Philippines Independence Day - Araw ng Kasarinlan o Araw ng Kalayaan in Tagalog Philippine language. Day of Freedom is an annual national holiday observed on 12th June. Commemorating the Philippine Declaration of Independence from Spain on June 12, 1898 at Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit Cavite. It is the country national day. The first anniversary celebrated at Pamintuan Mansion in Culiat now Angeles City in Pampanga. Today, Pres. Benigno Aquino III celebrated it in Barasoin Church in Malolos City, Bulacan as known seat of the Philippine Republic. Other leaders in Cavite and other parts of Metro Manila, provinces and among Filipino communities around the world. In Pampanga held at Angeles City at Pamintuan Mansion. It's 114th Anniversary. Kapuso Artists in New York City for the 2012 Independence Day Celebration like Rachelle Ann Go, Aljur Abrenica and Dingdong Dantes.
Last year celebration in NYC.
Philippine Independence Celebration 2012 in New York City
Philippine Centennial celebrated in 1998 in various parts of the Philippines. Philippine Basketball Team - RP Centennial Team which salvaged a bronze medal in Asian Games in Thailand. And lots of heroes in RP like sports heroes, overseas workers or OFW, arts, film makers, teachers, soldiers, artists, some political leaders and many others and their category. Manny Pacman Pacquiao is the most notable. If we do good in favor of our country we are heroes. If we are bad in society we're the villains in this nation, a burden or a stumbling block of our country's success. If we do right we feel good.