Bulacan journos mark Del Pilar 170th birth anniversary with newspaper wreaths

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BULAKAN, BULACAN—Members of the Bulacan Press Club offered symbolic “newspaper wreaths” at the shrine of Marcelo H. Del Pilar here on Sunday to mark the 170th birth anniversary of the great propagandist and the Father of Journalism in the country.

Del Pilar’s Day is an annual special non-working holiday in Bulacan.

Due to the strict health protocols imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the traditional civic parade during the occasion has been canceled.

The parade starts at the municipal shrine going to the Del Pilar shrine in Sitio Cupang, Barangay San Nicolas in this town.

Jenny Raymundo, president of the Bulacan Press Club, said they reviv…

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The Philippine Daily Inquirer, popularly known as the Inquirer, is an English-language newspaper in the Philippines. Founded in 1985, it is often regarded as the Philippines' newspaper of record.

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