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In commemoration of the 119th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence, the Consulate General of

the Philippines in Chicago cordially invites the members of the Filipino-American community to participate in the flag-raising ceremony to be held at the Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago (W. Washington and N. Clark Streets) on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. 

Conducted once a year, the raising and flying of the huge Philippine flag over the City of Chicago to mark the anniversary of Philippine Independence continue to be a source of great pride for the Filipino-American community. 


A “salu-salo” or reception with the Filipino-American community will take place at the Consulate General right after the flag raising at the plaza. Hon. Salvador “Bong” Belaro, Jr., Assistant Majority Leader and 1-Ang EdukasyonParty-list Representative of the 17th Congress, will be the guest of honor on that day. 

The theme for this year’s Independence Day celebration is: “Kalayaan 2017: Pagbabagong Sama-Samang Balikatin. 

For more information, please contact the Consulate General’s Cultural Officer, Anna Liza F. Alcantara, at telephone no. (312) 583-0621 ext. 13 or send an email to the Consulate at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (PM)


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