• January 20, 2021

SM Lanang Premier Marks National Children’s Book Reading Day

SM Lanang Premier Marks National Children’s Book Reading Day

SM Lanang Premier Marks National Children’s Book Reading DayIn celebration of the National Children’s Book Reading Day, SM Supermalls, in partnership with the National Book Development Board, Vibal Publishing, Department of Education and Calidad Humana, will be having a storytelling activity for grade school children. This is to commemorate the publication of Dr. Jose Rizal’s classic, “Ang Pagong at Ang Matsing.”

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Two books from Vibal Publishing – ‘Si Kaitlin at ang Game Machine’ and ‘Bob da Blob’ will be read by featured storytellers to participating students ages 8 to 12 years old.

At SM Lanang Premier, two celebrity storytellers – ABS-CBN Davao News Chief and Maayong Buntag Mindanao hostMichelle Robin-Bacsal and Jenefe Simbajon, reigning “Diwa ng Davao” 2015 and 1st Runner-up, Mutya ng Dabaw 2015 will grace the activity and bring characters into life at the storytelling show to be held on Tuesday, July 21, 10:30 am to 11:30 am, at the mall Atrium. Grade 2 students from the Integrated Basic Education Department of Assumption College of Davao will participate in the said activity.

Robin-Bacsal and Simbajon will discuss the moral of the story and encourage the students to make reading a regular habit.

The said activity is part of SM Cares’ Program for Children, which promotes literacy and encourages the young to cultivate a love for reading at an early age.

Participating students will be given free story books courtesy of Vibal Publishing to jumpstart their daily habit of reading. They will also be provided with free snacks by Krispy Kreme-SM Lanang Premier branch.

The National Children’s Book Reading Day is celebrated annually every 3rd Tuesday of July across 52 SM malls in the Philippines as well as 5 in China. It is in line with the company’s corporate social responsibility to make its malls not just child-friendly but also be a venue for learning, where children can learn traditional values and develop their full potential.

For activity and event updates, visit SM Lanang Premier on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You may also visit smcares.com.ph for more information on SM Cares’ Program for Children’s Affairs.

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