Rizal @160 Commemorated in Germany
21 June 2021, Berlin – The Philippine Embassy in Berlin commemorated the 160th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal with the Philippine and global premiere of the documentary film “Finding Rizal in a Time of Barriers”, a project envisioned and conceptualized by Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda and executed by a team composed of Deputy Speaker Legarda, award-winning Director Floy Quintos and Light Vision Films, the Department of Foreign Affairs, The Philippine Embassy in Berlin, and the Philippine Consulate General in Frankfurt.
Ambassador Theresa Dizon-De Vega likewise joined Deputy Speaker Legarda and other special guests for the Pre-Launch Program and Press Conference before the airing of the documentary.
The Embassy also held a simple wreath-laying ceremony to mark Rizal’s birth anniversary with guests from the Knights of Rizal and Ladies for Rizal. END