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The Dinagyang Festival heat spreads on TV this January. Watch these plugs aired on GMA and ABS-CBN network. GMA Kapuso Dinagyang Festival 2009 Plug ABS-CBN Kapamilya Dinagyang Festival 2009 Plug The background music in ABS-CBN’s plug is the official th
A big thank you to all viewers of Explore Iloilo for continuing to support this blog and its aim of promoting Iloilo online! Your views, comments, emails, links, and referrals to friends and family were of great inspiration to keep the flame burning. L
Be where the action is during the Dinagyang 2009, a festival defined by the patronage of the Ilonggos to the Infant Jesus, Señor Sto. Niño, and described by their celebration of street dancing, merry-making, food tripping and culture presentations. V
In response to the widespread devastation of Typhoon Frank in Iloilo City, the local government has established a website to help spread information about the calamity. Dubbed as “Bangon Iloilo” (), the website contains updates and news, stories, pictu
The worst flood in decades has just hit Iloilo. More than 80% of the Iloilo City was affected and a large portion of Iloilo Province was devastated, damaging homes, agriculture, livestock and infrastructure. The widespread flash floods was caused by th
Watch this video and take a tour of one of the major facets of Iloilo’s Society: Food. Get to know what Ilonggo Cooking is about and what sets it apart from other cuisines in the provinces. Feast your eyes on a colorful array of delightful treats and b
The results are in for the Aliwan Fiesta 2008. Congratulations to all the winners especially to our very own Tribu Saad from Leganes and Tribu Paghidaet for representing Iloilo well and entering the top 10. Here’s a rundown of the Aliwan Fiesta 2008 Wi
Tribu Paghidaet of the Dinagyang Festival and Saad Festival of Leganes Town performed a preview of their performance for the Aliwan Fiesta 2008 last friday. Both contingents are determined to make the Ilonggos proud by putting up a good show. Earlier d
This first week of May, the top festivals of the country will converge in Manila to compete for the title of Aliwan Fiesta 2008 champion. For those who don’t know yet, Aliwan Fiesta is the ultimate competition of festival champions with their beauty qu
Located in the tropical climate zone, the Philippines is hit by typhoons that are born in the Pacific Ocean annually. In addition, Iloilo City and its outlying areas, stretching over low and flat land, are vulnerable to large-scale flooding and mudslid

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