Exploring QC? Check out Fernando Poe Avenue Jr.'s street sign honoring 'Da King' | Inquirer News

Exploring QC? Check out Fernando Poe Avenue Jr.’s street sign honoring ‘Da King’

/ 07:17 PM December 20, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — A street sign has been installed on Fernando Poe Jr. (FPJ) Avenue in Quezon City, completing the tribute for the late actor.

In an Instagram post on Monday, Senator Grace Poe, daughter of FPJ, shared a photo of the signage.

“Ito na ang FPJ Avenue sa QC! Maraming salamat sa pagkilala sa lugar na kinalakihan ni Da King. Lagi kang nasa alaala ng mamamayang Pilipino,” the senator captioned the photo.

Tingnan ang post na ito sa Instagram

Isang post na ibinahagi ni Grace Poe (@sengracepoe)

(This is the FPJ Avenue in QC! Thank you very much for recognizing the place where Da King grew up. You are always in the memories of Filipinos.)

READ: From Roosevelt to FPJ: QC ‘honored’ to have avenue renamed after ‘biggest star of them all’

FPJ was known as “Da King” because he was the exemplary head of the Philippine film industry.
In his 46-year acting career, he appeared as a lead in over 300 action films.

FPJ was declared a national artist by then-President Benigno Aquino III in 2012.

READ: Aquino confirms Arroyo proclamation making FPJ national artist

Roosevelt Avenue was renamed FPJ Avenue after then-President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11608.

READ: Duterte OKs renaming Roosevelt Avenue in QC to Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: Fernando Poe Jr., FPJ

© Copyright 1997-2024 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.