As one of the most significant dates in the Philippine History, the City Government of Ligao led by Mayor Patricia Gonzalez-Alsua celebrated the 119th Independence day with the theme “Kalayaan 2017: Pagbabagong Sama-Samang Balikatin” on 12 June 2017 at the City Pavilion.

The event kicked-off with an Inter-Faith Prayer, Flag Raising Ceremony and the Floral Offering in honor of our Nation’s Heroes at the Monument of Dr. Jose Rizal at the City Park.

The celebration was graced by Cong. Fernando Gonzalez heading the 3rd Congressional District Office with Former Mayor Linda Gonzalez. Also present were the City Government employees, Sangguniang Panlungsod Officials, Liga ng mga Barangay, national agencies, public and private schools, non-government/people’s organizations, public and private institutions, all commercial enterprises and establishments and denominational and religious organizations.

The symbolic release of balloons was led by the Veterans Federation of the Philippines followed by the parade.