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100s of children march across P.E.I. to mark National Child Day

Hundreds of young children marched through downtown Charlottetown and several other Island communities Monday.

March marks anniversary of international recognition of children's rights.

The parade ended with a sing-along on the lawn at Province House. (Stephanie Brown/CBC)

Hundreds of young children marched through downtown Charlottetown and several other Island communities Monday to mark National Child Day.

A group of children display a banner at the head of the parade. (Stephanie Brown/CBC)

National Child Day is held every year to mark the anniversary of the United Nations officially recognizing children's rights.

Some children took the opportunity to wear costumes. (Stephanie Brown/CBC)

It is also a chance to teach kids about their rights and responsibilities.

Shades of purple, yellow, green and blue: there was lots of colour in the street. (Stephanie Brown/CBC)

In Charlottetown, children marched through the downtown, past city hall and to Province House.

The parade passes Charlottetown City Hall. (Stephanie Brown/CBC)
The parade approaches Province House. (Stephanie Brown/CBC)

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