The literary works of Jose Rizal — a lecture by Virgilio Almario.

Jose Rizal

A few days from now, the country will be celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Jose Rizal. There will be several events throughout the country celebrating the birth of its National Hero.

Here’s a lecture on Rizal’s literary works by National Artist Virgilio Almario at the Filipinas Heritage Library:

RIZAL MAKATA: Makabagong Pananaliksik sa Mga Obra ni Jose Rizal (a lecture by Virgilio Almario)

July 2, 2011 (Saturday) – 1:00 p.m.
Filipinas Heritage Library

Jose Rizal is regarded as Asia’s Renaissance Man. He was a student of life, an extensive traveler, and a prolific writer of letters, essays, poems, and stories.

In celebration of Rizal’s 150th birth anniversary, National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario will shed new light on the merits and impact of our National Hero’s literary works. A forum with other noted Philippine writers will follow the seminar. Teachers are also invited to a workshop on How to Teach Rizal after the lecture and forum.

The participation fee is Php 250. It includes snacks, a copy of Rio Alma’s book Rizal Makata, and a certificate. Pre-registration is required to secure a slot.

For more information, please contact Camille at 8921801 local 13, 0917-5612413, email at, or visit