Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Philippines 111th Independence Day!

I want to thank Cecile of Kitchen...the Heart of our Home for passing this Operation 111, to commemorate the Philippine Independence Day.

"The Philippine Declaration of Independence occurred on June 12, 1898 in the Philippines, where Filipino revolutionary forces under General Emilio Aguinaldo (later to become the Philippines' first Republican President) proclaimed the sovereignty and independence of the Philippine Islands from the colonial rule of Spain after the latter was defeated at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. The declaration, in the form of a proclamation, in the presence of a huge crowd, was done on June 12, 1898 at the ancestral home of General Emilio Aguinaldo between four and five in the afternoon in Cavite el Viejo (now Kawit), Cavite, some 30 kilometers South of Manila. The event saw the unfurling of the National Flag of the Philippines, made in Hong Kong by Mrs. Marcela Agoncillo, Lorenza Agoncillo and Delfina Herboza, and the performance of the Marcha Filipina Magdalo, as the Nation's National Anthem, now known as Lupang Hinirang, which was composed by Julian Felipe and played by the San Francisco de Malabon Marching band."

Rules for this Operation 111 meme
~Copy the quotes provided above stating the history of the proclamation of Philippine Independence Day
~Must be a Filipino
~Tag as many Pinoy Bloggers you know
~You can also Check the Complete Posting Coverage HERE or here

Now, I'm tagging all my proud pinoy friends in my blogroll, grab it mga kababayan.

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inday_adin said...

Hey! Happy Independence day too kabayan! :) I remembered sa pinas pa our town would always have some activities during the Independence day. Nice one!

Cecile said...

Shy, salamat sa pag post kaning tag :-); ugma na ang celebration sa Pinas :-).

Jacris said...

Hi sis,thanks for the visit anyways I love the theme for Independence day!!Proud to be Filipino I will Grab this meme later.God bless and stay healthy.I have an award-tag for you

Clarissa said...

Happy Independence Day,kabayan!!Sana lumaya na rin ako lol!!\(^0^)/

Chris said...

happy independence day!

momgen said...

I will take this meme too....

Dhemz said...

agoy independece day man diay sa atong yutang natawhan tsang...naghanda baka diha? wahaha...joke!

kumusta namang akong gwafa nga tsang...sakit ba imo butlo diha? hehehe...joke...:)

Namissed nako ang pag labay kagahapon dire tsang..pastilan busy ko ug general cleaning woi..tapos laundry pa dayon...lisod lagi ning talaag ta kay daghan ma pending nga trabaho...:)

Sayo pod ko na tog last night kay change na nako akong lazy routine..sayo nako matog..tapos sayo pod ko mata para jogging....need to take my jogging career seriously....lisod lagi ning gadako atong bilbil..conscious...hahaha!

Unsa man imong buhat diha tsang? unsa sud-an nato diha? nag corned beef lang mi ni Akesha...hurot napod among bugas...wala ta palit ani kay waman kita woi..mingaw man...hehee!

sige kay maningkamot pako ug blog diha...:)

Seiko said...

Tama ka dyan Mommy at para sa araw ng ating kalayaan,mabuhay!!!
Salamat sa bisita :D.Ingat at magandang umaga sa yo kabayan!:D

Andrea said...

Happy Independence Day!

Empty Streets said...

Happy Independence day :) xoxo

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