INDEPENDENCE DAY. The province of Ilocos Sur is one with the nation in the observance of the 120th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence last June 12, 2018.  The celebration started with a mass at the Saint Paul Metropolitan Cathedral in Vigan City, followed by a short program and the ceremonial laying of wreath or floral offering at the monument of Dr. Jose Rizal at Plaza Salcedo. (photo by April Bravo/PIA-1, Ilocos Sur)