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

April 13, 2012 – 4:49 am | 3 Comments
tribu-pan-ay Iloilo

 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.

Barotac Viejo’s Taltal: Remembering the Passion of Christ

April 7, 2012 – 9:46 pm | One Comment
Jesus

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 …

Iloilo I LOVE! intensifies Iloilo City for New Wonder City Campaign!

March 29, 2012 – 6:08 pm | One Comment
Iloilo City

Today, Iloilo I LOVE! releases the official poster for its campaign, “Iloilo City: A New Wonder City of the World”. This website is in one with the city of Iloilo in making this dream a …

Garin Farm at San Joaquin (Part 3): An Adventure You Shouldn’t Miss

March 24, 2012 – 8:31 pm | 9 Comments
Zipline Equipments

Okay, so we had pilgrimage, climbed a 400-step staircase, fed some animals, and watered some plants. So what’s next for us at Garin Farm? Definitely – FUN! Relax and enjoy the time with your family …

Agriculture? It’s More Fun in San Joaquin’s Garin Farm (Part 2)

March 22, 2012 – 5:19 pm | One Comment
Bahay Kubo

What else to do in a farm? Surely, growing crops and raising animals are. But in Garin Farm at San Joaquin, I guess they take it at another notch higher. Using eco-friendly and practical techniques, …

Pintados De Pasi 2012 Highlights: Proud Heritage meets Fun and Colors

March 20, 2012 – 1:39 pm |
Karosa-1

Pintados de Pasi of Passi City is one of the province’s premiere festivals. Its roots are deep into Ilonggo history and heritage and it looks back to our pre-colonial past – a testament to our …

Garin Farm at San Joaquin (Part 1): The Pilgrimage

March 17, 2012 – 6:06 am | 12 Comments
San Joaquin Iloilo Mountains

Pilgrimage during summer? What else do you have in mind? A beautiful scenery, captivating replica of Christ’s life, and of course a flight of 400 stairs towards a gigantic Cross- that’s what in store for …

Iloilo I LOVE! E-Guide: Visita Iglesia – The Old Churches of Iloilo City

March 15, 2012 – 9:16 am | 2 Comments
Visita Iglesia Iloilo City

Lenten Season is once again here and the Holy Week is fast approaching. Definitely, Iloilo City is the place to be in this time. Old churches, nice people, good food, and comfortable places to stay …

Why should Iloilo be a New Wonder City of the World?

March 13, 2012 – 2:32 pm | 3 Comments
Dinagyang-Paraw

Iloilo City – a progressive metropolis at the heart of the Philippines is at the crossroads. The city had seen its ups and downs, but never had it been this exciting at our city. We …

Camiña Balay nga Bato: Heritage, shopping, and much more (Part 2)

March 10, 2012 – 10:41 pm | 9 Comments
Camiña Balay nga Bato: Heritage, shopping, and much more (Part 2)

A proud history and prestigious family traditions mark the 1865 Avanceña House, now called Camiña Balay nga Bato at Villa Arevalo, Iloilo City. From afar, one can clearly see how beautifully this house was preserved …

Camiña Balay Nga Bato: A Tour on Ilonggo Heritage House (Part 1)

March 7, 2012 – 8:22 pm | 19 Comments
Antique-santo

A proud history and prestigious family traditions mark the 1865 Avanceña House, now called Camiña Balay nga Bato at Villa Arevalo, Iloilo City. From afar, one can clearly see how beautifully this house was preserved …

Iloilo’s Calle Real Redeux: The Side Streets

March 1, 2012 – 5:31 pm | 13 Comments
P.-Dulalia

Calle Real, as chronicled during the Spanish times, is a winding road that was full of shops, establishments, firms and their offices, and yes, foreign consulates. Commerce was fully alive as Iloilo became the “premiere …

Iloilo City Development Update (February 2012)

February 24, 2012 – 9:03 pm | 357 Comments
Iloilo City

Iloilo City is in full swing in its development projects – both public and private efforts are now reshaping the face of the metro with its new skyscrapers, malls, restoration projects, infrastructure and facility improvements, …

Mr. & Miss SCUAA Coronation Night at WVSU

February 22, 2012 – 9:28 am |
WVSU SCUAA

Update: Last night, February 21, WVSU played host to the 2012 Mr. & Miss SCUAA Nationals. It was a very successful event and I congratulate the organizers for their beautiful presentation. Twelve handsome men and …