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Undoubtedly Iloilo’s Queen of Heritage Houses, the Nelly Garden gained an iconic status representing the old grandeur of the city. Within its elegant halls, important personalities dined on sumptuous feasts and danced in grand balls. …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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: Bridging Iloilo City with the USA

March 3, 2012 – 10:55 pm |
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America once again experienced the warm welcome of the Ilonggos as they officially open America in 3D: : A Road Show in Diplomacy, Development, and Defense – a 3-day event aimed at strengthening the friendly …

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 …

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, …

Casino Español de Iloilo: Abandoned and Ruined

February 27, 2012 – 9:49 am | 7 Comments
casino espanol de iloilo prewar

Long before Smallville in Mandurriao was crowned as Iloilo City’s nightlife center, Ilonggos are already used to nocturnal parties and gala. During the height of the sugar boom, the elite usually converged around Muelle Loney …

Iloilo City Development Update (February 2012)

February 24, 2012 – 9:03 pm | 346 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 …