Bataan Day

Bataan Day PostageThe Bataan Day Celebration is an annual event in Bataan Province. War veterans and their families travel from all over the country to Mount Samat every April 9 to reminisce the past and celebrate the bravery of our soldiers who offered their lives for freedom. Prior to the big day, the Provincial Government and the Provincial Tourism Office sponsor activities like a photo contest and exhibit, quiz bees, beauty pageants, trade fairs, and a drum and bugle competition/exhibition.

Bataan Day is a national holiday in the Philippines. Also known as Araw ng Kagitingan, or Heroes Day, this holiday commemorates Continue reading