Three hundred twelve (312) barangay officials attended the mass oath taking ceremony at the Vigan Convention Center. Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina administered the oath taking last November 15, 2013. In her speech, Mayor Eva enjoined all new elected barangay officials to band with the city government to effectively respond to the concerns of the people as well as ensure a synchronization of efforts with other community leaders to determine, plan and implement programs that will improve the lives of Bigueños. Prior to the oath taking ceremony, Msgr. Vicente Avila officiated the mass and the spiritual oath. Among those who attended the oath taking are Board Member Jeremias Singson, Vice Mayor Lulu Baquiran, SPM Juan Carlo Medina, SPM Kisses Agdamag,SPM John Patrick Singson, SPM Joy Bennette Orio, SPM Francisco Arturo Ranches III, SPM Constante Benzon, SPM Tenten Figuerres, SPM Benjo Versoza, SPM Ramil Arce, SPM George Villanueva & ABC Pres. Edmund Supnet. The newly-elected chair... read more
Your position is all about PUBLIC SERVICE
[ Inspirational Message delivered by Mayor Eva Medina during the Oath taking Ceremony of the Newly Elected Brgy. Officials held at the Vigan Convention Center on November 15, 2013.]
PAGRAEMAK A KAKAILYAK, MARAGSAKANNNAK A MANGPASANGABAY KADAGITOY NAPILI A MANGIDAULO KEN MANGWANAWAN KADAGITI AGINDEG ITI NADUMDUMA A BARANGAY ITI CIUDAD TAYO A VIGAN. CONGRATULATIONS FOR THE FRESH MANDATE THAT YOUR BARANGAYMATES HAVE GIVEN YOU. TODAY, YOU HAVE TAKEN YOUR OATH TO PURSUE WHAT YOUR POSITION IS ALL ABOUT ----- PUBLIC SERVICE. IT IS MY PRIVILEGE TO HAVE FORMALLY INDUCTED YOU TO LEAD THE BARANGAYS OF VIGAN. ON THIS DAY, I ENJOIN YOU TO BAND WITH THE CITY GOVERNMENT AND TOGETHER WE SHALL EFFECTIVELY RESPOND TO THE CONCERNS OF OUR PEOPLE . LET US BE ONE IN MAKING OUR VISION OF OUR VIGAN AS A HABITABLE HERITAGE CITY OF CHOICE AS WELL AS WORK TO ACHIEVE OUR MISSION TO CONSERVE OUR HERITAGE AND DELIVER QUALITY SERVICES FOR IMPROVED QUALITY OF LIFE. AS YOU... read more
Vigan Participates in the World Heritage Congress
As a manifestation of unity with her colleagues in the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OHWC), Vigan participated in the 12th OHWC World Congress in Oaxaca de Juarez Mexico.
This was held from November 19 – 22, 2013. Mayor Eva Medina and Former Mayor Ferdi Medina represented the city in this gathering of heritage site managers, policy makers and experts. The Congress serves as an assembly of knowledge sharing in the pursuit of the development of “possible public policies, government actions to protect, save, preserve and manage world heritage sites”.
With the theme ’Heritage Cities, Sustainable Cities’, the twelfth congress was highlighted with presentations on Environmental Conservation and the Sustainability of Cultural Heritage; Comprehensive Planning in Heritage Sites; Cultural Heritage in the Context of Sustainable Development; and the value of Society in the Preservation of Cultural Heritage. The Keynote Speaker was Dr. Joseph Sarukhan Kermez, National... read more