An event to celebrate the 125th Jose Rizal Day will be held on Monday, December 27 at the FCCVI Filipino Hub – 10/463a Somerville Rd., Brooklyn, Victoria from 10am to 4pm.
Filipinos from around Victoria are welcome to attend. Entrance is free but booking is necessary because of limited capacity.
There will be a few marquees for food sellers, presentations, speeches and messages from Consul General Lourdes Salcedo, Ambassador Hellen de la Vega, Knights of Rizal and relatives of Dr. Jose Rizal.
Like the last two years, the event will be livestreamed through Pinoy Ako Pinoy Tayo (PAPT) program which will make it possible for participants from overseas to join the celebration. Arlan Fajardo of PAPT will also be the Master of Ceremonies of the event, along with Maria Kate.
A bust of the Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal arrived in Melbourne from Perth recently in time for the upcoming third annual celebration of Rizal Day in Victoria.
See below for the program of this event.
RIZAL DAY PROGRAM
9am Arrival of Guest Visitors and Different Filipino Organisations, Registration
10am OPENING PRAYER – Bro. Ernie Tanyag
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL ANTHEM
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTHEM
WELCOME ADDRESS – Mr. Marlon De Leon President FCCVI
OPENING REMARKS – Walter Villagonzalo
INTERMISSION: Jonas Jusay
MESSAGES :Fred Jover – Group Leader Katipunan Australia
Willy De Joya – Founder / President Le Oscars Charity Gala
Jazmine Flores – Founder and Group Director Talyer Auto
CULTURAL DANCE – Dazzling Dancers
MESSAGE – Josephine Quintero, Great Grand Niece of Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Marlon De Leon – President FCCVI
Melba Cabato Waugh – President BBFA
Mdm. Maria Lordes Salcedo – Consul General Melbourne Australia
Hon. Jasmine Nguyen – Mayor Brimbank Council
INTERMISION – Joey Sol Santos and Company
MESSAGE – Roy Carbungco President Pampangueno Club Inc.
Frank Gabriel – Pinoy Billarista Melbourne
Rufo Paredes – Masonic in Victoria
Jojo Genato – PUSO
Noel Olivar – JPR Look alike
CULTURAL DANCE – Mabuhay Dancers
INTERMISSION – Fire and Ice
WREATH LAYING: Josephine Quintero and Filipino organisations to place wreath over the Dr. Jose Rizal bust
For booking or enquiries, please contact Arlan Fajardo on 0406 569 528.