The province of Cavite celebrates the historic declaration of the
nation’s liberty from the Spanish colonization during the 123rd
Philippine Independence Day with the theme “Kalayaan 2021: Diwa ng
Kalayaan sa Pagkakaisa at Paghilom ng Bayan” on June 12, 2021 at the
Museo ni Emilio Aguilnaldo in Kawit.
The traditional flag-raising program was graced by NHCP Commissioner
Emmanuel F. Calairo, Cavite Governor representative Board Member Romel
Enriquez, Kawit Mayor Angelo Emilio G. Aguinaldo, PNP IV-A Regional
Director for Administration Ysmael Salonga Yu, Cavite PNP Director
Marlon Santos, and PN Naval Sea Systems Command Chief of Staff Santiago
P. Pacis, Jr.
The prayer led by Rev. Fr. Rainier Dumaop and laying of wreath from
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the tomb of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo added
solemnity to the program.
Meanwhile, the Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs participated in
the launching of the book “Dinamismong Pampulitika: Kontrobersya at
Alitan nina Heneral Emilio F. Aguinaldo at Manuel L. Quezon sa Halalang
Pampanguluhang 1935” authored by Mr. Roderick Cruzat Javar.
Aside from the celebration in Kawit, simultaneous flag raising
ceremonies were also held in all cities and municipalities in the
province. — (PTCAO)