The Festival of Lights kicks off the Christmas season in Makati
Christmas is officially here when the Festival of Lights opens their magnificent Music & Light show at Ayala Triangle Gardens.
Festival of Lights MakatiLast November 9, the Ayala Triangle Gardens observed a much-loved and highly anticipated Christmas tradition when the Festival of Lights officially opened in rainy Makati. The light show is choreographed by award-winning director Voltaire de Jesus and Luther Gumia. More than 1.6 million LED lights were used for the light show, adding brilliance while staying environmentally sustainable. Image c/o Ayala Land The music for the three medleys have distinct themes: Pinoy Fiesta - by Roy Del Valle Traditional Christmas - by Von de Guzman and Techno - by Tris Sunguitan. One medly will be staged every 30 minutes nightly. Each one boasts of a different mood, pace, and rhythm. Watch all three of them and tell us which one is your favorite! Image c/o Ayala Land As the lights flash and change colours to the beat of music, the revelry and joy of Christmas will surely be felt by everyone.
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. Members of the Zobel de Ayala family at the opening of the Festival of Lights 2017 Makati's major roads 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. Gigantic Christmas ornaments lit up in the same native patterns, bringing the holiday cheer even closer to people who roam the city's streets. Arriving early - Makati City Vice Mayor Monique Lagdameo. Officials from Ayala Land, HSBC, SunLife Financial and MasterCard, with members of the Zobel de Ayala family. This year's lights and sound show is presented by Ayala Land, in partnership with MasterCard, HSBC and SunLife Financial.