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Clark Expo (formerly, Expo Pilipino) was the
Philippine National Centennial Exposition and centerpiece of the commemoration of the
100th anniversary of the declaration of Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898. The 60-hectare heritage and entertainment
park in Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City is a celebration of the Filipino history,
culture, and achievements in the past century and aspirations for the third millennium. The site was a project of the National Centennial
Commission (NCC) and the Philippine Centennial Exposition Corporation.==Description==
It has a 35,000-seat amphitheater. In addition, the site is also the new home
for the 45-acre (180,000 m2) Nayong Pilipino complex, an open-air museum featuring miniature
attractions of the Philippines and its culture.In early 2010, the site was relaunched as Clark
Education City by the Australian International Training and Management group (AITMG). Initial construction of the campus cost AU$6-million,
with a capacity of 15,000 students. The institution delivers a range of vocational
courses accredited by the Australian Government, English language, and customised training. The facility now operates as Site Skills Training
– [1].==Budget==
The construction of Expo Filipino entailed a total budget of ₱3.5 billion (US$ 63.64
million). Then-President Fidel V. Ramos directed three
state-run financial institutions—Social Security System (SSS), Government Service
Insurance System (GSIS), and Land Bank of the Philippines—to lend a total of ₱1.4-billion
(US$25.45-million) to the joint venture.==Issues==
The project was criticised for the excessive amounts of money that went to its construction. Particular targets of criticism were: a “Freedom
Ring” (>₱1.2-billion); a parking lot (₱111-million); an entry zone (₱118-million); display villages
(₱290-million); and an artificial river (₱76-million) that had bridges spanning
it (total ₱32-million).Expo Filipino closed down in 1999 under President Joseph Estrada,
after sustaining heavy losses.==Reopening==
After having been mothballed for more than five years, the site reopened as Clark Expo
on December 8, 2005, to host trade exhibits and cultural presentations headed by the Clark
Development Corporation (CDC). The park’s reopening featured concerts, world-class
furniture exhibits, carnival rides, and major concerts. CDC president Antonio Ng said the opening
of the Expo Pilipino was realised due to the directive and full support of President Gloria
Macapagal-Arroyo in boosting tourism and investment activities inside the Clark Special Economic
Zone, with her Administrative Order (AO) No. 63 issued on February 17, 2003, directing
the transfer of certain assets and liabilities of the National Development Company (NDC)
in First Clark Centennial Corporation (FCCC) to CDC.In connection with the reopening of
the park was the Clark National Duathlon Championships on December 19, and the holding of the annual
district assembly of some 10,000 members of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Pampanga and Tarlac
on December 23-25. CDC spent some ₱2.5-million for the rehabilitation
of the on-site replica of Barasoain Church, an amphitheatre, trade halls, and convention
centres.==Scheduled events=====Expo Pilipino in Metro Manila as Expo
Pilipino Millennium===In 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte named Entertainment
City will be named after this exposition in 1998 for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary
of the declaration of Independence of the Philippines on June 12, 1898 to become Expo
Pilipino Entertainment City within Manila Bay Freeport Zone, Reclamation area along
Roxas Boulevard and Macapagal Boulevard in the city of Parañaque. From December 2021 to August 2022, the Expo
Pilipino Millennium will be held at the following venues:
Venues: Manila Bay Freeport Zone
Parañaque Entertainment City City of Dreams Manila
Okada Manila Solaire Resort & CasinoPasay
SM Mall of Asia Complex SM Mall of Asia
SM Mall of Asia Arena SMX Convention CenterCCP Complex Aliw Theater
Coconut Palace Manila Film Center
Philippine International Convention Center Star City
Tanghalang Pambansa Tanghalang Francisco Balagtas
World Trade Center Metro Manila===Upcoming events===From December 2021 to August 2022, it will
revive as Expo Pilipino Millennium as a grand showcase will be located in Metro Manila will
