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Philippines celebrates 150th anniversary of Bonifacio Day

bonifacioVarious activities are already lined up and prepped as the nation celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Gat Andres Bonifacio tomorrow, November 30.

Bonifacio is known as the “Father of Philippine Revolution” and founded KKK- Kataastaasan Kagalanggalangang Katipunan ng mga anak ng Bayan.

Gat Andres’ group was known as the Katipuneros and they fought the Spanish regimen.  Bonifacio is considered as the first leader of the country and a national hero.

President Benigno Aquino III will head the celebration in Caloocan City including some members of the administration.

The President will give full military honors the monument of Bonifacio followed by a flag ceremony and wreath laying ceremony.

Meanwhile, Vice President Jojo Binay will spearhead another ceremony at the Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila.

Over at the Tandang Sora Shrine in Quezon City and Fort Bonifacio, Makati City, there are also programs planned for the said occasion.   (with report from Judie Anne Abejero)


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