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Amaia Land joins the groove at San Miguel Town Fiesta

June 1, 2015 – 2:32 pm |

Real estate developer Amaia Land Corp joined the people of San Miguel, Iloilo in celebrating their annual town fiesta. With cool groove and party ambiance, the festive event held in San Miguel Auditorium proved to …

2014 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Schedule

February 7, 2014 – 10:05 am |
2014 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Schedule

Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2014 Schedule
2014 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival – 42nd Edition

Drilon, DPWH launches Benigno Aquino Avenue Project

February 28, 2013 – 12:04 pm | 4 Comments

Senator Franklin Drilon and DPWH Region 6, together with local executive leaders – Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, VM Joe III Espinosa, and Congressman Jerry Trenas, launched another high impact project – the improvement and widening …

Iloilo City honors Cultural Heritage Awardees

August 29, 2012 – 7:07 pm | 4 Comments
1925 serafin villanueva building

Last August 25, the Iloilo City Government and the Iloilo Cultural Heritage Foundation, Inc., awarded personalities whose efforts greatly contributed to the conservation of cultural heritage in the metro. More urgent than ever before is …

Iloilo City celebrates Diamond Jubilee

August 27, 2012 – 8:52 pm |

Iloilo City’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations reached its climax last Saturday with a 16,000 strong civic parade at the old downtown. Contingents from local and national government agencies, schools, the private sector, and NGOs come together …

Iloilo Cultural Heritage Foundation bares future projects for Calle Real

August 16, 2012 – 8:45 pm | 4 Comments

There are so many good news I would love to share with you regarding the developments at the restoration efforts at Calle Real. The Iloilo Cultural Heritage Foundation Inc. has lined up several projects that …

All gears up for 1st Philippine International River Summit at Iloilo City

May 29, 2012 – 4:16 pm |

All systems go here at Iloilo City for the 1st Philippine International River Summit which starts tomorrow, May 30. This is a milestone event, not only for the City of Iloilo, but more so in …

Katagman Festival 2012 Schedule

April 29, 2012 – 8:58 am |
Katagman Festival 2012 Schedule

Oton is celebrating its 440th Foundation Day with array of colorful activities fit enough to commemorate one of the Philippines’ oldest pueblos. Come and visit Oton on their exciting Katagman Festival 2012!
Katagman Festival 2012
440th Foundation Day …

Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (Western Visayas) awarded in Iloilo City

April 27, 2012 – 7:09 pm | 3 Comments

Yesterday, the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines – Western Visayas were named during a solemn yet very joyous ceremony at the august halls of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol. Celebrating with the triumph of our …

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

April 18, 2012 – 10:17 pm | 2 Comments

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 …

2012 Saad Festival of Leganes Schedule of Events

April 4, 2012 – 4:33 pm |

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

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 |

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 …

Iloilo City sends off Dinagyang Contingent to Aliwan Festival 2012

March 31, 2012 – 8:16 pm | 13 Comments
Tribu Pan-ay 8

The people of Iloilo City gathered at the downtown’s Freedom Grandstand to witness the send-off program for our contingent on this year’s Aliwan Festival. Tribu Pan-ay, the champion of Dinagyang Ati Tribe Competition 2012, will …