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Jose Rizal Has Facebook Page To Celebrate His 150th Birthday

By on Mar 15, 2011 in Asia, Internet, Technology, World Comments
Jose Rizal at 150
Jose Rizal
Image Credit: Jose Rizal’s FB Page

Jose Rizal, Philippines‘ national hero is now on Facebook, several local news sites reported on Sunday. According to reports, the Facebook Page has been set up by Rizal‘s descendants to make their “Lolo Rizal” more accessible to the youth of today.

The Facebook Page, titled “150th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal” was also set up so that Filipinos can monitor the countdown to Jose Rizal‘s 150th birthday. Photos of Rizal’s monuments and some landmarks related to the national hero can be seen on the Facebook Page‘s Photo section.

On its Info section, the following was written about the page:

“On June 19, 2011, the Philippines will commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of its national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. We invite every patriotic citizen of the country to like this page to get updated on the celebrations planned this year.”

As of this writing, the Facebook Page has 1,214 likes. Jose Rizal‘s 150th Birth Anniversary Facebook Page can be accessed at http://www.facebook.com/rizal150



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