WATCH: Maguindanaoan leads national anthem in Duterte SONA


Posted at Jul 24 2017 04:37 PM | Updated as of Jul 24 2017 05:03 PM

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A Muslim woman from Mindanao led the singing of the Philippine National Anthem during the 2nd State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday.

A resident of Maguindanao province, Monalisa Adam Mangelen wore traditional Maranao garb as she sang "Lupang Hinirang." 

Guests at the historic speech were also asked to wear Mindanao-inspired outfits. 

ABS-CBN News, 24 July 2017