Municipality of Daanbantayan thru the Municipal Social Welfare and Development (MSWD) Office celebrated the Elderly Filipino Week with a whole-day activity participated in by senior citizens from different barangays. The event started with an early morning parade, followed by a program held at Lamberto R. Te Cultural Center where our elderly showcased their dancing skills in traditional dance called chacha and curacha. Highlight of the activity was the pageant and coronation for groovy lolos and lolas.
The Elderly Filipino Week is observed every first week of October pursuant to Proclamation No. 470 to promote the well being of the elderly Filipinos. This year’s celebration has the theme “Healthy and Productive Aging Starts with Me”. Joining the activity were Mayor Sun J. Shimura and municipal councilors.