Wagayway Festival is praised each 24th to 28th of May in Imus, Cavite to celebrate the Battle of Alapan where numerous Filipinos following the lead of General Emilio Aguinaldo took a chance with their lives against the overcoming Spaniards. Labeled as wagayway wave, the authentic Imus is the place when the Philippine Flag was first waved to mean a won battle. They said celebration is an indication of the way that Imus was the place the principal wave of banner happened. Furthermore, through this celebration, individuals are helped to remember the pride that Imus holds as a huge piece of history.
At that point Mayor Emmanuel Maliksi which is likewise the present chairman in the wake of recapturing its position gave much consideration regarding the blurring Imuseno pride and with the would like to recover the previous town's soul, he started the plain first Wagayway Festival in 2008 celebrate the occasion which was loaded with numerous festivals and mindfulness crusade of the historical backdrop of the Battle of Alapan and Imus ought to be viewed as the Genuine Flag Capital of the Philippines which later on granted to the city, the most paramount of the festival was the point at which a re-authorization of the Battle of Alapan was arranged for the general population.
Numerous onlookers amid the occasion were spellbound by the emotional verifiable development and in this manner lighted the hearts of numerous Imusenos to recover their pride. The following years soon took after, however it was just in 2012 that the national government under the Proclamation No. 373 Series of 2012 proclaimed May 28 of the year as the National Flag Day, an uncommon non-working occasion for the city of Imus.