NEWS | 2021/02/04 | LKRO
City Government of Kidapawan launches more online competitions for 23 rd Charter Day celebrations
KIDAPAWAN CITY (February 1, 2021) – The celebration of Kidapawan City’s 23 rd Charter Day on February 12, 2021 is slated to become more meaningful as the City Government has launched additional online contests for stakeholders to join.
Kidapawan City Acting Information Officer Atty Jose Paulo M. Evangelista said that aside from the line up of virtual competitions such as vlog contest, E-comics making contest, photo essay contest, festival song contest, the City Government has added an array of equally apprising digital activities to include art painting, souvenir shirt design, plantita bidding/raffle, eco-tourism circuit tree planting and Tiktok challenge: Kidapawan
carnival song. Atty. Evangelista said the theme “Celebrating Life, Sustaining Peace, Envisioning Prosperity” of the 23 rd Charter Day of Kidapawan City is fitting and proper for Kidapawenos to be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate as they strictly observe the prescribed minimum health protocols because of the current pandemic.
“These are virtual activities that celebrate our existence and highlight our unity in attaining peace and prosperity” Atty. Evangelista also said with the assurance of a safe and participative festivity.
By virtue of Republic Act 8500 signed by then Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos on February 12, 1998 Kidapawan was declared a Chartered City thereby attaining its own administrative structure and powers. It is also declared as Special Non-Working Holiday in the city to give way for constituents to the activities for the two-week long celebration commenced on February 1, 2021 with the vlog contest spearheaded by the Sangguniang Kabataan Federation of Kidapawan City.
The other competitions are evenly distributed until the 23rd Charter Day on February 12, 2021 where a Culmination Program and awarding of winners. (CIO_AJPME/jscj)