As the Philippines marks the 125th anniversary of its Independence, the excitement in the air is palpable. The 100-day countdown for the 125th Anniversary Independence Day in Kawit has officially begun at the Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite. I was privileged to attend the kickoff event with the Cavite Content Creators.
It’s great that the event brought together a diverse group of Cavite-based content creators passionate about sharing their experiences and perspectives about Cavite and the Philippines. Each of these individuals has a unique style and approach to content creation, which adds to the richness and diversity of the content landscape in the region.
Cavite Bloggers: Renz Simpao of Thinkable Box, Karla Obispo of Travel with Karla, Mark Ivan Liveta of All About Cavite, Bradley Bedruz of Aliventures, Elaine Dogelio of Wild and Sassy Blog, and Lee of I Love Paars
These content creators were invited to participate in the media conference, where they could ask questions related to the 125th anniversary of the Philippine Independence Kawit. As local media representatives, they had the chance to learn more about the event’s significance and the efforts made to commemorate this momentous occasion in Philippine history.
During the media conference, the content creators asked questions. The answers the event organizers and government officials provided gave them a better understanding of this event and its significance to the local community.
The Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine is an important historical site where General Emilio Aguinaldo declared the country’s Independence from Spain on June 12, 1898. It’s a place that symbolizes the struggles and sacrifices of our forefathers, who fought for the country’s freedom.
The kickoff event celebrated our country’s history and culture with fun and exciting activities. The event featured a cultural presentation, a wreath-laying ceremony, a flag-raising ceremony, and a fireworks display.
100-Day Countdown for the 125th Anniversary Independence Day in Kawit
The event started with performances from Banda Kawayan Pilipinas and Bughaw Folkloric Dance Group, setting the festive mood for the celebration. The arrival of the Guest of Honor, Mayor Angelo Emilio G. Aguinaldo of Kawit, Cavite, Dr. Emmanuel F. Calairo, Chairman of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, and Kalihim Amenah F. Pangandaman, Department of Budget and Management, added an air of formality and importance to the occasion.
The Songs for the People and the parade featuring Banda Matanda de San Francisco Malabon, national government agencies’ flags, participating local government units, the Bughaw Folkloric Dance Group, and the national flag. Also, it displayed our country’s unity and diversity, reminding us that we are one nation, despite our differences.
In addition, the 100-day Kickoff of the 125th Anniversary of Philippine Independence and Nationhood 2023-2026 was then launched. Followed by the unveiling of the theme song, Samu’t Saring Iisa, by Kent Charcos.
The piece aims to promote the countdown and to create excitement among Filipinos, reminding us of the significance of this occasion and our role in shaping our country’s future.
Lastly, the Philippine National Anthem was performed by Banda Matanda, formerly known as Banda San Francisco de Malabon.
It’s worth noting that the band played the Marcha Nacional Filipina during the proclamation of Philippine Independence in 1898, making their performance a reminder of our country’s rich history and heritage.
The kickoff event for the 100-day countdown for the 125th anniversary of the Philippine Independence in Kawit, Cavite, was a great start to the countdown. It’s a reminder of the importance of this occasion and a celebration of our country’s history and culture. Let us continue to promote unity and diversity as we work towards a brighter future for our beloved country.
As a content creator, I was excited to document and share this momentous occasion with my followers. I was impressed by the organization and the event planning. Moreover, the organizers did an excellent job of creating a festive and celebratory atmosphere while also honoring the solemnity and importance of the occasion.
The 100-day countdown is a reminder of the significance of the upcoming anniversary, and it’s an opportunity for all Filipinos to reflect on our history and culture. It’s a time to celebrate our achievements as a nation and honor our forefathers’ sacrifices.
As we count down the days to the 125th anniversary of Philippine Independence Day in Kawit, I encourage everyone to participate in the celebrations and immerse themselves in our country’s history and culture. Let’s use this occasion as a reminder of our shared heritage and the strength and resilience of the Filipino people!