Like Saipan, the Tinian Mayor’s Office will host a virtual celebration of Liberation Day, including a parade, this Saturday, July 4. The commemoration will be livestreamed via Facebook.
The event will take place at the Antonio M. Borja Amphitheater starting at noon and will last until 10pm, with a drive-thru set-up. The parade will be participated in by the Department of Fire and Emergency Management Services, Department of Public Safety, Commonwealth Ports Authority, Tinian Class of 2020, elected leaders, including Tinian Mayor Edwin Aldan, and various community organizations.
“The community is encouraged to follow the Centers for Disease Control guidelines as well as our safety measures for vehicle spacing. If participating in the drive-in/drive-thru, we also would like to push for face mask and hand sanitizer use,” said project director Eric Reyes.
There will be designated slots at the drive-thru that is 10 feet apart. In addition, the community is also given the opportunity to watch the event live from the Office of the Mayor of Tinian and Aguiguan Facebook on their smartphones in the comfort of their homes.
“…We would like to encourage our community to come out and enjoy this Fourth of July Liberation Day celebration, or join the virtual live viewing on the Office of the Mayor of Tinian and Aguiguan Facebook page. For one day, we should free our minds from the hardships we face and lift our spirits,” a statement from organizers read. (Chevy Alipio)