Little Ms. Thailand and Little Mr. Ireland are the winners for the Best in National Costume during the United Nations Celebration at SM City San Jose Del Monte.
It was a synergy of cultures as SM Malls in Marilao, San Jose Del Monte, Pulilan, and Baliwag recently commemorates the 73rdanniversary of United Nations Day.
SM Malls in Bulacan were instantly transformed into palette of hues as thousands of kids dressed up in their national costumes with their colorful flags.
Over 700 students from different schools in San Jose Del Monte City join the Parade of Nations and Costume Contest at SM.
“It is always our pleasure to host UN Day celebration because it teaches kids the importance of respect despite differences in culture, religion and language to achieve international understanding” shares SM City San Jose Del Monte Mall Manager Jose Mari Emmanuel Correa.
SM City Marilao Assistant Mall Manager Don Fiesta also added that UN Day celebration encourages appreciation on cultural diversity while raising awareness on United Nation’s role to the world.
During the celebration, participants performed traditional song and dance numbers, showcasing the culture and tradition of different countries. United Nations celebration also proved to be a treat to shoppers and participants as spectacular prizes and awards were given.
United Nations Day is one of the many exciting activities of SM Supermalls in honor of the intergovernmental organization that promotes human rights, social and economic development, and world peace. Each year, SM Supermalls organizes variety of events to mark UN Day. Activities range from film and art exhibitions, costume contests, symposiums to series of culture appreciation for students.