Philippine Post Office releases stamps to mark 125th Anniversary of Rizal Martyrdom 

Philippine Post Office releases stamps to mark 125th Anniversary of Rizal Martyrdom 

Philippine Post Office Alvin Fidelson spokesperson displays the released commemorative stamps for the 125th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Dr. Jose P. Rizal.

This year’s theme is Rizal: Para sa Agham, Katotohanan at Buhay.

PHLPost has printed 40,000 copies of the stamp sold for 12 pesos each. It was layout and designed by in-house graphic artists Israel Viyo and Eunice Dabu.

Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines and pride of the Malayan race, was born on June 19, 1861, in the town of Calamba, Laguna.

Rizal was an extremely gifted student and has won literary competitions from a young age. Rizal was a multifaceted intellectual best known for his two famous novels, the Noli Me Tángere and El Filibusterismo, that inspired the Philippine revolution.

Stamps are now available at the Philatelic Counter, Manila Central Post. (Kiara Lauren Ibanez/BENJAMIN CUARESMA/ mtvn)

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