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‘Paalam at salamat’: Cinema Centenario to close permanently due to pandemic

ABS-CBN News — 07.10.2020

MANILA — Cinema Centenario, the well-loved Quezon City venue, announced Wednesday its closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cinema Centenario first opened its doors in 2017. FILE/Cinema Centenario

The group behind Cinema Centenario, which first opened in 2017, shared the sad news through a Facebook post recounting an elderly couple finding a “home” at the venue on its first week of operations.

“Nagbabago ang panahon at may mga pagkakataong hindi natin inaasahang darating,” it said, referring to the pandemic which has forced shut cinemas and other venues for public gatherings.

A significant factor in the decision was the sustainability of the business, in light of the “new normal” brought about by the global health crisis, the group explained.

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