By Nel Andrade
ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal — The city government here is inviting tourists and pilgrims alike to enjoy their stay in this “Pilgrimage Capital of the Country” and witness the activities happening Saturday, April 7, as the city celebrates its 20th cityhood anniversary.
Mayor Casimiro “Junjun” Ynares, III and the city officials are expected to join a grand parade of floats at 4 p.m. that will start at Sumulong Park beside the Antipolo Church towards Ynares Center.
The city’s 16 villages each have its own Disney-inspired float that will pass along the city proper towards the Ynares Center.
Earlier in the day at 7 a.m., students from various elementary schools in the city will compete in a drum and lyre competition at the parking lot of the Ynares Center.
In the evening, the public will witness a grand fireworks display that will be visible at the city proper.
Kapamilya celebrity Angeline Quinto is joining the celebration, which is part of the Maytime festivities.