NHCP: National Flag Days from May 28 – June 12

 NHCP: National Flag Day

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MANILA, Philippines — The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), along with other agencies encouraged the public on Thursday to join the nationwide simultaneous flag ceremony on May 28.

The simultaneous flag ceremony will be done in celebration of National Flag Days, which will be until June 12, or Independence Day.

The NHCP  will hold be at a flag ceremony at the Rizal Park in May 28, 8:00 am.

Meanwhile, other establishments were also urged to hold their respective flag ceremonies.

“Inaanyayahan din ang iba’t ibang paaralan, opisina, at establisimiyento na makisabay sa Alapan at Luneta sa sabayang pagtataas ng Pambansang Watawat at pag-awit ng Pambansang Awit,” the NHCP said.

(Schools, offices, and other establishments are also urged to hold their flag ceremonies.)

The beginning of the Flag Days is celebrated at May 28 as it was the day when the Philippine flag was raised after the victorious Battle of Alapan in Cavite on 1898.