Mayor Cristina G.. Romualdez

TACLOBAN CITY – The city government of Tacloban has kicked off activities for the 2018 National Children’s Month Celebration last November 6, starting with a mass for children at the Sto. Niño Church.
On Friday,(November 16), around 4,000 day care pupils coming from the 67 day care centers of the city, along with their parents and teachers, participated in a parade and a program held at the Balyuan Grounds to mark the official start of activities.
Other activities slated for the month-long celebration are a playground demonstration, literary and musical contests on November 23 at the Balyuan Amphitheater.
The Theme for this year’s celebration is “Isulong: Tamang Pag-aaruga para sa lahat ng bata.”
By virtue of Republic Act No. 10661 signed on May 29, 2015, the National Children’s Month is observed every November to create awareness on the plight and importance of Children in nation-building.