Today, the proclamation of Philippine Independence is celebrated on June 12—but before 1962, it was celebrated on July 4.
In commemoration of the first unfurling of the Philippine flag in battle, the National Flag Days are celebrated from May 28 to June 12 to honor the national emblem that stood for the nation’s struggle for independence.
Today is the anniversary of our National Anthem, which was played for the first time in public, in 1896.
Reputed pastry maker Juan Padilla and cook Emilio Gonzales prepared and served “high-style” courses at par with the finest European banquet, for the delegates of the Malolos Congress.
The Philippine revolution was accompanied by music: hymns and marches that express love for the motherland.