Catbalogan continues with cultural heritage mapping

Continuing with the second module of the Cultural Heritage Mapping Project of the Provincial Government of Samar, the City Tourism, Culture, Arts and Information Office conducted an orientation last November 04, 2017 at SP Session Hall.

The said module will cover the built and intangible heritage of Catbalogan City after completing with the first, which covered plants and animals, landscapes and marinescapes as well as natural views.

The whole project is being facilitated by the renowned heritage conservationist, Professor Eric Zerrudo of the UST Graduate School – Center for Conservation of Cultural Property and of Environment in the Tropics (UST GS – CCCPET) and will cover all 24 municipalities and 2 cities under the whole Samar Province.

Apart from the elementary and secondary teachers under the Division of Catbalogan, Department of Education who started with the first module and continuing the second, several college scholars are set to join with the cultural mapping.

This cultural heritage mapping will produce a database of all cultural properties of Catbalogan both tangible and intangible and will be used for the city’s programming for tourism and economic projects as well as for the academe for curriculum inclusion that are geared towards a population that is aware and engaged in preserving, protecting and promoting our culture.

(Photos by Ma. Theresa Joy Nabore; Article by Ador Hurtado)

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