BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO
The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod is requesting Bacolod Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez to convene the Bacolod Arts and Tradition Council.
The decision authored by Councilor Em Ang, SP chairman of the Committee on Historical past, Arts and Tradition, mentioned Metropolis Ordinance No. 413, Collection of 2006, or an “Ordinance establishing the Arts and Tradition Council of Bacolod Metropolis, and mandating an annual Arts and Council Program within the Metropolis of Bacolod”, was amended on July 27, updating the composition of the membership of the BACC.
It mentioned DILG Memorandum Round No. 2017-133 of Sept. 29, 2017 enjoins all cities to legislate for the institution of a Native Tradition and the Arts Council, implement associated initiatives and/or strengthen present ones thereafter.
Bacolod Metropolis is endowed with varied tourism enterprises, together with however not restricted to historic and heritage websites, non secular icons and different tourism attraction, motels, conference middle, which if promoted and correctly managed, may very well be tapped as prime financial booster of the town by means of a sustainable community-based social enterprise, cultural, historic and agri-eco tourism, the decision mentioned.
To make sure the promotion, safety, preservation of our historic and cultural heritage, revitalize our metropolis’s creative custom and create alternatives for popularizing native artwork works, there’s a want for coordination and cooperation of all stakeholders, it added.*