In which place in the Philippines flag was raised?
It was first raised during the declaration of Independence on June 12, 1898 in Kawit, Cavite. It was made of silk with a white triangle containing a sunburst of eight rays at the center, a five-pointed star at each angle of the triangle, a blue field and a red field.
Who waved the Philippine flag 1868?
The Declaration of Philippine Independence, originally in Spanish, was written and read by Ambrosio Rianzares-Bautista during the event. Contrary to what many Filipinos now believe, it was also Rianzares-Bautista who waved the flag, not Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo who was inside his house.
What is Philippines old name?
The Philippines were claimed in the name of Spain in 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer sailing for Spain, who named the islands after King Philip II of Spain. They were then called Las Felipinas.