Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Cardozo M. Luna will lead the flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at the Malvar Historical Landmark on 27 September 2017, 8:00 a.m., in observance of the 152nd birth anniversary of Gen. Miguel Malvar. 

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) in coordination with the Provincial Government of Batangas and Municipal Government of Santo Tomas leads this year’s commemorative program, with the theme, “Pagtatangol sa Bayan sa Kasalukuyang Panahon”.   

The NHCP Acting Executive Director Ludovico D. Badoy, Third District of Batangas Congresswoman Ma. Theresa V. Collantes, Sto. Tomas Municipal Mayor Edna P. Sanchez, and PSupt. Hermogenes D. Cabe will also join in the flag-raising and wreath-laying rites.

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