be held at the Entertainment City within Manila Bay Freeport Zone in Parañaque. On June 12, 2022, the Expo Pilipino Millennium
will be led by President Rodrigo Duterte, Cabinet members including DOT Secretary Bernadette
Romulo-Puyat, MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim, Metro Manila Mayors, PNP-NCRPO personnel and MMDA
personnel to safe the security and the song Mabuhay Ka from the Philippine Centennial
theme song was composed by Dante M. Beriong will be performed and revived by Yeng Constantino
will have a bonding with her fans in Metro Manila at over 13 million, after 24 years
of the commemoration of the Centennial of the declaration of Independence of the Philippines
that was on June 12, 1998. In order to revive the Philippine independence
theme in 2022 “Kalayaan: Kayamanan ng Pilipino” from the theme for the Centennial Celebration
of the Independence of the Philippines in 1998 called “Kalayaan: Kayamanan ng Bayan”
will be used. On January 25, 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte
announced to name the mixed-use development Entertainment City and on March 22, 2017,
the renaming to Expo Pilipino Entertainment City would be ratified after this exposition
in 1998 for the Centennial celebration of the independence of the Philippines. On February 6, 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte
will sign into law through the Republic Act No. 11059 and rename to Expo Pilipino Entertainment
City after the opening of the newly inaugurated Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange was
inaugurated on November 5, 2018 and the on-going construction of the LRT-1 South Extension
Project will be extended up to Cavite then with the opening of NayonLanding and Bayshore
Residential Resort in 2021 for the forthcoming Expo Pilipino Millennium in 2022 will be held
at the Manila Bay Freeport Zone from the revival of Expo Pilipino in 1998. Expo Pilipino Millennium will be held at the
Entertainment City, SM Mall of Asia Complex and CCP Complex within Manila Bay Freeport
Zone, Baywalk along Roxas Boulevard, Rizal Park, Quirino Grandstand, Fort Santiago and
Quezon Memorial Circle with live telecast on ASAP will be televised by ABS-CBN and will
be held at the Ayala Center, Ayala Triangle Gardens within Makati Central Business District
Manila Financial Zone – Makati, EDSA Shrine within Ortigas Center Manila Financial Zone
– Ortigas, The Fort within Bonifacio Global City Manila Financial Zone – Fort Bonifacio,
Newport City, Resorts World Manila within Manila Freeport Zone and Eastwood City with
live telecast on Sunday PinaSaya will be televised by GMA Network on June 12, 2022.===Number of tourists visiting in Metro Manila
===Over 3 million local visitors from different
16 cities and 1 town of the National Capital Region. Over 3 million local visitors from different
regions and over 6 million to 12 million foreign visitors from other countries such as China,
Hong Kong, Macau, United States, United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, France, Australia, Germany,
Canada, Singapore, Italy, Russia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, India,
New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Brazil will visit to the Philippines to
explore too many tourist attractions in Metro Manila for the forthcoming event Expo Pilipino
Millennium at the Entertainment City within Manila Bay Freeport Zone – Bay City in Parañaque
City and the other one at SM Mall of Asia Complex and CCP Complex within Manila Bay
Freeport Zone in Pasay City, Baywalk, Luneta, Quirino Grandstand, Manila Ocean Park and
Fort Santiago in the city of Manila, and other tourists at the Quezon Memorial Circle in
Quezon City, Ayala Triangle Gardens and Ayala Center in Makati City, EDSA Shrine in Quezon
City, The Fort between Makati and Taguig, Newport City in Pasay City and Eastwood City
in Quezon City on June 12, 2022 according to the DOT and MMDA. Exploring tourist attractions maintained by
the Department of Tourism and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority.===Number of viewers in households===
More than 10 million viewers at all homes in residential centers/households in Metro
Manila and suburban areas (Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Batangas, Bulacan and Pampanga including
Angeles) called Greater Manila Area with a total of 31.8 million viewers while residents
will remain in all residential centers to watch the much awaited Expo Pilipino Millennium
will be televised by the following television networks on June 12, 2022: ABS-CBN
GMA 5
