2015 Independence Day Celebration

Manila, Philippines – The Laguna Lake Development Authority joins the celebration of the 117th Proclamation of Philippine Independence with the theme, “Kalayaan 2015: Tagumpay sa Pagbabagong Nasimulan, Abot-Kamay na ng Bayan” held at the Rizal Park, Luneta, Manila across Quirino Grandstand on June 12, 2015.

The celebration kicked-off on June 11, 2015 with an exhibit dubbed as “Mga Pampamahalaang Programa at Serbisyo.” The two-day exhibit of government services, spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), was participated by various government agencies such as Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF), Department of Education (DepEd), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and many more that showcased their programs and services to the public.

On June 12, simultaneous flag raising and wreath laying rites was conducted at exactly 8:00 AM in different historic places in the Philippines including Luneta Park. The flag raising and wreath laying rites was led by Vice-President Jejomar Binay as the Guest of Honor and former President and Metro Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Ejercito Estrada, in front of Rizal Monument.