Malolos Sports and Convention Center
Manor, Malolos, 3000 Bulacan, Philippines
Malolos, officially the City of Malolos (Filipino: Lungsod ng Malolos; Kapampangan: Lakanbalen ning Malolos), is a first class urban component city in the Philippines. Malolos is considered as the 115th city in the country. It is the capital city of the province of Bulacan as the seat of the provincial government.
The city is 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. It is one of the major suburbs conurbated to Metro Manila, situated in the southwestern part of Bulacan, in the Central Luzon Region (Region 3) in the island of Luzon and part of the Metro Luzon Urban Beltway Super Region. Bordering Malolos are the municipalities of Bulakan (the former capital of the province) to the southeast, Guiguinto to the east, Plaridel to the north, Calumpit to the northwest, and Paombong to the west. Malolos also lies on the north-eastern shore of Manila Bay.
Malolos was the site of the constitutional convention of 1898, known as the Malolos Convention, that led to the establishment of the First Philippine Republic, at the sanctuary of the Barasoain Church. The convent of the Malolos Cathedral served as the presidential palace at that time. Malolos gave birth to the first constitutional republic in Asia.
It is also one of the centers of education in Central Luzon region. It has several universities like the government-funded Bulacan State University, and privately owned Centro Escolar University at Malolos and the only Catholic University in Bulacan, University of Regina Carmeli, now known as “La Consolacion University-Philippines”. Malolos also houses the most populous high school in Central Luzon, Marcelo H. del Pilar National High School, founded in 1905 and home of the Assessment Center of the Region 3, Malolos Marine Fishery School and Laboratory, founded in 1973. This Highschool perform different fields in Technical Vocational Education that will surely help many Maloleños to enhance their different skills that will link them to a WorldClass Performance.