Caloocan Joins Kasuotang Pilipino Celebration in a Show of Pride for Filipino Heritage
Caloocan City - In a heartfelt display of unity and cultural pride, Caloocan City took part in the annual "Linggo ng Kasuotang Pilipino" celebration, which traditionally falls on the third week of September. Mayor Along Malapitan led the city government's active participation in this cultural event.
The city officials and employees proudly donned traditional Filipino attire, showcasing the rich and diverse culture deeply rooted in Filipino heritage. This annual tradition not only promotes a sense of national identity but also serves as a reminder of the beauty of Filipino customs.
Caloocan's Cultural Affairs and Tourism Office (CATO), together with the Caloocan City Public Library and Caloocan City Band, orchestrated a moving flag-raising ceremony to mark the occasion. Their enthusiastic participation added vibrancy and authenticity to the event, making it even more memorable for all attendees.
Mayor Along Malapitan, in his message to the community, emphasized the significance of celebrating Filipino culture and identity. He encouraged all "Batang Kankaloo" and residents to take pride in their roots, reminding them that loving and cherishing one's heritage is essential.
As the event concluded, the city stood together in unity, reflecting the values of solidarity, culture, and patriotism that continue to be upheld by the people of Caloocan. This celebration not only strengthened the bonds among the residents but also showcased their unwavering commitment to preserving their Filipino identity.