Iloilo BATCHOY to vie for Guinness World Record
MAKE it Iloilo as the home of native delicacy hot soup “batchoy’ when the Iloilo Convention
and Visitors Bureau (ICVB) starts drumming up the well-loved soup to be included in the
list of Guinness Book of world records.
City tourism officer Ben Jimena said organizers are currently looking for the biggest bowl
to hold the batchoy to feed more than 300 streetchildren in one sitting here during the
Jimena said the idea is to promote batchoy as a delicacy of Iloilo in the international audience
after noting that the first thing a balikbayan or a tourist looks for is native food especially Iloilo batchoy.
The ICVB and Decos La Paz Batchoy are currently campaigning for the promotion of batchoy through the
staging of the batchoy bowl which will actually become a soup kitchen for the streetchildren of Iloilo,
part of the Dinagyang revelry slated on January 23-25, 2009.
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