red- represents the Filipino's patriotism and valor
blue- peace, truth & justice
White-liberty, equality & fraternity
yellow-The sun and the stars: eight-rayed sun symbolizes the first eight provinces (Manila, Cavite, Batangas, Bulacan, Laguna, Pampanga, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija) that revolted against the Spanish colonial government. The three five-pointed stars represent the three main island groups: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.