'Happy Independence Day' in Tagalog


Maligayang Araw ng Kalayaan!
Happy Independence Day!


kalayaan
independence, freedom


root word: laya, meaning 'liberty'

adjective form: malaya, meaning 'free'

araw
day

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araw ng kalayaan
day of independence



Araw ng Kalayaan sa Pilipinas
Day of Independence in the Philippines


Kailang ang Araw ng Kalayaan sa Pilipinas?
When is Independence Day in the Philippines?


Philippine independence from Spain was proclaimed on June 12, 1898.  Another day of independence is also celebrated in the Philippines on July 4. It was on that date in 1946 that Filipinos obtained their independence from the United States.