Wagayway Festival is located in Imus,Cavite. It is celebrated every 28th of May, to commemorate the Battle of Alapan where many Filipinos following the lead of General Emilio Aguinaldo risked their lives against the conquering Spaniards. Tagged as "wagayway" (wave), the historical Imus is the place when the Philippine Flag was first waved to signify a won battle.
Wagayway Festival News
The week-long Wagayway Festival will be celebrated here in prepapration for the 119th National Flag Day in May 28.
The Flag Day commemoration is one of the most anticipated events in the province every year.
The local government and National Historical Commission started the program preparations on Monday, May 8.
Imus gained prominence as the country's "Flag Capital" as it was in the area where the new Philippines flag was first waved by the Filipino revolutionaries.
The city administration and the tourism office have set simple activities starting on May 22, Monday, until May 28, ...
Wagayway Festival is celebrated every 28th of May in Imus, Cavite to commemorate the Battle of Alapan where many Filipinos following the lead of General Emilio Aguinaldo risked their lives against the conquering Spaniards. Tagged as "wagayway" (wave), the historical Imus is the place when the Philippine Flag was first waved to signify a won battle.
The said festival is a reminder of the fact that Imus was where the first wave of flag happened. And through this festival, people are reminded of the pride that Imus holds as a significant part of history.
Then Mayor Emmanuel Maliksi (which i ...
Puspusan ang paghahanda ng provincial government para sa pagdiriwang ng Kalayaan Festival at Wagayway Festival bilang paggunita sa mahalagang bahagi ng kasaysayan.
Itinuturing na mother of all festivals ang Kalayaan Festival sa Huwebes (Mayo 28) kung saan nakasentro ang pagdiriwang sa bagong tatak na Cavite: Be part of the Revolution upang hikayatin ang mga Caviteño na makibahagi sa makabagong rebolusyon tungo sa kaunlaran.
Samantala, ipagdiriwang naman ang Wagayway Festival sa bayan ng Imus sa Sabado (Mayo 23) kung saan may temang - Isang Bansa, Isang Band ...
Preparations are underway as the province of Cavite readies for two grand celebrations ??" the annual Kalayaan Festival which is the mother of all festivals in the province and Imus' Wagayway Festival, both in commemoration of Cavite's rich historical legacy. This year's Kalayaan Festival will focus on the province's new brand, "Cavite: Be part of the revolution," to encourage awareness and people's involvement in modern day revolution towards progress being waged by the provincial government while Imus, the Flag Capital, celebrates their festival with the theme, "Isang Bansa, Isang Bandila, I ...
Amid Loud explosions of gunpowder and intermittent cries of "Fuego! (Fire!)" and "Sugod, mga kapatid! (Charge!)," about 400 people witnessed a reenactment of the historic Battle of Alapan in 1898 at its original site here on Wednesday.
The restaging of the battle??"a major victory for Filipino revolutionary leader, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, that led to the first Philippine Republic??"culminated the five-day celebration of the first Wagayway Festival to mark the town as the country's flag capital.
Students, municipal employees and barangay officials performed in a play that started with the ...
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The newest Philippine festival with a historical twist will unfold in Cavite, the country's seat of independence.
In time for the coming Independence Day, the town of Imus in Cavite, will commemorate on May 24 the victory of the Battle of Alapan that paved way to the first Philippine Republic when the Philippine Flag was first unfurled on May 28, 1898.
Imus, dubbed as the country's flag capital, will celebrate the first Wagayw ...