City of Valencia Celebrates Kalayaan 2015

Kalayaan 2015Pursuant to Memorandum Circular No. 2015-48 of the Department of Interior and Local Government, the whole nation will commemorate the 117th Philippine Independence Day on June 12, 2015 with the theme, “Tagumpay sa Pagbabagong Nasimulan, Abot-Kamay na ng Bayan.” In line with this, the City Government of Valencia through the City Mayor Hon. Azucena P. Huervas will spearhead the program at Plaza Rizal on Friday, June 12, 2015.

At 6:00AM, a motorcade from the City Oval to Plaza Rizal will jumpstart the activity, to be followed by a special flag-raising ceremony, 21-gun salute and wreath-laying rites. The objective of this year’s commemoration is to celebrate our freedom and embrace our heritage and roots.

The celebration will be attended by the employees from the City Government, Barangay Officials, National Agencies, Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations, Civic Society Organizations, Faith-Based Organizations, Non-Government Organizations, and People’s Organizations. The highlight of the celebration is an Oratorical Contest and Search for Best in Costume – Filipiniana and Barong Tagalog.