79th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARAW NG KAGITINGAN
CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES
(As of 6 April 2021)

EVENT

DATE AND TIME

IMPLEMENTING AGENCY

1.     Kagitingan: The PVAO Historical Webinar Series 26 February (launch date) PVAO, NHCP, Philippine Veterans Bank, Mt. Samat FTEZ
2.     “Webinar at Patimpalak sa Pagsulat ng Maikling Kwento” 23 – 25 March Provincial Government of Bataan
3.     Bataan History Spoken Narrative Video Competition 30 March Provincial Government of Bataan
4.     Veterans Week

A.    Sunrise Wreath-Laying Ceremony

B.    A Tribute to All Filipinos

C.    Paggunita sa Capas

D.    Sunset Ceremony

5 – 11 April

8:00 a.m. (5 April)

9:00 a.m. (7 April)

9:00 a.m. (10 April)

5:00 p.m. (11 April)

Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO)
5.     Patimpalak sa Paggawa ng Cartoon 5 April
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Provincial Government of Bataan
6.     Patimpalak sa Paggawa ng Animated Cartoon 6 April
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Provincial Government of Bataan
7.     Birtwal na Quiz Bee

Open to elementary, high school, and college students

6 -7 April
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Provincial Government of Bataan
8.     79th Araw ng Kagitingan and Philippine Veterans Week: National Virtual Symposium

Symposium will be hosted by DepED Region III, Schools Division Office of Bataan and Balanga

8 April
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
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DepED, PVAO
9.     79th anniversary of the Araw ng Kagitingan commemorative program

A.    Wreath-laying ceremony

B.    Virtual Messages

9 April
8:00 a.m.
Mt. Samat Shrine, Pilar, Bataan
Lead Agency: NHCP

Co-sponsors: Provincial Government of Bataan, Municipality of Pilar, Bataan, and PIA

10.  “Labanan at Kagitingan: Baliwag at ang Digmaan” Online Lecture

Speakers for the activity are Mr. Roswell Hans Guado of the Mapua University and Mr. Mark Bryan Hipolito of Bulacan State University

9 April
2:00 p.m.
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NHCP-Museo ni Mariano Ponce
11.  Salute of Lights

Mt. Samat Memorial Cross will be lighted to remember the Filipino and American soldiers who served in World War II

9 April
6:30 p.m.
Mt. Samat Shrine, Pilar, Bataan
Mt. Samat FTEZ
12.  “Araw ng Kagitingan by the Numbers” Online Exhibit 9 April
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NHCP