The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) joins the nation in celebrating the 121st Philippine Independence Day rites at the grounds of Rizal Monument in Luneta Park, Manila on 12 June 2019 with the theme “Kalayaan 2019: Tapang ng Bayan, Malasakit sa Mamamayan”.

The ceremony was graced by Vice President Leni Robredo, together with individuals coming from various government agencies and organizations, to pay homage to the men and women who offered bravery and selflessness for the country. Moreover, simultaneous flag-raising and wreath-laying rites were held in different parts of the country to preserve and promote Philippine history.

As the country marks its 121st Independence Day, let this be a reminder to preserve Philippine history and its significant meaning.