Stricter implementation of health protocols during celebration of Victory at Mactan

Futch Anthony Inso 04/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu– Stiffer implementation of health and safety protocols is expected here during the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan on April 27, 2021, which will be attended by President Rodrigo Duterte.…

Conservation of 1866 Magellan Obelisk at the Liberty Shrine in Mactan now complete

Doris C. Bongcac 04/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City is now ready for the commemoration of the 500 years of the Kadaugan sa Mactan on April 27. The Nation Quincentennial Committee announced that…

No more Manila actors in Battle of Mactan reenactment

Futch Anthony Inso 03/23/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will implement changes in the upcoming reenactment of the Battle of Mactan, in line with the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan. Cindi Chan, the…

Rescued dolphin found dead near Liberty Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 03/12/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – A dolphin was found dead in the shoreline near the Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City this morning, March 12, 2021. Alex Baring, the special assistant to the mayor on Environmental Concerns,…

Philippine flag to be displayed 24/7 at Mactan’s Liberty Shrine starting Jan. 17

Futch Anthony Inso 01/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Liberty Shrine at Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City will now be a site of the permanent display of the Philippine flag effective January 17, 2021. This is by virtue of the National Historical…

Mactan Shrine one of the lead sites of 122nd Independence Day

Rosalie Abatayo 06/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the second straight year, the Liberty Shrine in Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City will be one of the lead sites in the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day. The National Historical Commission of the…

Chan leads Oponganons in commemorating 499th anniversary of Kadaugan sa Mactan

Doris C. Bongcac 04/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) did not stop Lapu-Lapu City officials led by Mayor Junard Chan from commemorating the historic Battle of Mactan which happened 499 years ago. While they adhere…

Slim chance for Duterte to join Independence Day celebration at Lapu-Lapu shrine — exec

Futch Anthony Inso 06/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is a slim chance that President Rodrigo Duterte will attend the National Commemoration of the Independence Day Celebration on June 12, in Lapu-Lapu City. This is according to Dr. Rene Escalante, National…

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