A man plays a game of chess with a lady at the Perpetual Night Party in Manila on February 17, 2019.
(Photo by: JASON MCCOY/AFP/Getty Images) The Philippines will host an annual perpetually night party on February 18.
This is not the first time the country has hosted such a party.
The country has a long tradition of perpetuating night with fireworks and other special celebrations.
Perpetually Night Party will be held on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines, according to the organizers.
It will begin with fireworks on February 13, and last for eight days.
The event is set to run from February 15 to February 18, 2019 at the Palawan National Observatory.
The Palawan Observatory is located in the Philippine island of Palawan.
The observatory has been operating since 1972, according the Philippine Institute of Astronomy.
Persecuted in the 1970s, the Palawans have been celebrating night for centuries.
The Philippines is known for its nightlife, which has grown significantly in recent years.
The island of Manila has the world’s longest uninterrupted night sky.
The sky has an annual dark sky period of over 100 days, according The Sky Watch.
A total of 22.3 million stars are visible in the night sky every year.