Advisory: MMFF Summer Parade of Stars set on Apr. 2

MMDA advisory

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said that the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Parade of Stars summer edition is scheduled on April 2.


  • What time will the MMFF Parade of Stars Summer Edition start?

    The parade is expected to start at 4 p.m. on April 2.
  • What is the parade's route and expected duration?

    The parade will be along Commonwealth Avenue — from Villa Beatriz in Quezon City to Quezon Memorial Circle. The estimated travel time for the event will be an hour and five minutes.
  • To be hosted by Quezon City (also known as the "City of Stars"), the parade is set to start at around 4 p.m. along Commonwealth Avenue — from Villa Beatriz in Quezon City to Quezon Memorial Circle. The main event will be at Liwasang Aurora.  

    "We are thankful to the Quezon City government for hosting the first Summer MMFF Parade of Stars and for their assistance in the implementation of the agency’s traffic management plan,” MMDA Acting Chairman and concurrent MMFF overall Chairman Atty. Romando Artes was quoted as saying.

    MMFF Parade of Stars Summer Edition route

    The parade will run for five kilometers, with an estimated travel time of an hour and five minutes.

    Per MMDA, around 730 of its personnel are set to be deployed for the upcoming Parade of Stars summer edition. The said number, Artes said, will facilitate the smooth flow of the parade and ensure the safety of the people attending the parade.

    People are expected to line up along Commonwealth Avenue to get a glimpse of the stars of the films participating in the MMFF Summer Edition, riding atop their respective floats.

    There will be eight floats that will join the parade, each one representing the movie in this year’s lineup: Apag; Singlebells; About Us But Not About Us; Kahit Maputi Na Ang Buhok Ko; Unravel: A Swiss Side Love Story; Here Comes The Groom; Yung Libro Sa Napanuod Ko; and Love You Long Time.

    Organized by the MMDA, the MMFF is aimed primarily to promote and enhance the preservation of Philippine cinema.

    Proceeds from the film festival shall go to several beneficiaries in the film industry, including the Movie Workers Welfare Foundation Inc., the Motion Picture and Anti-Film Piracy Council, Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), and Optical Media Board.

    Photos from Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

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