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ILOILO RIVER IN PANORAMA: The Life and Vein of a Thriving City

May 16, 2012 – 8:04 pm | 3 Comments
iloilo river at carpenter-bridge

Who would not miss the Iloilo City government’s theme, “My River, My Life”? In recent years, there is a renaissance in placing the Iloilo River as the centerpiece of Iloilo City’s development. One of the …

Sand Sculpting and Skimboarding at 2012 Porma Balas

May 1, 2012 – 11:13 am |
sand sculpture 2012

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 …

Iloilo City Development Update (April 2012)

April 28, 2012 – 10:31 pm | 47 Comments
iloilo provincial capitol

And the projects are adding up to give the Queen City of the South a new urban facelift. Restoration projects here and there, and mid-rise buildings sprouting in every corner of this busy metro. Come …

Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (Western Visayas) awarded in Iloilo City

April 27, 2012 – 7:09 pm | 3 Comments
Awarding-Defensor

Yesterday, the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines – Western Visayas were named during a solemn yet very joyous ceremony at the august halls of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol. Celebrating with the triumph of our …

Behind the Scenes: Tribu Pan-ay’s Rehearsal for Aliwan 2012

April 13, 2012 – 4:49 am | 3 Comments
tribu-pan-ay Iloilo

 Iloilo I LOVE! visits Fort San Pedro National High School – the home of Dinagyang 2012 Ati Dance Competition Champion Tribu Pan-ay to witness the contingent’s preparations for the Aliwan Fiesta 2012.

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 …

Iloilo I LOVE! intensifies Iloilo City for New Wonder City Campaign!

March 29, 2012 – 6:08 pm | One Comment
Iloilo City

Today, Iloilo I LOVE! releases the official poster for its campaign, “Iloilo City: A New Wonder City of the World”. This website is in one with the city of Iloilo in making this dream a …

Iloilo I LOVE! E-Guide: Visita Iglesia – The Old Churches of Iloilo City

March 15, 2012 – 9:16 am | 2 Comments
Visita Iglesia Iloilo City

Lenten Season is once again here and the Holy Week is fast approaching. Definitely, Iloilo City is the place to be in this time. Old churches, nice people, good food, and comfortable places to stay …

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 …

Camiña Balay nga Bato: Heritage, shopping, and much more (Part 2)

March 10, 2012 – 10:41 pm | 9 Comments
Camiña Balay nga Bato: Heritage, shopping, and much more (Part 2)

A proud history and prestigious family traditions mark the 1865 Avanceña House, now called Camiña Balay nga Bato at Villa Arevalo, Iloilo City. From afar, one can clearly see how beautifully this house was preserved …

Camiña Balay Nga Bato: A Tour on Ilonggo Heritage House (Part 1)

March 7, 2012 – 8:22 pm | 19 Comments
Antique-santo

A proud history and prestigious family traditions mark the 1865 Avanceña House, now called Camiña Balay nga Bato at Villa Arevalo, Iloilo City. From afar, one can clearly see how beautifully this house was preserved …

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
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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 …