Former Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador S. Panelo will keynote the 124th Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Bacolod City Public Plaza on Sunday, Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia said yesterday.
This year’s event will center on the theme, “Kalayaan 2022: Pagsunong sa Hamon ng Bagong Bukas (Rise Towards the Challenge of a New Beginning)”.
Panelo, Leonardia and Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran will lead city officials and guests during the entrance of colors, followed by the flag-raising ceremony and the traditional wreath-laying at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier.
Leonardia is also set to deliver his Independence Day message as a highlight of the program.*