PILAC / KOR-HFT CELEBRATES 150TH BIRTHDAY OF GENERAL ANTONIO LUNA ON OCTOBER 27, 2016

For Immediate Release
Philippine Institute of Language,Arts and Culture (PILAC)
October 27, 2016

PILAC / KOR-HFT CELEBRATES 150TH BIRTHDAY OF GENERAL ANTONIO LUNA ON OCTOBER 27, 2016

Los Angeles–Mabuhay ang ika-150 taong kaarawan ni Heneral Antonio Luna!

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For the first time ever, the Filipino-American Community in the United States will commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of the Greatest Filipino General of the First Philippine Republic.

PILAC President Bernie Ganon said, ” The Philippine Institute of Language Arts and Culture (PILAC) and the Knights of Rizal (KOR)-Historic Filipinotown Chapter will have lunch commemoration to honor General Antonio Luna on his 150th birth Anniversary

The event will be held at the Mayflower Restaurant, 967 N.Spring, DTLA on October 27, 2016 at 12 noon. There will be a $25.oo donation at the door.

General Antonio Luna is the Captain General of the First Philippine Republic from 1898-1902. He was born in Manila on October 29, 1866. He died in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija on June 4, 1899.

General Antonio Luna, The Filipino’s Greatest General

Heneral Luna2This is In line with the celebration of the Filipino American Heritage Month (FAHM) , we commemorate General Luna and the sacrifices of our martyrs and heroes during the Filipino-American War and in defense of our republic.”

The guest speaker for the event is Vice Consul Rainier Casis of the Philippine Consulate General of Los Angeles. He will speak in lieu of Consul General Adel Cruz, the new Consul General for Los Angeles.

There is a $ 25.00 donation for the lunch reception and event commemoration. This is a fund raiser of PILAC and KOR-HFT for its cultural activities

For more information please call Bernie at (323)683-6477 and Art at (213)318-9065) or email us at Pilipinokami76@yahoo.com

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