New Jose Rizal Monument Unveiled at Las Piñas City

(left to right ) Reghis M. Romero ll, KGCR – Acting Supreme Commander of the Knights of Rizal ; Executive Director Ludovico Badoy of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines; world-renowned Russian Sculptor and Painter Gregory Pototsky; Senator Manny B. Villar Founding Chairman of the Villar Foundation, Ambassador Nikolay Kudashev of the Russian Federation to the Philippines, former Las Pinas Representative and Manging Director of the Villar Foundation Cynthia Villar and Atty. Ramonsita Reyes, a descendant of National Hero Rizal.

The bronze sculpture depicts the national hero in a jubilant pose – emphasizing the vibrancy of Jose Rizal’s vision for the Filipino youth and the importance of education in the attainment of Rizal’s goals for the Philippines. It is a fitting landmark at the University Town, to inspire the students to aspire for success and greatness like the national hero.

This new monument of our national hero is located at University Town, Daang Reyna in Las Pinas.



  1. Looks really nice. And the good thing is that I actually know the place so I can go there and see.