The People Power Revolution commemorates the peaceful revolution in the Philippines in 1986 when then dictator Ferdinand Marcos was ousted by a popular revolt. The celebration this year is the 25th year anniversary of the peaceful revolution and will be from February 17 to 27 with the theme "Tatak Edsa: Pilipino Ako, Ako ang Lakas ng Pagbabago or The Mark of Edsa: I am a Filipino, I am the Strength Behind Change."
According to Philippine Online Chronicles, activities for this years celebration includes a concert of original Filipino music, organized in part by singer-composer and member of the EDSA People Power Commission Ogie Alcasid; a book launch; photo exhibits; the planting of 50,000 trees; a 40-hour vigil in churches across the country starting February 23; and a re-enactment of the ‘Salubong’ when the military and the civilians met at the EDSA strip.
A special boodle fight lunch will also be held at EDSA on the 25th, expected to be attended by 2,500 people, including President Noynoy Aquino. A boodle fight is a military-style way of serving food on a long line of banana leaves, to emphasize camaraderie. People are expected to eat with their hands.