Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Dr. Jose P. Rizal 151st Birth Anniversary Photo Exhibit

KOR former-Senator Joey Lina with the tallest statue of Rizal at the Calamba City Hall complex in the backdrop
 June 19 is once again approaching, and the City of Calamba is gearing up for the 151st Birth Anniversary of the most famous CalambeƱo: the Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal.

The celebration is being undertaken by Mayor Joaquin Chipeco, with the coordination of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), the Department of Tourism, the Department of Education, and the Calamba City Council. It aims to promote awareness of the life, ideals, greatness, works and patriotism of Rizal, as well as his contribution to the development of Philippine nationhood.
The selected submissions to the photo exhibit were taken during the whole-day activities on June 19, 2011, during the 150th Birth Anniversary Celebration. Certificates will be given to the photographers of the selected photos.
Source: Photos from the 150th Birth Anniversary Celebration
Photos and Text by Grace Bondad Nicolas

Sunday, 17 June 2012

LFR KOR Participates in Rizal Birthday Celebrations in Heidelberg

On June 16, the Heidelberg Chapter of the Knights of Rizal and Ladies for Rizal celebrated our national hero's 151st birthday with simple ceremonies and food sharing. The LFR KOR Bonn Chapter actively participated in the celebrations by driving via convoy all the way south to Heidelberg to commemorate the event.