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Aquino to lead restaging of transfer of Rizal’s bones from Binondo to Luneta

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116 YEARS AFTER. A brown shrike (lanius cristatus) perches on a book of the statue of national hero Jose Rizal in Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila. The Philippines commemorates on Sunday the martyrdom of Rizal on Dec. 30, 1896, with a reenactment of the transfer of his remains from his sister’s house in Binondo, Manila, to Luneta on Dec. 30, 1912.  EDWIN BACASMAS

President Benigno Aquino III leads the nation in commemorating the 116th anniversary of Jose P. Rizal’s martyrdom at ceremonies at Luneta Park this Sunday morning.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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