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Bulacan, to commemorate the 112th Anniversary of Malolos Congress
Tuesday, 07 September 2010
CITY OF MALOLOS- The monthlong festivities of Singkaban Fiesta in Bulacan will end with the commemoration of the 112th Anniversary of Malolos Congress on September 15, 2010, 7 a.m. at Barasoain Church in this city.

Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado, being at the helm of the commemoration rites, said this years’ program will deepen the awareness of all Bulakenyos regarding the significance of Malolos Congress in the annals of Philippine history.

This event will highlight the re-enactment of the opening of Malolos Congress which transpired on September 15, 1898, that paved way for the ratification of the Malolos Constitution at Barasoain Church, making Bulacan the seat of the first Constitutional Democracy in Asia.

Prior to this, there will be a cultural parade that will be participated in by civic organizations and students with Malolos Central Elementary School as the starting point heading towards the historic Barasoain Church.

The public will also enjoy the exhibit entitled “Kuwento ng Malolos: Noon at Ngayon” featuring artworks of Mr. Rey Salamat, an instructor from Bulacan State University.

Coinciding with the commemoration, the Provincial Tourism Office will open Hapag Bulakenyo, showcasing some favorite culinary and native delicacies of heroes from different periods in our history.

In the evening of the culminating day, Bulakenyo artists, together with famous celebrities in the country who hailed from Bulacan, will gather in front of the Provincial Capitol Building for a cultural concert dubbed as Konsiyertong Bulakenyo.

Finally, to seal the monthlong celebration of the rich and colorful cultural heritage of Bulacan,
a spectacular ten-minute fireworks display will brighten the sky. ###

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