Thirteen episodes of CCP’s telemovie Noli Me Tangere by National Artist Eddie Romero will be shown at the CCP Dream Theater from June 14-17, complemented with lecture-discussions for teachers by prominent resource speakers. Mga Kwentong Rizal, a storytelling session for children/youth will also be held at the CCP Multi-Purpose Hall, while Rizal’s books and videos will be mounted at the CCP Library. Malou Jacob’s documentary Si Jose at Si Andres is available on-line for public viewing thru the CCP website until June 30.
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Written on June 17, 2011 at 8:18 am, by bdg
Written on June 17, 2011 at 8:14 am, by bdg
The event is not until next Saturday, June 25, but Ilustrado has been getting calls regarding their staging of Leonor, The love of Jose Rizal. First staged in the 1950’s, the play explores the romantic aspect of heroism and love of country, presenting Jose Rizal and his childhood sweetheart Leonor Rivera in a Philippine turn-of-the-century version of Romeo and Juliet. Cocktails will be served at 6:00 pm, curtain will be at exactly 7:00 PM. Dinner will follow shortly after. Tickets are priced at Php 1,200.00 which will include cocktails and dinner.
Written on June 17, 2011 at 8:03 am, by bdg
Did you know that Jose Rizal’s first formal education took place in Biñan, and his parents Francisco and Teodora were both hailed from Biñan? Therefore in celebration of Dr. Jose Rizal’s birth sesquicentennial, his hometown is staging a play called SI RIZAL AT AKO: Isang Pagpupugay at Pagkilala sa Natatanging Anak ng Biñan. The performance will be staged on June 18 (Saturday) at 8:00pm in Biñan Multi-Purpose Hall, Plaza Rizal, Biñan City, Laguna. Admission is free.
Written on June 17, 2011 at 8:00 am, by bdg
Mi Ultimo Adiós. Adios Patria adorada, region del sol querida… seems familiar? Well, it should be, unless you want your Philippine History teacher haunt your dreams! If you’re one of those who still know this poem by heart, join Instituto Cervantes as they celebrate José Rizal’s 150th anniversary through choral poetry this coming Sunday. As part of the celebration of the Día del Español (Day of the Spanish language), the Spanish Cultural Center in Manila is seeking to get 150 Spanish readers that will recite all 70 verses of the poem that Rizal wrote on the eve of his execution. Entrance to this activity is free. Interested participants to sign up by calling Instituto Cervantes at (63 2) 526-1482 ext. 115.
Written on June 17, 2011 at 7:53 am, by bdg
Refresh your memory of Rizal without going through re-reading your dusty copies of your high school history books. Fully Booked gears up to celebrate the birth of this great man by inviting all of you to a screening of one of the most acclaimed biopics on Jose Rizal, directed by Mrs. Marilou Diaz-Abaya. This critically-acclaimed masterpiece will be shown on June 18 at the B/L U-View of Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street. The show will start promptly at 4 p.m. Tickets are priced at P100.00 and are available at the Customer Service counter of Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street.
Written on June 17, 2011 at 6:02 am, by bdg
To celebrate José Rizal’s Sesquicentennial, the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) has lined up an array of activities to ponder on his heroic virtues and deeds all to the cause of national freedom.
Written on June 17, 2011 at 5:23 am, by bdg
RIZAL @ 150 (RUN RIZAL)
September 18, 2011 @ 5am
Rizal Monument, Roxas Blvd, Manila
3K, 5K, 10K and 16K
Organizer: NHCP/Animo Events Management/Run Philippines
16K – P600.00 only
10K, 5K, 3K – P500.00 only
(fee comes with rizal singlet, timing chip and race number)
Discount for students and government employees – P150 only for 3K – timing chip and race number only.
R.O.X (other venues to be announced soon)
Rovic ‘Greentennial Photographer’ Canono
For sponsorships, email@example.com
Written on June 17, 2011 at 5:17 am, by bdg
To mark the 150th anniversary of Rizal’s birth and the 100th anniversary of the Yuchengco Group of Companies, the Yuchengco Museum presents “RIZALizing the Future,” an exhibit rendering our National Hero in a more popular light. The show — which opens on June 3, 8 p.m. at the RCBC Plaza Courtyard surveys the industries, brands, movements, and directions that have pointed to Rizal as their root of inspiration, and challenges visitors to imbibe and carry on Rizal’s spirit.
Written on June 17, 2011 at 2:31 am, by bdg
As reported at Calamba City’s official website on Thursday, May 12, 2011, The local government of Calamba City, Laguna led by Mayor Joaquin Chipeco Jr. is being set to unveil the tallest monument of Jose Rizal, the country’s national hero on June 19, 2011, Rizal’s 150th birthday, on his birthplace.
The monument is 22 feet tall, with the number symbolizing the 22 languages and dialects used by Rizal. Among these are Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Malay, Portuguese, Russian, Sanskrit and Spanish.
the monument will rest on the newly-bought 6.7-hectare property in front of Calamba City Hall complex, with no less than President Benigno “Noynoy” S. Aquino, III (PNoy) doing the unveil.
Several groups have been preparing for the celebration of Rizal’s 150th birthday. Among them are the National Parks Development Committee (NPDC), which has been refurbishing the Luneta Park by sprucing up its gardens, repainting its statues and adding new facilities.
The new monument will be unveiled to the public on Rizal’s birthday on June 19(Sunday).
Written on June 17, 2011 at 2:14 am, by bdg
According to the Proclamation No. 154, June 19, 2011 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippines national hero.
The Malacanang Palace declared June 20, 2011 as a special non-working holiday to commemorate the 150th birthday of the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal.
The proclamation further declared that to give all Filipinos the opportunity to commemorate Rizal’s patriotic deeds and sacrifices for the country, rekindle their admiration and respect for him, and to celebrate this milestone with appropriate ceremonies, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) requested that Monday, June 20, 2011, be declared as special non-working holiday instead of June 19, 2011, which falls on a Sunday.