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Singkaban Festival culminates through the memorial of 121st Anniversary of Malolos Congress

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SINGKABAN FEST. Senator Cynthia Villar delivers her message during the opening of the week-long Singkaban Festival in Malolos City, Bulacan on Monday (September 9, 2019). Numerous activities are lined-up as part of the celebration showcase the province’s history, arts, culture, and tourism. (Photo by Manny Balbin)

CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — The weeklong celebration of this year’s Singkaban Festival is set to end through the commemoration of the 121st Anniversary of Malolos Congress on September 15, 2019, 8 am in the same venue where it first happened, at the historical Barasoain Church in this city.

Senator Maria Imelda Josefa “Imee” Marcos together with the top provincial officials headed by Governor Daniel R. Fernando and Vice Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado and thousands of Bulakenyos will memorialize the establishment of the Congress that ratified Philippine Independence through a flag-raising ceremony, oath to the national flag and wreath-laying ceremony at the monument of the first Philippine President, Emilio Aguinaldo.

Fernando recalled the historic event and shared his amazement on how this great province had played such an important role in the history of the Philippines.

“Kung iisipin nating mabuti, napakalaking papel ang ginampanan ng ating lalawigan upang makamit ng ating bansa ang minimithi nitong kalayaan, kaya naman tayong mga Bulakenyo ngayon ay dapat na magpatuloy ng kanilang nasimulan at gawin ang ating parte sa lalong ika-uunlad ng ating bayan,” the governor said.

The weeklong celebration of Singkaban Festival anchored on the theme “Sining at Kalinangang Bulakenyo, Dangal ng Filipino” will start on September 9, 2019 and will end on September 15, 2019.

It is the annual event of the Provincial Government of Bulacan, which showcases the province’s rich, history, culture, tourism and arts. (RONDA Balita Online News)

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ROSETH Eleogo Reyes or RR Eleogo is one of the owners of RONDA Balita. A single mother from Bulakan, Bulacan, and formerly an account officer and columnist of NewsCore, a local newspaper in Bulacan. She also worked in quality control department of Mighty Corporation. A part-time advertising representative of Remate, a national newspaper. She served as Director of Philippine Science Journalists Association Inc. Bulacan Chapter and member of National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP)- Bulacan Chapter. She won recently as Board of Directors of Bulacan Press Club.

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