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

May 10, 2012 – 9:09 am | 2 Comments

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 |
oton katagman 2012

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 …

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

May 2, 2012 – 7:44 pm | 2 Comments

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 …

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!
Katagman Festival 2012
440th Foundation Day …

Play and Relax: It’s More Fun in Oton’s Anhawan

February 14, 2012 – 11:18 am | 5 Comments

No, this beautiful scene is not in Boracay or Puerto Galera. This is in Oton, Iloilo – home to one of the province’s premiere rest and relaxation tourist destination, the Anhawan Beach Resort and Spa. …

Back at Oton: Searching Katagman’s Cultural Treasure

November 20, 2011 – 7:50 pm | 8 Comments
Iloilo-Antique Highway

The day was sunny, but the place was very wet because of the heavy rain that poured during dawn. As we were driving along the Iloilo-Antique Highway, my companion was staring blankly at the side …

Parish of the Immaculate Conception – Oton, Iloilo

October 11, 2011 – 9:42 pm |
Oton Church Altar

One of Iloilo’s modern churches in design, the Parish of the Immaculate Conception offers a glimpse to Oton’s ability to rise from its challenges. With its beautiful church crumbled upon the destructive force of the …

OTON: A Quest for its Heritage

October 10, 2011 – 2:57 pm | 12 Comments
Oton Public Market

It was seven in the morning and I was nearly complete with my nursing endorsement. Just been through an eight-hour shift, I was quite exhausted but at the same time excited at my day’s itinerary. …