Rizal Day 2019: History, Significance, Celebration to Pay Tribute to Philippine José Rizal

Rizal Day is a Philippine national holiday celebrating the life and contribution of the revolution against the Spanish of José Rizal, a national hero of the Philippines. It is praised each year on December 30, the anniversary of Rizal’s 1896 execution at Bagumbayan (present-day Rizal Park) in Manila. Rizal Day History The first president of… Continue reading Rizal Day 2019: History, Significance, Celebration to Pay Tribute to Philippine José Rizal

Jose Rizal: Google Doodle celebrates Filipino National Hero’s 158th Birthday

Seven days after Independence Day, the Philippines celebrates another significant day: national hero Jose Rizal’s birthday. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Filipino writer and doctor José Rizal, whose passionate writings and selfless dedication roused the Philippine nationalist movement. In the Google Doodle, a quill is appeared on the left side, “a powerful tool that Jose Rizal… Continue reading Jose Rizal: Google Doodle celebrates Filipino National Hero’s 158th Birthday