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5 Reasons to Watch Jose Rizal’s El Filibusterismo on Gantimpala’s Stage

Jose Rizal's El Filibusterismo (The Subversive), one of the greatest novels in Philippine history, is being staged by the Gantimpala Theater Foundation for its 42nd theater season. Jose Rizal's novel, together with the Noli Me...
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Filipino sculptor creates Jose Rizal Noli and Fili novel chess set

Filipino sculptor Rolando "Lan" Magboo has created a chess set with pieces featuring national hero Jose Rizal and some characters from his world-renowned novels. The Marikina-based sculptor created chess pieces with the likeness of Jose...
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Museo ni Jose Rizal sets up braille exhibit to help visually-impaired visitors appreciate art

Museo ni Jose Rizal sa Calamba (MJRC), popularly known as Rizal Shrine, recently launched a braille exhibit dubbed as the "Inside Out: Museum Unboxed" to help visually-impaired museum-goers appreciate the artifacts and collections of...

Jose Rizal monument stands in Canada’s own Luneta Park

Filipino national hero Jose Rizal's monument now stands in Canada's own version of Manila's Luneta Park Gardens. The cold cast bronze monument of Dr. Rizal is six feet tall and is installed on a granite...

Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere Opera set for stagings in international theatres

"Noli Me Tangere, The Opera," based on Filipino hero Jose Rizal's 19th-century novel depicting societal cancer, has received multiple invitations for stagings both in the Philippines and around the world. The Filipino Opera staged by...

Filipino heroes restrospective film festival now showing for free at Shangri-La Plaza

The lives of Filipino heroes are on showcase at the National Heroes Retrospective Film Festival - now showing for free at the Shangri-La Plaza. The free movie screening aims to honor Filipino heroes as the...

Mactan airport’s living statues of Filipino history icons surprise passengers

Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) surprised passengers with five Filipino history icons roaming its terminal to mark the nation's 121st anniversary of Philippine Independence Day. Mactan Cebu International Airport released a video revealing the funny...

Calamba’s Jose Rizal Museum recaptures history with naturally-derived paints

The Jose Rizal Museum in Calamba hosted an art workshop using naturally-derived paints - much like what the Filipino hero used in 19th century Philippines. The Museo ni Jose Rizal's two-day "Malikhaing Rizal" Summer Art Workshop...

Remembering Katipunan’s Andres Bonifacio on Nov. 30

Andres Bonifacio, hailed as the “Father of the Philippine Revolution”, was one of the founders of the Katipunan.

Spoken word poetry takes on national hero Jose Rizal’s ideals

The Philippines’ national hero, Jose Rizal, will be honored by young spoken word poets at the Poetry Slam: #HugotRizalVolume 2.0 competition to be held in the hero’s hometown Calamba on August 31.

Jose Rizal in new Japanese comics released for hero’s 157th birth anniversary

Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ national hero, will be the new character in a new Japanese manga to be released on the occasion of the Filipino leader’s 157th birth anniversary.
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Jose Rizal Musical in Hong Kong stars Filipino kids

More than 30 talented Pinoys age 8 to 19 have been given the privilege to star in the upcoming Jose Rizal the Musical in Hong Kong.

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