Thursday, May 10, 2012

Skywatch#114 Quirino Grandstand, Luneta


Quirino Grandstand is the traditional location of the swearing-in of the newly-elected President of the Philippines. It is  part of the Rizal Park or as most locals call it, Luneta Park. 

The grandstand is a favorite location for major religious, political, cultural and social events since it was built in 1949. 
But in ordinary days like this one, common people hang out in the grand stand to escape from the summer heat while some brave ones, fly these colorful kites.
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bettyl May 10, 2012 at 5:47 PM  

Lovely shots. The kites are so lively and colorful. I appreciate posts that give a little story behind the photos.

Jim May 10, 2012 at 7:22 PM  

Great shots.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Anonymous May 10, 2012 at 10:14 PM  

yes your photos look like it was a real HOT day.

Gary May 11, 2012 at 4:30 AM  

Interesting post. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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