The giant Christmas Tree decorated with beautiful Christmas decors and extravagant lighting finally unveiled in the heart of Araneta Center in Quezon City.
The dazzling structure is an iconic symbol of Christmas in the Philippines and its annual lighting ceremony signals the start of the holiday season. It stands 100 feet and is decorated with amazing Christmas decorations.
It’s an annual tradition that shoppers and residents in the area look forward to because it signals the start of the season. It’s a colorful reminder of the love, joy, and hope that the season brings. For Araneta Center, we want to make it better than last year so we constantly challenge ourselves to make this annual tradition more joyous, festive and entertaining than the last,” says Jorge Araneta, president and CEO of the Araneta Group.
The sparkling event was joined by members of the press, famous personalities and celebrities together with the crowd who are excited to witness the Araneta Center Christmas Tree.
During the event, some of today’s Kapamilya stars joined the lighting of the Araneta Center Christmas Tree including Korina Sanchez, Vice Ganda, Sarah Lahbati, Negi, Joshua Garcia, Loisa Andalio, Daryl Ong, Jason Fernandez, Lyca Gairanod, G-Force, among others. It was hosted by John Prats and DJ ChaCha.
Celebrating the Christmas spirit of giving and sharing, the Araneta Center also hosted a gift-giving activity for the children of Child Haus, a temporary shelter for underprivileged parents and their children who are undergoing medical treatment in Manila.
Following the symbolic light of the iconic Araneta Center Christmas Tree will be tons of holiday-themed events at various venues inside the Araneta Center. The lineup includes the annual Belen Lighting at Farmers Market on November 12, Mall Christmas Lighting at Gateway Mall on November 15, New Frontier Plaza on November 21 and Ali Mall on November 22; Christmas Caroling at the three malls starting on December 2; and the Santa Meet and Greet every weekend of December 2; and the Santa Meet and Greet every weekend of December.
The Araneta Center will host many fun-filled events on Christmastime, including Disney On Ice Magical Ice Festival at the Big Dome and the Parolan bazaar at the Farmers Market.
With plenty of Christmas and holiday offerings to enjoy, the Araneta Center is must visit the place to go with your loved ones this festive season!
For more information on its Christmas activities, log on to www.aranetacenter.net or follow the official Araneta Center Facebook page www.facebook.com/AranetaCenter.