National Parks Development Committee 50th anniversary stamp re-launching ceremonies held at the Rizal Park Visitor’s Center

Rizal Park Visitor’s Center, Rizal Park , Manila-Philippines

L-R Mr. Eric Tagle, Mr. Carlos Luis, Secretary Ramon Jimenez and Architect Elizabeth Espino

glow in the dark stamp finally unveiled

Hon. Ramon Jimenez

Department of Tourism Secretary Mr. Ramon Jimenez  short talk

After the short talk, a framed stamps and first day cover were given to secretary Ramon Jimenez by architect Elizabeth Espino and Mr. Carlos Luis .

invited guests and vips had a chance to let Mr. Ramon Jimenez and Architect Elizabeth Espino signed their First Day Cover as part of the unveiling ceremony.

a late afternoon snacks were serve to the invited guests and media

There were some games and raffle prizes that were given during the event.

Link to the glow in the dark stamp December 9, 2013 article :


Senior Citizen Garden launched to the Public

Senior Citizen Garden , Luneta Park, Manila -Philippines

Department of Tourism Secretary Mr. Ramon Jimenez, Filipino- Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry board members,  Architect Elizabeth H. Espino

The Department of Tourism ( DOT) and the National Parks Developement Committee (NPDC)  opened to the public the Senior Citizen Garden launched to the public on February 24, 2014 .

 Father Shitol Costa led the opening prayer

senior citizens dressed in traditional Filipinana dress

The Senior Citizen garden , which can be found near the Musical Dancing Fountain. The area was designated for seasoned park visitors as an area which can be used for various activities such as aerobic dance classes , zumba classes, ballroom dances, traditional folk-dances  and get-together .

senior citizen dancing traditional Filipino dance

The senior citizen garden is open for 24 hours . The garden had beautiful landscaped areas, a place for relaxation and a venue area which is ideal to celebrate events and meetings.

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