October 28, special non-working day for Dingle town
Iloilo City (28 October) -- Malacanang has declared October 28, as special non-working day in the municipality of Dingle, Iloilo.
Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita by authority of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo signed Proclamation No. 1642 last October 9, 2008, declaring October 28, 2008 as special non-working day in the municipality of Dingle, province of Iloilo to mark the commemoration of the "Cry of Lincud".
The "Cry of Lincud" is the first declaration of revolution against Spain in the province of Iloilo and Panay Island.
The Proclamation said that "it is but fitting and proper that the people of the municipality of Dingle be given full opportunity to celebrate the occasion with appropriate ceremonies." (PIA) [top]