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EU colors to illuminate Rizal monument, DLSU facade to mark Europe Day

/ 10:51 AM May 08, 2022

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 MANILA, Philippines — The Rizal monument and musical dancing fountain in Rizal Park and the De La Salle University will be illuminated blue and yellow in celebration of Europe Day. 

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The Rizal Park landmarks  will be illuminated blue and yellow on Sunday at around 6 pm, while the DLSU facade will have the display on Tuesday night,  the National Parks Development Committee said in a statement. 

EU Ambassador Luc Véron said they are “honored and humbled” to light with European colors the monument Jose Rizal, the  national hero of the Philippines. 

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“It is a wonderful symbol of the ties that bind the Philippines and the European Union,” Véron added. 

Europe Day is held on May 9 every year to mark the l anniversary of the historic ‘Schuman Declaration’ which led to the establishment of the European Union. The union has 27 member-states.

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