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The Embassy Commemorates the 112th Death Anniversary of National Hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal

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30 December 2008 (Tokyo) — Together with their family members, officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, Japan gathered at Hibiya Park today to commemorate the 112th death anniversary of the Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. A short program was held in front of the bronze statue of Dr. Rizal, put up in 1998 at Hibiya Park, situated at the location of the former Tokyo Hotel, where the national hero stayed from 1-7 March 1888.


Minister Gina Jamoralin delivering her remarks on the occasion of Dr. Jose P. Rizal’s 112th Death Anniversary.

Minister Gina Jamoralin delivering her remarks on the occasion of Dr. Jose P. Rizal’s 112th Death Anniversary.



 

Vice Consul Christian de Jesus shares some of Dr. Rizal’s experiences in Japan with embassy personnel.

Vice Consul Christian de Jesus shares some of Dr. Rizal’s experiences in Japan with embassy personnel.



Minister Gina Jamoralin leads the wreath-laying rites in front of the marker of the former site of Tokyo Hotel above which the bust of the national herois enshrined. Assisting her is Vice Consul de Jesus as members of the Philippine Embassy look on.

Minister Gina Jamoralin leads the wreath-laying rites in front of the marker of the former site of Tokyo Hotel above which the bust of the national herois enshrined. Assisting her is Vice Consul de Jesus as members of the Philippine Embassy look on.