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Articles by Mark Segador

Mark Segador is a nurse, a freelance photographer, and a local tourism and investment advocate. Grew up in Tarlac, spent a decade in Manila before settling at Iloilo. He enjoys taking stunning photos and shares them with meaningful stories.

Pasundayag at Semana Sang Iloilo 2012 (Part 2)

April 20, 2012 – 6:16 pm | One Comment
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Celebrating the pride of Iloilo will never be complete without a parade of its festivals. This year’s Pasundayag or Parade of Municipal Festivals rocked the Capitol grounds with the festivals’ drum-beating and hyper dance moves. …

Ilonggo Festivals Color ABS-CBN’s Newest Summer Station ID

April 18, 2012 – 10:17 pm | 2 Comments
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ABS-CBN really captured the best of our Pinoy summer with a rainbow of colors seen in our festivals. Leading the 6 minute video is an opening with Ati Warriors of Dinagyang Festival. Manggahan Festival of …

The Pride of Iloilo: Semana Sang Iloilo 2012 (Part 1)

April 18, 2012 – 8:30 pm |
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This year’s Semana Sang Iloilo truly showcased the treasures of our province – from our own products, agricultural produce, arts, festivals, and much much more. A rich and noble province – that is Iloilo. Let’s …

Behind the Scenes: Tribu Pan-ay’s Rehearsal for Aliwan 2012

April 13, 2012 – 4:49 am | 3 Comments
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 Iloilo I LOVE! visits Fort San Pedro National High School – the home of Dinagyang 2012 Ati Dance Competition Champion Tribu Pan-ay to witness the contingent’s preparations for the Aliwan Fiesta 2012.

Searching for the Datu (Part 1): Tiolas and Cataan Cove

April 10, 2012 – 8:10 pm | 17 Comments
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It was another adventure for us – this time searching for the steps of the old Datus. Centuries ago, in this part of Panay Island (the town of San Joaquin), balangays of ten Datus from …

Barotac Viejo’s Taltal: Remembering the Passion of Christ

April 7, 2012 – 9:46 pm | One Comment
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Semana Santa in Iloilo is always a great oopportunity to witness the deep religiousity of the Ilonggos. The Holy Week is peppered with so many religious activities such as masses, processions, meditations, Visita Iglesia, and …

Miag-ao Church: A Queen among Queens

April 5, 2012 – 9:49 pm | 3 Comments
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A Queen among Queens – that’s a title I would give to this magnificent church. No other church in the Philippines will rival the beauty and majesty of the Miag-ao Church, also known as Church …

2012 Saad Festival of Leganes Schedule of Events

April 4, 2012 – 4:33 pm |
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This April, all roads lead to Leganes for its annual celebration of faith and religion. Dubbed as Western Visayas’ Mecca because of its intense spirituality and devotion, Leganes will once again showcase their thanksgiving to …

Guimaras’ 2012 Manggahan Festival Schedule

April 3, 2012 – 10:24 am | 4 Comments
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It’s raining mangoes this summer at the beautiful island of Guimaras with its annual celebration of the Manggahan Festival. Started in 1993, the Manggahan Festival aims to showcase the the thriving Mango Industry of the …

Iloilo to celebrate 111th Semana Sang Iloilo this April

April 3, 2012 – 9:49 am |
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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 …