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.
REPRESENTATIVE SALVADOR B. BELARO, JR.
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.