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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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35th National Milo Marathon Elimination at Bacolod City

September 21, 2011 – 3:03 am |
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Bacolod City will once again host an elimination round of the National Milo Marathon.
The last time the city participated in such event was last 2009.
This year, around 8000 runners are expected to flock the event …

Twin Festivals at Capiz: Bayanihan and Thanksgiving

September 18, 2011 – 8:12 pm | 3 Comments
Bayanihan Sa Capiz

This 3rd week of September, two different festivals are set to be celebrated at Capiz – the Patabang Festival at Tapaz, and the Pasalamat Festival of Dao. Both of these festivals stem from the Capiznons’ …

Bacolod City’s MASSKARA Festival 2011 Schedule

September 17, 2011 – 9:25 pm |
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The 32nd MASSKARA Festival of Bacolod was launched last September 2, 2011; for those who missed the launching, no need to worry because the climax is still to come this October. At the end of …

San Jose Church: Birthplace of Dinagyang and More

September 16, 2011 – 4:25 pm |
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Nothing more defines the heritage of Iloilo City than the Church of San Jose (Iglesia de San José de Placer) located at Plaza Libertad. The church rose to prominence when Iloilo was proclaimed as ayuntamiento, …

Plaza Libertad: The face of Ilonggo History

September 11, 2011 – 8:56 pm | One Comment
Plaza Libertad Iloilo Statues

The heritage that surrounds Plaza Libertad is often underestimated here in Iloilo.
Formerly called, Plaza Alfonso XII, Plaza Libertad has been witness to several important events both for Iloilo and the country. One of these is …

Molo Plaza up for renovation

August 25, 2011 – 4:46 pm | 3 Comments
Molo Plaza Iloilo

Imprinted on pages of Iloilo’s history, the centuries-old Molo Plaza deserves the attention of the city government for its improvement and conservation. 
The Molo Plaza development and rehabilitation is one of the city’s slated projects for …

35th National MILO Marathon at Iloilo City

August 21, 2011 – 6:24 pm |
Milo Marathon Iloilo Route September 2011

Due to the immense popularity of the National Milo Marathon, it has attracted runners from all walks of life; with tens of thousands of Filipinos all over the country joining this event. 
Now on it’s 35th …

The Piaya I LOVE!

August 20, 2011 – 8:14 pm | 4 Comments
I love Piaya of Iloilo and Negros

Why would an adventure at Western Visayas be never complete without the sweet crunchiness of a piaya?

Carpenter Bridge of Iloilo: A Wonderful Restoration

August 17, 2011 – 10:41 pm | 2 Comments
carpenter bridge Molo, Iloilo City

The Carpenter Bridge connecting the Molo and Mandurriao districts of Iloilo is not just another tourist destination built by the city. Rather, it is a prime example of the cooperation of private and public sectors …

Church of St Augustine at Dumangas

August 16, 2011 – 10:09 pm | 4 Comments
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At the center of Dumangas, an unmistakable orange brick structure stands. Though signs of centuries’ wear and tear can be seen at its facade, inside it is teeming with life as hundreds of faithful worship …

Tambobo Festival at Ajuy: A Thanksgiving

August 15, 2011 – 9:26 pm |
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Ilonggos at Ajuy will celebrate their annual thanksgiving with fun and excitement at its Tambobo festival this September 8-10, 2011.
What’s a tambobo anyway? The word tambobo  is a Hiligaynon word for a storerage or warehouse …

Top neurologists to flock the City of Love for convention

August 3, 2011 – 10:59 am |
Stroke Society of the Philippines

The Stroke Society of the Philippines (SSP) will hold its 12th annual convention at the prestigious Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center at August 11 to 13, 2011.

The 12th SSP Convention with its theme, “Strengthening …

Iloilo to host the International Youth Day

July 30, 2011 – 1:27 pm |
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This August, Iloilo City is set to host the first International Youth Day (IYD) Celebration and Conference to be held outside Metro Manila.
The 12th IYD, organized by the United Nations Association of the …

St. Clement’s Church (La Paz, Iloilo City)

July 15, 2011 – 5:08 pm | 5 Comments
The Mother House of the Redemptorists at La Paz

Unlike many churches in the city, St. Clement’s Church boasts its modern design as both appealing and simple. The church’s facade is adorned with white balusters lining the balcony outside. Another exterior feauture is the …