Palafox On the 30th day of December yearly, the whole nation observes the death anniversary of our great national hero, Dr. This is to commemorate the nationalism and martyrdom of Rizal which is highlighted by the raising of the Philippine flag and wreath laying-ceremonies at the Luneta Park, Rizal Shrine in Calamba and Zamboanga and Rizal Monument in Baguio City.
December 30 Rizal Day is a public holiday in the Philippines. It is typically celebrated on the nearest Monday to December This day is in honor of Jose Rizal.
Rizal was born on June 19, and was the seventh child of 11 children born to a wealthy family of farmers. Rizal attended the Ateneo Municipal de Manila, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree.
After he received his degree, he traveled and continued his studies.
He earned two doctorates and became very fluent in ten languages. To the Philippine culture, Rizal was a prolific poet, essayist, diarist, correspondent, and novelist. Rizal was also a highly respected political figure.
He was a proponent of initiating reforms by peaceful means rather than by violent action. He had admirable philosophies on how to get things accomplished effectively and efficiently.
While Rizal was a motivating cultural force, there were some who did not appreciate this.
InRizal was sentenced to death on charges of rebellion, which were based on a planned conspiracy. Many were saddened by this because they felt that his teachings were giving them more opportunity to seize freedom and peace.
There have recently been interesting debates to move the holiday to his birthday as opposed to his day of death. This suggestion has been proposed to the House of Representatives and is currently in being reviewed.Rizal Day Monday, December 30, Note: Employees covered by the Holiday Pay Rule are entitled to their daily basic wage for any unworked regular holiday.
Philippine Embassy in Singapore Celebrates Rizal Day Posted on Friday, 5 January Consul Gonaranao B. Musor (left) was the emcee during the Rizal Day celebration. Known in the Philippines as 'Araw ng Kabayanihan ni Dr. Jose Rizal', this day commemorates the execution of José Rizal on 30 December History of Rizal Day.
Dr. José Rizal is a National Hero . José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Realonda, widely known as José Rizal As per them, the first celebration of Rizal Day was held in Manila on December 30, , under the sponsorship of the Club Filipino.
The veracity of both claims seems to be justified and hence difficult to ascertain. Rizal Day is a holiday that is celebrated in the Philippines as a day in history that had a great impact on the people’s pride and freedom.
History of Rizal Day in the Philippines. In the Philippines, Rizal Day is celebrated as a national holiday in December. It is typically celebrated on the nearest Monday to December This day is in honor of Jose Rizal.
Celebration\ Observance. Flags are at half mast and the President of the Philippines puts a wreath at Rizal's Shrine in Rizal Park, Manila. Most people spend time with family and friends enjoying the day off.