The Philippines is one of the incredible country situated in Southeast Asia that is featured for an endless amount of marvelous places to explore in the country. Manila is the Philippine Island’s capital city and while it is one of the country’s second largest city it has contemporary finery, managing to combine its rich cultural history and lots of character. If you want to celebrate the New Year in a grand way, do plan a New Year’s Eve 2018 in Manila. New Year’s Eve is one of the most awaited times of the year for Filipinos, as they love to celebrate the upcoming year praying for happiness and prosperity. Several of the local’s rituals and customs are influenced by Chinese and are not only interesting but enjoyable regardless of your personal beliefs.
Manila celebrates one of the liveliest and fun-filled NYE celebrations across the globe, gathering together to have fun and merry with continuing to follow their rich traditions. The firework events are something you definitely should look forward to in New Year’s Eve 2017 celebrations in Manila. The firecrackers are made by locals, in different sizes and shapes, including noisy strings and rockets of firecrackers and more. The kids love this time of years as well, thrilled by the sounds of the fireworks and vibrant colors.
People beat pans and pots to scare away any lingering or dwelling evil spirits and everyone starts honking their car horns to make as much noise as they possibly can; everyone, visitors and locals alike get in on the fun. While in Manila, you’ll also want to make time to visit Binondo, which is the world’s oldest Chinatown, and a fantastic place to explore. You’ll love the charming Chinese shop houses and authentic cuisine. There’s also a beautiful church in Chinatown that’s an intriguing combination of and Spanish and Chinese Baroque styles showcased in its bell tower. The Edsa Shangri-La hotel has an Isla Ballroom offers a celebration at a lavishing evening with the fantastic music played by popular bands. Discovery Suites typically hold their own special New Year Eve festivities including dancing and music, which has varied from contemporary music played by talented DJ’s too retro and various dance music tracks.
Dusit Thani Manila, is also one of the gem hotel’s in the city always celebrates the New Year bash in a grand way, including a spectacular countdown party and a delicious dinner that usually starts at night around 10:00pm. Popular bands will take part in the celebration playing a combination of the popular old school R&B and latest tunes, Pop rock and more. People come to Manila to party hard and this is even more exciting as it is New Year’s Eve.
There are hundreds of places to celebrate, drink, dance and have fun and make merry, even if you’re on a budgeted tour. Popular Manila nightclubs include Hyve, Palladium, Republic Club, Imperial Ice bar, Time, Haze, Opus, and Prive Luxury Club the list goes on and on.