Exec. Sec. Medialdea will lead the observance of the flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at the Jose Rizal National Monument, Rizal Park, Manila on 30 December at 7:00 a.m.   This year’s theme is “Jose Rizal: Huwaran ng Pilipino sa Ikadalawampu’t Isang Siglo.”

Exec. Sec. Medialdea will be joined by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines Deputy Executive Director and OIC of the Office of the Executive Director Carminda R. Arevalo, and other officials from various government agencies and civic organizations.

The commemorative program will be replicated at the Rizal Shrine, Calamba and Rizal Shrine, Dapitan City, with Congressman Joaquin Chipeco Jr. and Dapitan City Councilor Gabriel Cad as guests of honor, respectively.

Other scheduled activities at the Rizal Park, in Manila are: 

  • Martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal: A Light and Sound Presentation, a guided tour from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 28-30 December at the Rizal Park, Manila.
  • “Harana Para Kay Rizal” 30 December, 6:00 p.m., at the back of the Rizal National Monument

The public can also avail of Free LRT/MRT Rides on 30 December from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote Philippine history through its museums and publications, and preserve the nation’s historical heritage.

For a complete list of Rizal Day Activities, you may visit the NHCP website at www.nhcp.gov.ph