KAWIT, Cavite (DWDD) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte graced the 120th anniversary celebration of the proclamation of Philippine Independence at the Museo ni Emilio Aguinaldo in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 2018.
President Duterte, together with National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Chairperson Dr. Rene Escalante, led the wreath-laying ceremony to commence the celebration. Thereafter, the President proceeded to the historical balcony at the house of Emilio Aguinaldo for the flag-raising ceremony.
This year’s Philippine Independence Day celebration carries the theme, ‘Kalayaan 2018: Pagbabagong Ipinaglaban, Alay sa Masaganang Kinabukasan.’ Other wreath-laying and flag-raising ceremonies were also simultaneously conducted in different areas nationwide. PCOO / RTVM / MCAG