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Bulacan, to commemorate its 433rd founding anniversary
Friday, 12 August 2011
CITY OF MALOLOS- Bulakeños will once again gather to commemorate the 433rd founding anniversary of Bulacan come August 15, 2011 at 7:00 in the morning at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium, this city.

The Provincial Government will lead the commemoration of the foundation day with a holy mass followed by a program to celebrate the rich cultural and historical heritage of the province.

Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado, Vice Gov. Daniel Fernando and the members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan will lead in the offering of flowers to Gen. Gregorio del Pilar’s monument, as well as the unveiling of activities for the weeklong celebration of Singkaban Fiesta.

Alvarado encourages all the Bulakeños to participate and join in the colorful celebration of the coming festivity.

Senate President Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile is expected to grace the event as the guest of honor along with Dr. Ma. Serena I. Diokno, president of the National Historical Institute of the Philippines.

The said date was declared as a non-working holiday in Bulacan based on the New Provincial Administration Code of Bulacan, Chapter II, Section 14, Foundation Day and Section 27, The Provincial Legal Holidays.

According to the research conducted by the Center for Bulacan Studies, Bulacan was established as a province on Aug. 15, 1578 ###

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