Former President Fidel V. Ramos will lead the flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at the EDSA People Power Monument, Quezon City on 25 February  2018, 9:00 a.m. in commemoration of the 32nd anniversary of the 1986 People Power Revolution with the theme “EDSA 2018:  Effecting Change Towards Strengthened Democracy.”

This year’s commemorative program is led by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), in coordination with the EDSA People Power Commission (EPPC), Spirit of EDSA Foundation (SOEF) and other national and local government agencies.

NHCP Chairman Rene R. Escalante, Acting Executive Director Ludovico D. Badoy, AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero will join Former President Fidel V. Ramos in the conduct of the program.  Representatives from civil society and various religious sectors will also join in the celebration.

Highlights of the program will be the “Salubungan” of the military and civilian sector; conferment of the People’s Power Heroes Award to Former President Ramos; EDSA People Power Commission Award to CPT Michael B. Asistores of the Philippine Army, and PO3 Christopher Lalan; and the Spirit of EDSA Foundation and Good Citizenship Award to Mr. Melvin Gaa.

By virtue of Executive Order No. 47 s. 2017, the People Power Monument will be turned over by the Spirit of EDSA Foundation to the NHCP.

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