Bantayog ng mga Bayani announces the addition of nineteen names to its roster of martyrs and heroes this year. They are Marciano P. Anastacio Jr., Eduardo Q. Aquino, Fortunato Camus, Benjamin H. Cervantes, Hernando M. Cortez, Edgardo G. Dojillo, Manuel G. Dorotan, Lourdes P. Estella-Simbulan, Ricardo P. Filio, Margarita F. Gomez, Leticia Jimenez-Magsanoc, Joel Cecilio O. Jose, Julio Xavier Labayen, OCD, Romulo Peralta, Jovito R. Salonga, Jose T. Tangente, Simplicio D. Villados, Danilo P. Vizmanos and Antonio L. Zumel.
Their names, etched on the Wall of Remembrance, will be unveiled during the Annual Honoring of Martyrs and Heroes on November 30, 2016, 4pm, at the Bantayog Center grounds. Guest of Honor and Speaker will be the Hon. Leonor M. Briones, Secretary of the Department of Education. A concert, Musical Journey with Heroes featuring Paul Galang, follows the program.