Friday, June 17, 2011

Lapu-lapu: 50 Years of Cityhood

Lapu-lapu will celebrate it's 50 years of Cityhood on  June 17, 2011.  President Carlos P. Garcia signs into law Republic Act 3134 converting the Municipality of Opon into the City of Lapu-lapu on June 17, 1961.  Fifty years thereafter, Lapu lapu City will celebrate its golden anniversary celebrations as a Chartered City.
Mactan Shrine
Various activities are being lined up for this glorious occasion of Lapu-lapu City. 

Last June 14, 2011 was the Festival of Delicacies showcasing food famous in Lapu-lapu City.  On June 16, 2011, there was a Trade Fair exhibited at the Lapu-lapu City Hall grounds.

Schedule of Activities
June 17 - Singkwenta Na (Kick-off of 50th Charter Day Anniversary
            - Grand Fireworks Display with Vice Ganda               
June 24 - Awarding of Tap 20 Taxpayers in Lapu-lapu City
June 26 - 1st Lapu-lapu City Mayor's Cup Shooting Competition
July 02  - Grand launching of Hoopsdome
July 09  - Bayle sa Isla
July 23  - Pinoy Pride at Hoopsdome

Lots of sports activities will be held on June 17, 2011, so it will be a sporty charter day celebrations in Lapu-lapu City.

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So let's all join in the fun! Come to Lapu-lapu City!

For more information and inquiries regarding the activities of the Lapu-lapu City Charter Day celebrations visit their website at

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