For eight years, couples, barkadas, and families alike have watched and admired Makati’s annual tradition, the Festival of Lights. Once again, the light show will dazzle Makati-goers throughout the Christmas season.
From November 9 until January 7, the Ayala Triangle Gardens will observe the highly anticipated Christmas tradition. The Festival of Lights is signature lights and sound show, expertly choreographed by award-winning director Voltaire de Jesus and Luther Gumia.
More than 1.6-million LED lights will be used for the light shows, mixing brilliance with environmental sustainability. The musical medleys are likewise designed by acclaimed musicians. This year’s tradition will highlight three distinct themes—Pinoy Fiesta by Roy de Valle, Traditional Christmas by Von de Guzman, and Techno by Tris Sunguitan. One medley will be staged every 30 minutes nightly. Each boasts of a different mood, pace, and rhythm, according to the Christmas cheer.
“We want Christmas to be magical for everyone, which is why we have continued with this beautiful Christmas tradition that brings people together and lets them feel the joys of the season,” said Shiella Aguilar, Ayala Land Project Development Head for Makati.
Besides the main Festival of Lights show, the entire city of Makati will be celebrating the Christmas season with more lights and activities throughout the period. Major Makati thoroughfares Ayala Avenue, Paseo de Roxas, and Makati Avenue are decked in over a million Christmas lights done in the patterns of native woven fabrics such as Inabel and Burdado of Luzon, Banig Tikog of Visayas, and T’Boli, Ukil and Yakan of Mindanao.
Circuit Makati will also be host to activities throughout the Christmas season, such as the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on November 17 and the Pop-Up Town Bazaar from November 17 to 19.
Ayala Land is also bringing variants of the lights show to various properties across the country like Vertis North, Nuvali, Bonifacio Global city, Centrio, and Ayala Center Cebu.
The Festival of Lights will run daily at the Ayala Triangle Gardens until January 7, 2018, every half hour from 6pm to 10pm.