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Barotac Viejo’s Taltal: Remembering the Passion of Christ

April 7, 2012 – 9:46 pm | One Comment

Semana Santa in Iloilo is always a great oopportunity to witness the deep religiousity of the Ilonggos. The Holy Week is peppered with so many religious activities such as masses, processions, meditations, Visita Iglesia, and …

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 …

Pintados De Pasi 2012 Highlights: Proud Heritage meets Fun and Colors

March 20, 2012 – 1:39 pm |

Pintados de Pasi of Passi City is one of the province’s premiere festivals. Its roots are deep into Ilonggo history and heritage and it looks back to our pre-colonial past – a testament to our …

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 …

Paraw Regatta Festival 2012: Sailing in Winds of Ilonggo Ingenuity

February 20, 2012 – 9:04 am | 2 Comments
Paraw Pintawo

It’s more colorful and grander than ever! The 40th edition of the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival was a success as it once again highlighted one of the oldest seafaring traditions in the Philippines. The festival …

Paraw Regatta’s Sinamba 2012: Colors and Music of Ilonggo Dance

February 17, 2012 – 9:25 pm |

Yesterday’s “SINAMBA sa Paraw Regatta” drew the metropolis at the Freedom Grandstand in an evening of excellent and exciting dance and music performances brought by Iloilo’s homegrown talents. It was a colorful event graced by …

Jaro’s Fiesta of Candelaria – Rooted in Religiosity and Rich Traditions

February 2, 2012 – 10:12 pm | 5 Comments

All roads lead to Jaro every 2nd of February as Ilonggos flock this historic district to commemorate and honor the Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria (Our Lady of Candles). A religious activity, the Feast of …

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 …

It’s more FUN in Iloilo! – Dinagyang Ati Tribe Competition Highlights

January 24, 2012 – 10:07 am | One Comment

Every year it gets better and better! Dinagyang Ati Tribe Competition once again soared to new heights this year with grandiose production numbers and performances delivered by the Ati Tribes. Seamless dance choreography coupled with …

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 |

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 …

Tambobo Festival at Ajuy: A Thanksgiving

August 15, 2011 – 9:26 pm |

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 …