La Paz ‘Batchoy Capital’ in Iloilo

THE district of La Paz is now officially the ‘Batchoy Capital’ in Iloilo City.

Through a resolution, the Iloilo City Council declared the district as the capital of the famous Ilonggo dish, batchoy that was known to originate in the district.

The dish has been a part of Ilonggo’s Intangible Cultural Heritage and hailed as an Ilonggo pride.

The resolution also abides the policy to recognize, organize, and provide support for tourism-related activities and programs.

The resolution was penned by the council’s committee Tourism, Culture, and Historical Affairs chairman Councilor Candice Magdalane Tupas.


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