Netizens have created their own “hugot lines” regarding the celebration of Araw ng Kalayaan and they expressed it on Twitter.
The Philippines is celebrating the 120th anniversary of Independence Day or Araw ng Kalayaan this June 12.
Netizens took part on this celebration by posting their thoughts about it. Some expressed their patriotism while there are those who commented with political color.
However, there are some netizens who took the matter lightly. These social media users have created their own “hugot lines” regarding the Araw ng Kalayaan.
Here are some tweets about Independence Day with the sentiments of “hugoteros” and “hugoteras”.
As “kalayaan” means being free from something or someone, there were netizens who associated it with letting go and moving on.
araw ng kalayaan, malaya kana.
— ?الآنسة (@francelqt) June 12, 2018
Araw ng Kalayaan, Ang araw din kung kailan malaya ka na sa piling niya.
— EloisaMae (@eloiisLove) June 12, 2018
Furthermore, there were netizens who used the word “kalayaan” to the things they want to do and they can’t do.
Araw ng kalayaan pero hindi sa schoolworks hehehehehe
— arjay icko (@arjayhermano) June 12, 2018
Araw ng kalayaan ngayon so pwede ako gumala kahit san HAHAHAHA CHAR
— bębáng?? (@angelikaapril_) June 12, 2018
Uy Ma, araw ng kalayaan ngayon. Payagan nyo na ko mamaya hahaha
— mariz (@reinreinmariz) June 12, 2018
There were also other sentiments from ‘hugoteros’ and ‘hugoteras’ about relationship.
Shems. Anraw ng Kalayaan pala ngayon! Ba't parang nakakulong pa rin ako sa isang relasyong ako lang ang nakaalam.
— Patsencia ?? (@potatowithfries) June 12, 2018
"araw ng kalayaan, pero di kita papakawalan"
what a concept?;!;?!!
— Vanellope (@reizlynshaneee) June 12, 2018
Hindi porket araw ng kalayaan papalayain kita, gago ka ba?
— Húbèrt ? (@snapzxc_) June 12, 2018
On a more serious note, there were netizens who expressed their thoughts regarding the concept of independence with regards to the situation of the country now.
— Rhea Catada (@RheaCatada) June 12, 2018
Maligayang Araw ng Kalayaan Pilipinas! Nawa'y maging malaya rin tayo sa lahat ng isyu ng ating bansa!
— Mignon Martinez (@mignonblythee) June 12, 2018
On the official site of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), this is stated regarding the Independence Day of the Philippines:
Section 1 of Republic Act No. 4166, entitled, “An Act Changing the Date of Philippine Independence Day from July Four to June Twelve, and Declaring July Four as Philippine Republic Day, Further Amending for the Purpose Section Twenty-Nine of the Revised Administrative Code “, the 12th day of June as the Philippine Independence Day, and all the citizens of the Philippines are enjoined to observe such day with rites befitting Independence Day.