RPN/CNN PhilippinesLive telecast on the following on the Flag day from June 6-11, 2022: ABS-CBN
It’s Showtime GMA
Eat Bulaga!Live special coverage on the following on June 12, 2022: ABS-CBN & S+A
Expo Pilipino Millennium: The ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs Special Coverage
DZMM TeleRadyo Expo Pilipino Millennium: The DZMM Special
Coverage ANC
Expo Pilipino Millennium 2022 on ANC GMA & GMA News TV
Expo Pilipino Millennium: The GMA News and Public Affairs Special Coverage
5 Expo Pilipino Millennium on 5
RPN/CNN Philippines Expo Pilipino Millennium on CNN PhilippinesLive
telecast on the following on June 12, 2022: ABS-CBN
ASAP GMA
Sunday PinaSaya==Sponsors=====Media partners===
The Expo Pilipino Millennium will be held at the Entertainment City within Manila Bay
Freeport Zone from December 2021 to August 2022 sponsored by the following media print,
radio and television networks:===Media print===
BusinessMirror BusinessWorld
Malaya Manila Bulletin
The Manila Times Philippine Daily Inquirer
The Philippine Star===Radio===
DZMM Radyo Patrol 630 Super Radyo DZBB 594
DZRH under Manila Broadcasting Company M.O.R. 101.9
Barangay LS 97.1 93.9 iFM
97.9 Home Radio 90.7 Love Radio under Manila Broadcasting
Company 96.3 Easy Rock under Manila Broadcasting Company
Yes The Best 101.1 under Manila Broadcasting Company
Energy FM 106.7 91.5 Win Radio===Television===
ABS-CBN GMA Network
The 5 Network CNN Philippines under Radio Philippines Network
(RPN) and Nine Media CorporationThe Expo Pilipino Millennium will be sponsored by the following
stakeholders:===Stakeholders===
Department of Tourism (DOT) Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
(MMDA)===Other stakeholders===
Cultural Center of the Philippines Duty Free Philippines Corporation
Intramuros Administration National Parks Development Committee
Nayong Pilipino Foundation Inc. Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation
Philippine Retirement Authority Philippine Travel Agencies Association
Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority
Tourism Promotions Board===Tourism Offices in Metro Manila===
Manila – Manila City Tourism Office through Manila City Hall
Quezon City – Quezon City Tourism Office through Quezon City Hall
Caloocan – Caloocan City Tourism Office through Caloocan City Hall
Las Piñas – Las Piñas City Tourism Office through Las Piñas City Hall
Makati – Makati City Tourism Office through Makati City Hall
Malabon – Malabon City Tourism Office through Malabon City Hall
Mandaluyong – Mandaluyong City Tourism Office through Mandaluyong City Hall
Marikina – Marikina City Tourism Office through Marikina City Hall
Muntinlupa – Muntinlupa City Tourism Office through Muntinlupa City Hall
Navotas – Navotas City Tourism Office through Navotas City Hall
Parañaque – Parañaque City Tourism Office through Parañaque City Hall
Pasay – Pasay City Tourism Office through Pasay City Hall
Pasig – Pasig City Tourism Office through Pasig City Hall
Pateros – Pateros Municipal Tourism Office through Pateros Municipal Hall
San Juan – San Juan City Tourism Office through San Juan City Hall
Taguig – Taguig City Tourism Office through Taguig City Hall
Valenzuela – Valenzuela City Tourism Office through Valenzuela City Hall===Major sponsors===
The Expo Pilipino Millennium will be sponsored by the following publishers and products: HYDN Publishing Inc. Political Map of Metro Manila
Asiatype Publications Accu-map
Metro Manila Citiatlas A1 Metro Manila Citiatlas A2
Metro Manila M1 United Tourist Promotions
EZ Maps EZ Map: Metro Manila
EZ Map: Metro Manila Street Guide Nexlight Publishing
Political Map of Metro ManilaThe Expo Pilipino Millennium will be sponsored by the following
companies: SM Prime Holdings
SM Development Corporation SM Investments Corporation
SM Supermalls JG Summit Holdings
Robinsons Land Development Corporation Robinsons Malls
Ayala Corporation Ayala Land
Ayala Malls Megaworld Corporation
Empire East Holdings Megaworld Lifestyle Malls
Filinvest Filinvest Land Inc. Vista Land & Lifescapes
DMCI Holdings Metro Pacific Investments Corporation
San Miguel Corporation Lopez Group of Companies
Unilever Philippines Bank of the Philippine Islands
Banco de Oro Manila Electric Company
PLDT Globe Telecom
Bayan Telecommunications Maynilad Water Services
Manila Water Jollibee
Chowking Greenwich Pizza
Red Ribbon Bakeshop National Book Store==References====External links==
Clark Special Economic Zone WOW Philippines – Pampanga
[2] Clark Education City

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