National Teacher’s Month Celebration with PHLPOST, urges student to write via online

Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) invites all students to join the “Dear Teacher” online letter writing contest to express their gratitude to their beloved teachers.

National Teacher’s Month Campaign

The project is in cooperation with the Department of Education (DepEd) and Metrobank Foundation Inc., Philippine Postal Corporation‘s ” Salamat Po Letter Writing Advocacy Program” encourages students to recognize their teachers through the art of letter-writing in celebration of “National Teachers’ Month” which falls every September.

According to PHLPost, even during the pandemic period, they are doing this annual letter writing contest via online to effectively promote and appreciate the hardwork and sacrifices of our teachers in molding the students to become better persons in society.

Students shall compose a short, one-page handwritten letters expressing their gratitude to their beloved teachers.

Participants shall photograph their letters, post it on Facebook and tag Facebook page @salamatpoletterwriting or may email at:

Winners with the best handwritten letters will be selected, to receive a special prize from PHLPost and partner agencies.


1st National Letter Writing Day

Manila Central Post Office – Liwasang Bonifacio , Ermita , Manila -Philippines

poster of the event

Philippine Postal Corporation with the partnership Department of Education ( DEPED ) , Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino , SM Supermalls and Manila Bulletin spearheaded the letter writing competition .

The competition will be on October 9, 2013 at SM Baguio, SM North EDSA, SM Baliuag , SM Pampanga, SM Naga, SM Consolacion, SM Iloilo and SM Davao.

For more information about the competition please try to call : 527-0074 -Philippine Postal Corporation -Corporate Communication Office


Universal Postal Union letter writing contest for 2013

PHLPost launches Int’l letter writing contest

 The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) invites students 15-years old and below to join the 42nd Universal Postal Union (UPU) International Letter Writing Competition for Young People.  The winning piece will be sent by PHLPost as the Philippines’ official entry in the worldwide letter writing competition to be held in Berne, Switzerland.

The contest is a yearly event organized by PhilPost under the auspices of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), which is composed of 191 countries around the world of which the Philippines is an active member.

The 2013 competition asks young people to write a letter to someone to tell them “why water is precious”. The theme coincides with the International Decade for Action “Water for Life” 2005–2015.

The compositions must be recent and original letters written in English according to the theme of the competition. It must not exceed the limit of 800 words in length in the form of a letter-typewritten.

Entries must contain the elements of a letter, place and date, addressee’s address, opening and closing salutation and signature.

On a separate sheet of paper, the participant must indicate the following information: Number of words of the letter, complete name and address, Gender of Candidate, Age and /or Date of Birth, Colored 2×2 Photo, Name and Address of School/Grade or Year Level and Contact Numbers (Telephone/Cellphone).

The first prize winner will receive P15,000.00 cash; second prize- P10,000.00 and  third prize- P5,000.00. All winners will also be awarded medals, plaques and albums of Philippine stamps.

The criteria for judging are relevance to the theme of the competition -30%; imagination and originality of the contents- 20%; demonstrates a good style of writing and communication -20%; demonstrates an extensive vocabulary-20% and youthfulness of tone-10%.

All entries must be mailed at any post offices nationwide by Express or Registered Mail not later than October 9, 2012 to: Office of the Assistant Postmaster General for Operations c/o Ms. Jocelyn E. Cacho- Special Project Officer 3/F Philippine Postal Corporation, Liwasang Bonifacio 1000 Manila.

 For more information, please visit the website at: or (UPU) writing/en/index.shtml or call Tel. 527-0108/527-0059/527-0074.

Alvin E. Fidelson

Information Officer


Tel. 5270074/ 0939-8402431

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