New Alegria, Compostela holds 1st Letchon Festival
Compostela Valley Province– Fifty (50) delicious, crispy, yummy and crunchy organic “letchon” (roasted pig) was displayed during the celebration of the first Letchon festival of Barangay New Alegria, Compostela, Compostela Valley Province on May 17, 2018.
The event is in line with the celebration of the 50th Founding Anniversary or Araw ng Barangay New Alegria with the theme “Bulawanong Panaghiusa para sa Malungtarong Kauswagan sa atong Barangay”.
The different flavors of Letchon with different sizes were displayed at the Barangay Gymnasium of the said barangay for the dinner for all or “Salo-salo sa Panihapon” with the people attending the celebration.
Prior to the program, a motorcade, Basketball Exhibition of the Rohan Institute College of Bukidnon versus Holy Cross of Sasa College and the preparation of the letchon as well as the holy mass were done.
According to Councilor Myrel V. Bangcasan – Committee Chair on Tourism that the main goal of the festival is to showcase that the best letchon is found in Barangay New Alegria of Compostela town.
“Ang tumong gyud nato ani nganung ato kining gi celebrate ang letchon festival atol sa ika-50 nga Araw sa Barangay para mahibal-an sa tanan nga naa diay sa Barangay New Alegria makita ang lamian ug kayang kaya sa bulsa nga letchon baboy” said Bangcasan.
She added that this is also the best way to help improve the livelihood of our constituents especially ang ilang business is magluto ug magbaligya ug letchon baboy para sa nagkadaiyang okasyon”.
Meanwhile, Barangay Captain Alex Lendio said that every Araw ng Barangay the letchon are sponsored by the different puroks and also the Barangay with 11 letchon per celebration.
“At this time, happy kaayo ko sa ika 50th nga celebration kay niabot gyud ug 50 kabuok lecthon ang paga salohan sa tanang mga tao ug ni participate sa maong activities nga nahimo gyud ang 1st lechon festival nga successful,” said Lendio.
“The best letchon is available at Andalajao Letchon House in Barangay New Alegria. It is easy to access for the buyers by accessing the provincial road from Pangutusan, Nabunturan to Gabi, Compostela and then stop over to Barangay New Alegria,” Bangcasan ended. (Rey Antibo, ID Comval)
Fifty (50) delicious, crispy, yummy and crunchy organic “letchon” (roasted pig) was displayed during the celebration of the first Letchon festival of Barangay New Alegria, Compostela, Compostela Valley Province on May 17, 2018. (Photo by. Rey Antibo, ID Comval)