Unveiling of the Statue of Senator Jose Cortes Altavas — Sept 11, 2017

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Under clear skies and good weather, the statue of Senator Jose Cortes Altavas was unveiled, blessed and dedicated on September 11, 2017 in the town plaza of Altavas, Aklan.  The unveiling ceremony was preceded by a parade with a platoon of army and police, school children and teachers, employees and barangay folk.  The ceremony was attended by officials of the Municipality of Altavas, members of the Altavas Historical Society (which spearheaded the event), the Altavas family, and the gracious people of Altavas (Altavasnons).

   

Here is a video of the parade before the unveiling of the statue (courtesy of Denny Bulacan Refol, posted in Facebook):