BATANGAS – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines in coordination with the Provincial Government of Batangas and Municipal Government of Taal will spearhead the 155th birth anniversary of Leon Apacible on 25 October 2016, 9:00 a.m. at the Museo nina Leon at Galicano Apacible, Taal, Batangas.

Wreath-laying and flag-raising rites will be led by Batangas Governor Hermilando I. Mandanas.  He will be joined by NHCP Acting Executive Director Ludovico D. Badoy, Taal Municipal Mayor Fulgencio I. Mercado, Department of Education Division Superintendent Dr. Lolita G. Martin, and Ms. Melanie Anne Cañiza Alcantara, a descendant of Leon Apacible.

Mayor Mercado will welcome the guests and participants during the program while Governor Mandanas will deliver a message.  Ms. Alcantara will give the response.

The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote Philippine history through its museums and publications, and preserve the nation’s historical heritage.