The six-foot diameter ASEAN Landmark Lantern has been installed while the flags of the ten member nations of ASEAN are now hoisted at Divisoria in downtown Cagayan de Oro as part of the city’s participation in the 50th anniversary of ASEAN highlighted by the simultaneous lighting nationwide of the said lantern at around 7:00pm on August 8, 2017.
Shown below are the flags of the member nations at left and the giant lantern at right.
The lantern was designed by Pampanga’s Arvin Quiwa.
There will be shows and presentations which will start at 4:00pm. A stage is already prepared for the events.
If you’re not doing anything in the afternoon of August 8, drop by Divisoria. Also, expect heavy traffic as portions of RN Abejuela and Tirso Neri will be closed to traffic due to the event.