HONIARA City Council will today host the International Children’s Day at the Multipurpose hall.
The council’s Youth, Women and Sports division is coordinating the event with the assistance of stakeholders, including Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family affairs, Save the Children, the National Police Force, UNESCO, Social welfare, girl guides, scouts and many others.
The International Children’s Day, 20th November, remembers the day that the International Convention of the Rights of the Child was ratified.
The day will begin at the Art Gallery, with a parade of school children/Sunday schoolchildren down the main road to the Multipurpose Hall.
Representatives from schools, children’s groups and the National Police Band will parade to the Hall to start off a day of games, cultural entertainment, speeches and competitions for the children of Honiara.
Children from schools and Sunday schools throughout Honiara have been invited to participate in the event.
There will be speeches from the City Major of Honiara, Minister for Women Youth & Children Affairs and key representatives from Save the Children and UNESCO.
The theme for this year is “Every Child In School” Hao Yumi go Skul and shall encourage parents and adults to listen and action the voices of children in the community.
Children after all represent the future generation of Solomon Islanders and supporting them now, will set strong foundations for the future leaders.
There will be games, cultural performances and dramas, art and lunch box competitions and awareness talks throughout the day.
The event is open to all children in Honiara and will
also include informational stalls, face painting and kaikai stalls.
Children Planning Activities and Drawing Site plan for the up coming International Children’s Day celebration today.
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