A woman takes a selfie with the SM MOA Grand Mascot Parade inflatables in the background.

PASAY CITY – Allowing Filipinos and tourists here a brief respite from days of dreary weather, the rain paused for just enough time to let them enjoy a mascot parade and fireworks display in celebration of the New Year.

Attracting at least 400,000 in foot traffic on New Year's Day and with more than a hundred participating characters, this year's festive mascot parade at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) can rightfully be called the grandest and most magical, organizers said.

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