KOR-HFT Celebrates 153rd Rizal Day at FACLA by a Day of Service

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June 18, 2014

KOR-HFT Celebrates 153rd Rizal Day at FACLA by a Day of Service

Los Angeles—The Knight of Rizal, Historic Filipinotown Chapter and the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles will hold its traditional commemoration of the 153rd Rizal Day or the anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal birthday on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

Dr. Jose P. Rizal was born of June 19, 1861 in Calamba, Laguna and was executed by firing squad by Spanish authorities on December 30, 1896 at the Luneta, Manila.  He is the national hero of the Philippines.

Rizal Day of Service

The whole day will start by a wreath laying ceremonies at the foot of the Dr.Rizal Monument inside the FACLA Compound. Deputy Consul General Imelda Panolong and Cultural Officer Wilma Bautista, FACLA Directors and Knights of Rizal from different chapters from Southern California led by Dr. Marc Caraao, KCR of the Knights of Rizal, Historic Filipinotown Chapter.

There will also free food and dancing at the social hall and a simple program. The TALAKAYAN sa FACLA ,  weekly community forum will go on and its discussions will focus on the relevance of Dr. Jose Rizal in the Filipino American community life.

There will be a simple turn-over ceremony from KCR Fender Santos to KCR Dr. Marc Caratao to be presided by KCR of the Western Region of the KOR California Tony Berango and Dr. Veronico Agatep, past KCR of KOR-HFT Chapter.

The public is invited for the affair that will commence on 8;30 in the morning of June 19, 2014  and will last until the afternoon.

Music will be provided by Maestro Buddy Reyes with Ms. Letty Reyes  and his band

For more information please call facla at (213)484-1537 or email us a newfacla@yahoo.com or visit our website at www.newfacla.org

 

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