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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Philippine National Flag Day -May 28th

Today is the Philippine National Flag Day. It is being celebrated every  28th of May to commemorate the date when the Philippine Flag was first unfolded and raised after the Philippine Revolutionary Army defeated the Spanish forces in the Battle of Alapan in Imus, Cavite in 1989.

Philippine Flag is the only known flag to indicate a state of war or peace. When in time of peace, the blue field is on top while in time of war, the red field is on top.

The Celebration starts from May 28th until June 30th, all Filipinos are encouraged to display the Philippine flag. All are expected to abide the law governing its proper use and display accordingly as mandated by 
The Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines or Republic Act 8491.

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