joseph batcagan

Joseph Batcagan is the editor and a writer for Project Iloilo.

Articles by Joseph Batcagan:

Couch Sessions Present Poetika

The collective behind Poetika, the Iloilo City-exclusive monthly poetry and open mic event, held its first presentation in Cafe Strum as part its Couch Sessions series at the La Vita Merkato Food Park in Mandurriao last July 20, 2018. Some of the featured talent included PG Zoluaga, Analog Audiokid, Nana & Tom, Mark Evangelista, Marvin Monfort and.. Read more

5 Ilonggo Heroes You Should Look Up On Independence Day

What Would Iloilo in the 1900s Look Like with the ‘Arellano Plan’?

Chef Tibong Promotes Ilonggo Heritage by Getting You Hungry

The food we eat tells us who we are as a people. As Ilonggos, we don’t find it surprising to see our food have a distinctive connection to our culture. But more importantly, food also reflects the soul of our society. Kare-kare, sinigang, pancit molo, or KBL can be proud symbols of one’s ethnicity. Chef.. Read more

I Went to See Joyce Pring Talk (and Other Observations from AdCon 18)

Tsokolate: Inside Cabatuan’s Handmade Tablea Factory

This Ilonggo-Made Boracay Documentary Confronts our Prejudices on Atis & IPs

A very Iloilo thing happened during the lead-up to the premiere of ‘Pagmuklat: Lugta Ke Tamama (Land of God)’: A friend saw me share the event poster on my Facebook feed, and then proceeded to send me a message to say that one of the subjects from the documentary, Dexter Condez, happened to be their.. Read more

Bakya Mo Neneng: An Ilongga OFW’s Death in Kuwait Proves Why This Song is Still Relevant

How Iloilo Titas Dated Back Then