#ArawNgKagitingan: Calendar of activities
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will observe "Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor)," the 73rd commemoration of the Fall of Bataan, on Thursday, April 9. (FAST FACTS: Araw ng Kagitingan)
The 2015 theme of the annual observance is: “Ipunla ang Kagitingan sa Kabataan, Ihanda ang Beterano ng Kinabukasan (Instill valor in the youth, prepare the veterans of the future)."
Participate in the commemorative events organized by the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office to immortalize the valor of the country's veterans. (READ: Down virtual memory lane: World War II in a click).
- 73rd Araw ng Kagitingan
April 9, 9 am
Mt Samat National Shrine, Pilar, Bataan
- Paggunita sa Capas
April 10, 9 am
Capas National Shrine, Capas Tarlac
- Sunset ceremony
April 11, 5 pm
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Libingan ng mga Bayani
Fort Andres Bonifacio, Taguig city
#ArawNgKagitingan online conversation
To highlight the importance of the day, MovePH, Rappler's civic engagement arm, is also holding a running online conversation from Wednesday to Thursday, April 8 to 9, using the hashtag #ArawNgKagitingan.
Share quotes from the works of your favorite heroes, things they did, and principles they fought for which you think are relevant in dealing with pressing national issues of the day. - Rappler.com