Mikey Bustos asks, "Who is your favorite Filipino hero?"

Aug 29, 2016

Video: Mikey Bustos

Filipino-Canadian singer and Internet celebrity Mikey Bustos makes a roll-call of Filipino heroes who fought for our freedom in a rap and a music video posted on his Facebook page.

The music video is in commemoration of the Philippine National Heroes' Day, which is held yearly every last Monday of August.

The National Heroes Day also marks the anniversary of the Cry of Pugad Lawin or Cry of Balintawak on August 23, 1896 which sparked the start of the Philippine Revolution against the Spanish Empire.

Samahang Kataas-taasan, Kagalang-galangang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan or Katipunan leader (Supremo) Andres Bonifacio led the tearing of the cedulas or community tax certificates to symbolize their defiance and rebellion against the Spanish government.

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