City gov’t to beautify Iloilo with murals
Treñasparticularly wanted to see local war heroes such as Teresa Magbanua, GeneralMartin Delgado and General Macario Peralta in the murals. Accordingto Mayor Jerry Treñas, once done the Sambag murals would be inaugurated on Oct.24. “Sa Muelley Loney pila ka buildings(owners) nagsugot nga pintahan ta,”said Treñas. This mural in Barangay Sambag, Jaro, Iloilo City features prominent Iloilo structures such as the provincial capitol, city hall, Iloilo Convention Center, old Jaro municipal hall, the jeepney, and Dinagyang Festival Warriors. The city government will beautify the metropolis with murals, artworks painted or applied directly on walls or other permanent surfaces. The first batch of these murals would be painted in Barangay Sambag, Jaro district. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN “Gusto naton mga local artists ang maobra,” said Treñas. “Para nga madumduman sang mga Ilonggo ang mga heroes naton,” heexplained. Asidefrom walls, the city mayor said, overpasses and even posts would be painted,too. AfterBarangay Sambag, the next walls to be painted are those along Muelle LoneyStreet in the City Proper. Topreserve the murals and protect them from vandals, the city mayor said,barangay officials and residents would be enlisted to take care of them./PN FineArts students of the University of San Agustin and Iloilo Science andTechnology University would be tapped for the murals. Buthe also appealed for volunteer artists. Thefirst batch of these murals would be painted in Barangay Sambag, Jaro district. DaviesPaints would provide the paints. ILOILOCity – The city government will beautify the metropolis with murals, artworkspainted or applied directly on walls or other permanent surfaces.