200-Day Countdown to Quincentennial Begins
Posted on 08 October 2020
By NQC Secretariat
On 9 October 2020, Friday, at 6 p.m., the National Quincentennial Committee (NQC) will mark the 200-day countdown to the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines (2021 QCP). Daily countdown will commence thereon through fan signs assigned to various government agencies, private institutions, and sectors in society.
The Lapu-Lapu City Government and the National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) will lead the country in simultaneous illumination of the Lapulapu Monument at the Liberty Shrine, Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City and the Rizal National Monument at Rizal Park, Manila at 6 p.m. It will be streamed online via government pages through the Presidential Communications Operations Office. No public program is set.
In 2021, the country will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan, the Philippine part in the first circumnavigation of the world, and other related events. For more information, visit www.nqc.gov.ph or follow and like www.facebook.com/nqc2021.