The Cebu City Government through the Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC) commemorates the 2nd Lapulapu Day tomorrow, April 27, at the AFP Central Command in Camp Lapulapu, Barangay Lahug, this city.
Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña, who will lead city officials to the celebration, will give his short message while AFP Commander Lt. Gen. Noel S. Clement will give his welcome remarks.
This will be followed by a short lecture on the Battle of Mactan by CHAC Member Dr. Jocelyn Gerra and the intermission number to be performed by the Cebu City Cultural Dance Troupe.
In celebration of the 2nd Lapulapu Day, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a republic act, declaring April 27 of every year as Lapu-Lapu Day or Adlaw ni Lapu-Lapu.
Republic Act 11040 declares April 27 a special working public holiday throughout the country and a special non-working holiday in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. (Farlash Acenas/PIO)