At least according to this video exploring the National Hero version 2020, featuring Rizal expert Ambeth Ocampo If you ask any Pinoy kulturati the question who is the country’s foremost resource on Jose Rizal, he or she will most likely say its Ambeth Ocampo.
Is Jose Rizal is Alive?
José Rizal/Living or Deceased
When Jose Rizal born and died?
|Born||José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda June 19, 1861 Calamba, Laguna, Spanish Empire|
|Died||December 30, 1896 (aged 35) Bagumbayan, Manila, Spanish Empire|
|Cause of death||Execution by firing squad|
|Monuments||Luneta Park, Manila, Calamba, Laguna, Daet, Camarines Norte, Carson, California|
If Rizal were alive today, he would have had a YouTube channel and multiple accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Viber and all other social media. He would have had a column in Philippines Star and in The FREEMAN. He would have had a TV and a radio program, and he could have given the Tulfo brothers a run for their money.
Who is the country’s foremost resource on Jose Rizal?
What did Jose Rizal say about martial law?
To put it bluntly, the problems that Rizal spoke against in his time are the same ones plaguing the country today. As in the martial-law days of President Ferdinand Marcos, one-man rule has reared its ugly head, what with President Rodrigo Duterte dominating all three branches – executive, legislative and judicial — of government.
Who was the person who made the Rizal video?
But according to the lady who posted the link, veteran newspaper editor Thelma Sioson San Juan, the video is a project in a workshop involving a loose group of private individuals—put together by Ernie Lopez—trying to figure out how to communicate history to the young. The video was written and made by Manet Dayrit and Ella Evangelista Martelino.