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KEEP THE EDSA FLAME ALIVE

IN PHOTOS: Edsa People Power Revolution through the years

/ 09:40 AM February 25, 2016

Every February 25, the Philippines celebrates the anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution that toppled a dictator and restored democracy to the country.

To keep the Edsa flame burning, the Inquirer is posting from its archives snapshots of People Power celebrations through the years, from t1986 to the 21st century, for the thousands of Edsa survivors who will never forget and the millions more millennials who should never let fade this part of Philippine history.

All photos are filed with the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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1986

PHILIPPINE EDSA PEOPLE POWER REVOLUTION PHOTO / FEBRUARY 23, 1986 The crowd at Edsa flash the "Laban" sign towards the soldiers on the armored personnel carriers that have been deployed to disperse the protesters protecting rebel troops in Camp Crame. PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER PHOTO

PHILIPPINE EDSA PEOPLE POWER REVOLUTION PHOTO / FEBRUARY 23, 1986 / SAVED IN OCTOBER  22, 2004 / PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER PHOTO

PEOPLE POWER EDSA 1 / FEBRUARY 1986 / SAVED IN PDI ARCHIVE Jubilant Filipino flooded into Malacanang compound to celebrate after President Ferdinand Marcos, who ruled for twenty years as one of the world's most powerful dictators, fled to Hawaii. PDI PHOTO

PHILIPPINE EDSA PEOPLE POWER REVOLUTION PHOTO / FEBRUARY 23, 1986 / SAVED IN OCTOBER  22, 2004 / B&W PHOTO PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER PHOTO

PEOPLE POWER EDSA 1 / FEBRUARY 24 1986 / SAVED IN PDI ARCHIVE An unidentified woman hugs a government soldier who surrendered after a firefight against reformist troops who took over channel 4, a government-run TV station, and cutting off Marcos's televised speech during the 1986 People Power Revolution.  PDI PHOTO / ROGER CARPIO

PEOPLE POWER EDSA 1 / FEBRUARY 1986 / SAVED IN PDI ARCHIVE People celebrate after the EDSA revolution. An estimated one to three million people filled EDSA from Ortigas Avenue all the way to Cubao to support Enrile and Ramos against the Marcos administration. These people were armed only with prayers, rosaries, and statues of Mother Mary.  PDI PHOTO

PEOPLE POWER EDSA 1 / FEBRUARY 1986 / SAVED IN PDI ARCHIVE Unidentified woman puts a flower on a firearm of a soldier as people celebrate after Marcos, who ruled for twenty years as one of the world's most powerful dictators, fled to Hawaii. PDI PHOTO

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EDSA REVOLUTION / FEBRUARY 1986 Catholic nuns and supporters of the EDSA People Power Revolution greet a soldier on board his V-150 armored tank at EDSA. PDI PHOTO/BOY CABRIDO

PEOPLE POWER / FEBRUARY 1986 Crowd at EDSA during the 1986 People Power Revolution. PDI PHOTO/ROGER MARGALLO

PEOPLE POWER / FEBRUARY 1986 Crowd at EDSA People Power Revolution with former defense  secretary Juan Ponce Enrile and Rene Cayetano. PDI PHOTO/ROGER MARGALLO

PEOPLE POWER EDSA 1 / FEBRUARY 1986 / PDI ARCHIVE Defense Secretary Juan Ponce Enrile and General Fidel V. Ramos together with anti-government supporters celebrate at EDSA after President Ferdinand Marcos and family leave the palace then fled to Hawaii during the 1986 People Power Revolution. PDI PHOTO

PEOPLE POWER EDSA 1 / FEBRUARY 1986 / PDI ARCHIVE Government troops prepare for combat with the rebel soldiers during the 1986 People Power Revolution. President Marcos sent Marines, tanks and armored personnel carriers to attack Camp Crame but tens of thousands of civilians surround area to protect the rebel officers. PDI PHOTO

PEOPLE POWER EDSA 1 / FEBRUARY 26, 1986 / PDI ARCHIVE Demonstrators finally enter the Malacanang compound after a successful People Power Revolution that led to the downfall of President Ferdinand Marcos. PDI PHOTO / EDDIE ESGUERRA

PEOPLE POWER EDSA 1 / FEBRUARY 1986 / PDI ARCHIVE Demonstrators who penetrated Malacanang vandalize Imelda Marcos's expensive life-sized painting giving her a broom for a staff during the EDSA People Power Revolution. PDI PHOTO / JOE ARAZAS

1999

Feb 22, 1999 A chopper drops confetti over the People Power Monument during the celebrations of the 13th EDSA People Power Revolution anniversary. VAL HANDUMON

FEBRUARY 22, 1999 Former President Fidel Ramos reenacts his famous jump during the 13th Edsa People Power Revolution anniversary. VAL HANDUMON

2000

February 25, 2000 Fidel Ramos reenacts his now famous "Jump" at the 14th EDSA anniversary. DENNIS SABANGAN

2001

February 25, 2001 President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo with former president Cory Aquino during the flag raising ceremony of the 15th Edsa People Power Revolution anniversary.  ERIK ARAZAS

2002

February 25, 2002 Key personalities during the 1986 Edsa People Power anniversary stand shoulder-to-shoulder during the 16th anniversary celebrations at the People Power Monument.  JOAN BONDOC

2006

FVR IN EDSA 20/20 EXHIBIT / FEBRUARY 22, 2006 Former Pres. Fidel V. Ramos is being interviewed  at the EDSA 20/20, an exhibit of photographs and podcasts commemorating the 20th anniversary of people power located at the Glorietta I at the Ayala Center in Makati. Presient Macapagal-Arroyo and former President Fidel Ramos attended separate events to mark the 20th anniversary of Edsa I this week. PDI PHOTO / JESS YUSON

FVR IN EDSA 20/20 EXHIBIT / FEBRUARY 22, 2006 Former Pres. Fidel V. Ramos  speaks during at the EDSA 20/20, an exhibit of photographs and podcasts commemorating the 20th anniversary of people power located at the Glorietta I at the Ayala Center in Makati. PDI PHOTO / JESS YUSON

2007

21st ANNIVERSARY EDSA PEOPLE POWER/ FEBRUARY 25, 2007 President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is join with former President Fidel Ramos Secretary Ermita and Secretary Romulo during the 21st people power revolution in Edsa, Quezon City INQUIRER PHOTO/ RYAN LIM

21st ANNIVERSARY EDSA PEOPLE POWER/ FEBRUARY 25, 2007 Balloons arranged in the form of a Philippine flag are released during the 21st anniversary celebration of the 1986 People Power Revolution in Quezon City. INQUIRER PHOTO/ RYAN LIM

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