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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

Iloilo City honors Señor Sto. Niño de Arevalo

January 20, 2013 – 8:40 pm |
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Iloilo City celebrated the annual feast of the Sto Niño through Masses, processions, merry-making and praying to the image of the Child Jesus. At Villa Arevalo, where the highlight of the celebrations is the 3rd …

Opening Salvo sparks Dinagyang Fever anew

January 18, 2013 – 10:12 pm | 2 Comments
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When it rains, it pours. That’s how the cold weather greeted the hot support of the Ilonggos towards their favorite Ati Tribes when they showed a preview of their forthcoming performances for the Dinagyang 2013. …

A Halloween like no other: Pavia’s Tigkaralag 2012

October 31, 2012 – 11:31 pm | One Comment
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Dressed in hair-raising Halloween costumes in playful imagery of skeletons, witches, aswangs supported with grotesque make-up and props, Pavia’s Tigkaralag is perfect showcase of Filipinos’ traditions, culture and morals during All Soul’s day. In every …

The colorful 7th Saludan Festival of Tigbauan

October 31, 2012 – 2:25 pm |
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The colorful culture of the southern coasts of Iloilo reflects the Ilonggo’s typical rural life. Daily yet admirable scenes of farming, fishing and handicraft-making are celebrated yearly both as showcase of our unique culture and …

Katagman Festival 2012: Music, Dance & Theater Competition (Part 2)

May 10, 2012 – 9:09 am | 2 Comments
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Katagman’s Music, Dance and Theater Competition is not your ordinary cultural or performance contest. I believe the organizers have taken the idea of the way ancient Filipinos pass their stories and myths – through word …

Katagman Festival 2012: Oton moving to greater heights (Part 1)

May 8, 2012 – 8:28 pm |
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Oton’s weeklong celebration of the Katagman Festival this year indeed showcased the town’s progress while at the same time looking back to its long glorious past. This year’s edition of Katagman has received local and …

Pavia’s Carabao-Carroza Festival 2012: Honoring the farmers’ best friend

May 5, 2012 – 9:41 pm |
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The carabao, because of its robust size, sheer strength, patience and perseverance under the unforgiving heat of the sun, really deserves its place as our nation’s eternal icon of our agriculture. Ever since we learned …

Borador? It’s more fun in Oton’s Katagman Festival

May 2, 2012 – 7:44 pm | 2 Comments
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The sky was clear, the sun high up and glistening, and we’re at Trapiche, Oton open field to witness this year’s Borador sa Katagman Kite Flying Competition. With the blue horizon as our background, we …

Sand Sculpting and Skimboarding at 2012 Porma Balas

May 1, 2012 – 11:13 am |
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More than just pretty sand castles -that’s what we experienced seeing Ilonggo creativity give birth to several beautiful sand sculptures at Villa Beach last Sunday. Despite the searing heat in the morning, many beach-goers and …

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!
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440th Foundation Day …

Manggahan Festival 2012: It’s more fun eating mangoes at Guimaras!

April 25, 2012 – 4:42 pm | One Comment
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It’s going mangoes in the beautiful island of Guimaras in this year’s Manggahan Festival. A colorful array of Agri-Cultural activities marked the annual celebration of Guimarasnons’ simple way of life. Now a premiere toursim event …

Leganes’ Saad Festival 2012: A religious and cultural pilgrimage

April 22, 2012 – 8:29 pm |
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Leganes, the Mecca of Western Visayas because of the town’s intense and popular devotion to San Vicente Ferrer, once again successfully staged the 8th edition of Saad Festival. A moment of joyous but solemn, religious …

Pasundayag at Semana Sang Iloilo 2012 (Part 2)

April 20, 2012 – 6:16 pm | One Comment
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Celebrating the pride of Iloilo will never be complete without a parade of its festivals. This year’s Pasundayag or Parade of Municipal Festivals rocked the Capitol grounds with the festivals’ drum-beating and hyper dance moves. …