Pop star Karylle and CBS 2 host Hazel Sanchez wore beautiful ternos as the Philippine community celebrated Independence Day with a parade and a program last 5 June 2011, Sunday on Madison Avenue in New York City, New York. Karylle wore a black and white modern terno by Joey Samson while Hazel Sanchez wore a light gold terno with gold and copper sequins and ruffles.
Other stars who joined Karylle in entertaining the crowd were jazz artist Annie Brazil, Rachel Anne Wolfe and fellow ABS-CBN and TFC star, Jericho Rosales. Tribu Pan-ay, the cultural dance group which won at the last Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo also made a special appearance. Prominent personalities present during the celebration were Philippine Vice-President Jejomar Binay, Consul-General Mario de Leon and Ambassador Jose Cuisia.
The Philippine Independence Day Parade was hosted by the Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI).