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Friday, December 16, 2011

Graciano Lopez Jaena: 155th Birth Anniversary

In Commemoration of the 155th Birth Anniversary of our very own Ilonggo hero Graciano Lopez Jaena (1956-1896) in celebration of his birth anniversary on December 18,2011 (Sunday) at the Graciano Lopez Jaena Park, District of Jaro, Iloilo City Philippines.

Graciano Lopez Jaena was a Filipino Journalist, Orator and Revolutionary from Iloilo, well known for his written work, La Solidaridad. Born in Jaro, Iloilo Philippines (December 18, 1856) and died in Madrid, Spain at the aged of 39 (January 20, 1896).

December 18, 2011

7:00 AM      
Foot Parade

7:30 AM      
Floral Offering at the Hero’s Monument
Graciano Lopez Jaena Park

Program at JARO GYM
December 18, 2011
8:00 AM

Mr. Erlito Jaro
Jaro National High School

Pambansang Awit

Words of Welcome
Honorable Jed Patrick Mabilog
Mayor, City of Iloilo
Honorable Jerry P. Trenas
CongressmanLone District of Iloilo City

Introduction of Guest Speaker
Honorable Demy P. Sonza
Chairman of the Board, Dr. Graciano Lopez Jaena Foundation, Inc.

Speech of Guest Speaker
Honorable Arthur D. Defensor, Sr.
Governor, Province of Iloilo

Presentation of Plaque of Appreciation

Special Number
Mr. Erlito Jaro
Jaro National High School

Dr. Gay Margaret Lopez-Lavalle
The Hero's Descendant

Paindis-indis sa Binalaybay 2011 winners
Ruth P. Laurio (Mandurriao National High School)
Dario Duran (Lapaz National High School)
Romel John Delcoro (Jaro National High School)

Closing Remarks
Engr. Aurelio L. Lopez Jr.
President, Dr. Graciano Lopez Jaena Foundation, Inc.

Master of Ceremonies
Trustees Aurora Alerta-Lim
Ignacio Villalobos Illenberger

"Philippines, I salute her with invocation of hope on my lips! The blue sea is her mantle, the most beautiful sky of the world her crown, adorned by resplendent stars. Whoever has not seen her, has not seen the loveliest spot on earth"

-Graciano Lopez Jaena

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