City of Manila – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), in coordination with the City of Manila and other national and local government agencies will conduct a simple program commemorating the 122nd anniversary of the First Shot of Philippine-American War on 4 February 2021, 8:00 a.m., at Sociego St. cor. Silencio St., Sampaloc, Manila.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will conduct the ceremonial singing of the National Anthem and the wreath-laying activity. The program will be led by Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) Administrator Ernesto G. Carolina, ACT Teachers Party List Congresswoman France L. Castro, National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Executive Director Restituto L. Aguilar, former representative Antonio Tinio, and Barangay 586 Chairman Danilo B. Tibay.
The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote and preserve Philippine historical heritage through research and publication, conservation, marking of historic sites and structures, and administration of national shrines and museums.