Blue - hope in a future prosperity, through progress
Red - the blood with which we bought our independence
White - peace within us and for the foreign countries.
3 Stars - Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao
8 Rays - represents the provinces that revolted against the Spanish colonial government (Manila, Cavite, Batangas, Bulacan, Laguna, Pampanga, Tarlac, and Nueva Ecija