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Iloilo to celebrate 111th Semana Sang Iloilo this April

Submitted by on April 3, 2012 – 9:49 amNo Comment

Iloilo Province prepares for a weeklong celebration of the annual celebration of “Semana Sang Iloilo” – a local event aimed to showcase and celebrate the rich cultural heritage and progressive development of the province. This year’s Semana, now on its 111th edition, will be held on April 10 to 13 2012. With its theme, “Dalayawon Nga Binuhatan, Aton Pasidunggan kag Pasalamatan“, the 111th Semana Sang Iloilo will feature every facet of Ilonggo life with exhibits, parades, food fests, competitions and many more.

This is the schedule of 2012 Semana Sang Iloilo:

April 10, 2012 – Opening Day

7 AM – Bougainvillea Parade (From Jaro Plaza to Capitol Grounds) organized by Provincial Agriculture’s Office through the Federation of Iloilo Horticultural Association Incorporated

8 AM – Mass at the Capitol Lobby

2 PM – Opening of Exhibits:

  • Garden Show
  • Agricultural Exhibit – car park and canopy areas
  • OTOP Fair – car park and canopy areas;
  • Art and Photo Exhibit / Sining Pambansa Art Exhibition – Casa Real

4 PM – Inter-Municipal Folk Dance Competition – Capitol Lobby

April 11, 2012

7 AM: Mangrove Planting in Barangay Nabitasan, Leganes

8 AM to 5 PM: Jobs Fair (Public Employment Services Office at Capitol Lobby)

4 PM:  Inter-Municipal Brass Band Competition (Car park area)

April 12, 2012 – Employees Day

April 13, 2012

11 AM – 1 PM: Thanksgiving Luncheon and Awarding Ceremony (Capitol Lobby)

2 PM to 5 PM: Agri-Achievers Awarding Ceremony (5th Floor Capitol Building)

2:30 PM – Pasundayag (Parade of Municipal Festivals) at Car park area

Come and celebrate with us the beauty and amazing culture of our province. See you at 111th Semana sang Iloilo!

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