Bonifacio National Monument, Caloocan City
30 November 2013
President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the celebration of Gat Andres Bonifacio’s 150th birth anniversary, carrying the theme “Bonifacio: Dangal at Kabayanihan”, at his national monument in Caloocan City.
Spearheaded by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), the event will commemorate the heroism of Andres Bonifacio through various activities beginning with the simultaneous flag-raising and wreath laying ceremonies in different Bonifacio historical sites nationwide to be led by President Aquino.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) together with the Philippine Post Office will also presernt a commemorative coin and stamp to the President.
Other activities include a dance and band concert to be hosted later on by the local government of Caloocan City.
The event will be attended by different government officials and employees, diplomatic corps, veterans, officials of cultural agencies, teachers, students and invited guests including Bonifacio’s surviving relatives.
* * *