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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 …

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 …

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
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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 …

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 …

40th Paraw Regatta Schedule (February 12-19, 2012)

January 26, 2012 – 9:35 pm |
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2012 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival – 40th Edition
 
Theme:
“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 …

UPDATE: Sto Niño De Arevalo Fiesta 2012

January 10, 2012 – 6:44 pm | 6 Comments
Arevalo Church

Yesterday, the third Sunday of January, towns and cities all over the country celebrated the feast of Señor Sto Niño. Here in Iloilo City, the feast is very special as the fiesta honors and gives …

Arevalo Elementary School: More than a century of history

October 24, 2011 – 4:06 pm | One Comment
Arevalo Elementary School Villa Arevalo Iloilo

On my way to Villa Plaza, an arch of green and red caught my attention. It was an entrance to a very old elementary school, the Arevalo Elementary School or AES. Though the school may …

Sto Nino De Arevalo of Iloilo: Miraculous, Historical But Uncelebrated

October 2, 2011 – 10:35 pm | 8 Comments
Villa Arevalo Church and Plaza

This image of the Sto Nino De Arevalo, considered the third oldest in the Philippines after the Sto Ninos of Cebu (1521) and Tondo (1572), is humbly venerated at the simple yet beautiful church at …

Memories at Plaza Villa: Heritage and Prestige

September 30, 2011 – 10:20 pm | 2 Comments
Villa Arevalo Iloilo City

La Villa Rica De Arevalo, one of the first pueblos established by the Spanish conquistadores in the 16th century, enjoys the prestige and honor brought by her children through the centuries. These memories are all …