Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc.

2024 PIDCI President

Arman David

A message from the President

As we begin this year's festivities, we are excited to announce that our theme for the 2024 parade is "Preserving Our Filipino Culture and Heritage to Unite Generations". This theme is a tribute to the diversity of cultures and traditions that make up our great nation, and the importance of coming together in harmony and respect for one another. We invite everyone to participate in this year's parade and show their support for our community. Your involvement helps to make this event a great success and is greatly appreciated. We hope that you will continue to join us in celebrating the rich history, culture, and diversity of our country. It is because of your continued support and participation that we are able to make this parade possible. We are humbled and grateful for your contributions and we look forward to seeing you all at the 126th Philippine Independence Day Parade and Celebration on Sunday, June 2, 2024!

# Philippine Independence Day Parade, New York City 2023

2023 Philippine Independence Day Parade Celebration

🇵🇭 Join us in celebrating the 125th Philippine Independence Anniversary Commemoration Parade for its 33rd annual celebration at Madison Avenue, New York City on June 4, 2023! This year's parade promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with cultural shows, dances, and festivities featuring MassKara Festival Performers from Bacolod City, that showcase a part of the rich heritage of the Philippines. Don't miss out on this exciting event that brings together Filipinos and friends from all over the world to celebrate our country's independence. See you there!


Madison Ave, from 38th St. to 27th St.
New York City!


June 4, 2023

2024 PIDCI Grand Marshal

Charina Amunategui

A Message from the Grand Marshal

I am thrilled and incredibly humbled to share that I've been appointed as the 2024 Grand Marshal of the world's largest Philippine Independence Day Parade outside Manila, right here in New York City! I am looking forward to honoring and celebrating the rich heritage of the Philippines with all of you.

# Featured Past Event

Featured: 2021 Hybrid Livestream Event

Hybrid Event Celebration

Watch the 123rd Philippine Independence Anniversary Commemoration Hybrid Livestream event last year. Held at Astoria World Manor, New York, June 6, 2021. With live online performances by our special guests, Lovi Poe, Benjamin Alves and EZ Mil feat HBOM. Also performing artists featuring Florante, Mon David, Katrina Manabat, Arianne Aldecoa, Garth Garcia, Armela Fortuna, Apollo Riego, April Talangbayan and Sounds of Manila.

# A History Timeline

PIDCI Through the Years

Scroll horizontally to see our beautiful posters through the years.