National Language Month (Buwan ng Wika or Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa) kicks off today with a flag raising ceremony. The annual celebration is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 1041 signed on February 15, 1997. National Language Month also pays tribute to former President Manuel L. Quezon who is considered the Father of the National Language who was born on August 19, 1878.

 

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