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Pintados De Pasi Festival 2012 Schedule

March 5, 2012 – 9:48 am |
Pintados De Pasi

The Pintados De Pasi Festival held every 3rd week of March is perhaps one of the best known and established festivals of the Province of Iloilo that have evolved through the years. It has played …

America in 3D Road Show Hits Iloilo City

February 28, 2012 – 2:45 pm |
philippine all stars

Uncle Sam comes to Iloilo City – the City of LOVE, in a spectacle dubbed as “America in 3D: A Road Show in Diplomacy, Development, and Defense“. A 3-day event organized by the US Embassy, …

Strong Quake Jolts Western Visayas and Cebu Regions

February 6, 2012 – 7:41 pm | 2 Comments
iloilo quake

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake rocked the island of Negros at 11: 49 AM this morning, with lesser shocks experienced in Iloilo and Cebu. The earthquake was felt up to Bicol region, Mindoro Island, and Mindanao. …

“Pangayaw”: An Iloilo Cultural Exhibit by Ilonggo Artists

February 5, 2012 – 11:46 am |
GSIS Museo ng Sining

If you happen to be in Manila this coming month, don’t miss an Ilonggo cultural art exhibit at GSIS Museo ng Sining. Let’s support our fellow Ilonggos in promoting our culture and showcasing to the …

40th Paraw Regatta Schedule (February 12-19, 2012)

January 26, 2012 – 9:35 pm |

2012 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival – 40th Edition
“Sailing the Best Wind”
Iloilo City, Philippines

2012 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival – 40th Edition
Schedule of Activities
February 12 To 19, 2012

December 10, 2012 (Saturday)

12:00 NN
Festival Launching
Tatoy’s Manokan

February 12, 2012 (Sunday)

7:00 …

Kalibo Santo Niño Ati-atihan Festival 2012

January 9, 2012 – 10:32 am |
Kalibo Ati-Atihan

Kalibo Santo Niño Ati-atihan Festival 2012
A combination of history and religiosity, of culture and traditions – Ati-Atihan is once again here to rock the streets of Kalibo, Aklan in tunes of drum beating and parade of …

2012 Dinagyang PROPOSED PRIZES

January 5, 2012 – 9:36 pm |
2012 Dinagyang PROPOSED PRIZES

The following is the proposed cash prizes for the variety of competitions to be held at this year’s Dinagyang 2012. I have to emphasize that this is just PROPOSED, as we are not connected to …

Iloilo’s Dinagyang 2012 Calendar of Events

January 4, 2012 – 10:02 pm |

Dinagyang Festival 2012
Schedule of Events (as of January 4, 2012)**
Iloilo City, Philippines
January 6 Friday 4:00 PM
Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2012 Talent Competition
SM City Iloilo Events Center
January 6 to February 29 5:30 PM
Dinagyang Carnival Rides
Back of SM …

Dinagyang 2012 Schedule of Events Bared

January 3, 2012 – 12:05 pm |
Dinagyang 2012 Schedule of Events Bared

We are reposting the article written by Mr. Ben Jimena, the tourism officer of the city, which describes in detail the events of this year’s Dinagyang Festival. See you all this January at the country’s …

Gov’t eyes launching of Iloilo Central Market Redevelopment Project this 2012

December 31, 2011 – 1:48 am | 16 Comments
Iloilo Central Market Plan

The redevelopment of the Iloilo Central Market, a heritage building at the heart of the metro, was first proposed in 2008 as part of the city’s central business district revitalization project. Three years after, it …

Iloilo City’s Development Projects Update (December 2011)

December 26, 2011 – 9:31 pm |

Before 2011 ends let’s take a look at on-going and future projects on Iloilo City. 2012 will be an exciting year for the city as some of this projects are slated for completion, while others …

Critical Care Pediatricians to hold convention in time with Dinagyang 2012

December 5, 2011 – 4:10 pm |
Sarabia Manor Iloilo

Just in time before Dinagyang 2012, the Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (SPCCM) in cooperation with Philippine Pediatric Society (Negros Occidental – Western Visayas Chapter) will hold its 8th Annual Convention in Iloilo City. …

Dinagyang Festival 2012 Schedule Released

November 27, 2011 – 9:26 pm |

The Iloilo City government released the schedule of next year’s most anticipated tourism event.
Dinagyang 2012 with its theme, Beyond Awards, A Culture of Excellence, aims to showcase the development of the city through its most …

Local Govt Offices to move at New Iloilo City Hall this December

November 27, 2011 – 8:57 pm |
Iloilo City Hall entrance

Local Govt Offices to move at New Iloilo City Hall this December
Six city government departments are reported to transfer to the new Iloilo City Hall this coming December 15. The nearly finished city hall has …