MIAGAO, Iloilo – In order to properly record the heritage resources of the Municipality, the Tourism Unit is set to conduct Local Cultural Mapping in the locality.

“We are working on the identification and documentation of all cultural resources and local assets,” Tourism Officer Anthony Selorio told Punong Barangays and Barangay Chairperson of the Committee on Tourism.

According to Mr. Selorio, the briefing is the jumpstart of the activity which will officially kick off after a seminar workshop with the facilitators and personnel from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) on August 18 to 24, 2019

The cultural mapping will undergo phases to include Scoping and Negotiation, Social Preparation, Training of Local Team, Data Gathering, Data Validation/Reporting of Draft Profile, Finalized Profile, Analysis of Mapping Results and Planning.

“Through this proposed activity, we may be able to develop or establish initiatives for the conservation of local and cultural heritage as well we can develop guidelines for its safeguarding,” said Mayor Macario N. Napulan, MD.  (ABMande)