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The Salakayan festival of Miagao is held every first week of February. Salakayan, coined from a Hiligaynon term “salakay” or to “attack” is a week long celebration that merges merry making and the arts, lore and customs of the town. The highlight of th
An eight minute tricycle ride from the poblacion, lies on a sprawling 1,200 hectares of gently sloping hills. This is the only UP College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences with a focus on aquaculture, fish processing, natural products development, and po
Taytay Boni is a Spanish-era arch bridge in located along the highway before the town proper (if you’re coming from Iloilo City). It is regarded as one of the surviving historical landmarks of Miagao. How to Get to Taytay Boni You can catch a jeep goin
Valeria and Delgado Streets in Downtown Iloilo is a food and shopping haven in Downtown Iloilo City. A few mid-sized shopping centers are located in the area such as SM Delgado, Marymart Mall, Amigo Mall, and The Atrium. Aside from the restaurants insi
Nadsadjan Falls is a famous tourist destination in Igbaras. Its cool and fresh Prussians blue waters attracts foreign and local tourists every year. The Nadsadjan Falls measures 100 feet in height, spewing water on a giant cauldron-like natural swimmin
Even before the coming of the Spaniards, Iloilo played an important role as a major trading post in the Visayas. Chinese merchants would sail to Iloilo to trade and in effect, building flourishing relationship with the natives. Today, Iloilo holds the
Prepare for another exciting festival to hit Iloilo City as the Ilonggos hold the Paraw Regatta Festival 2010 this February 15-22, 20010. Now on its 38th year, the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival is a race among seafarers on colorful sailboats called Par
The first months of the year is a very festive season in Iloilo with major fiestas and festivals livening up the new year and it doesn’t end with the Dinagyang Festival. In February, there are still at least three grand celebrations coming up that is s
The long wait is finally over. Millions of spectators in Iloilo and around the globe (thanks to ABS-CBN’s live coverage) got to see the world class performances of 16 participating tribes in the Dinagyang Ati Competition last Sunday. The Dinagyang Ati
It was yet again another successful Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo. Here’s the official results of the Dinagyang Ati Competition, Kasadyahan Competition, Tambor Trumpa Marcha Musika, and Luces in the Sky. Congratulations to the winners for the Dinagyang
Thousands trooped to SM City and outlying areas in Mandurriao to watch the Luces in the Sky Fireworks Display and Contest during the Dinagyang 2010. 20 entries from all over the Country wowed spectators during the 2-night pyrotechnics showdown to witne
It was yet another round of great performances from tribes joining Dinagyang Festival 2010’s Kasadyahan Competition. Also known as the festival of festivals of Iloilo Province, the Kasadyahan Parade and Competition held last January 23, 2010 (8am, Satu
Be prepared this weekend to witness the whole City of Iloilo revel during the Dinagyang Festival 2010 and experience an explosion of sound, color, and dance. The Dinagyang Festival is a religious and cultural celebration in Iloilo City held on the four
Let’s see the performance of Iloilo’s towns and cities on the Annual Financial Report by the Commission on Audit (COA). The data below shows the level of income and expenses of local government units in Iloilo for the whole fiscal year. Previously, Exp
The Arevalo Plaza was literally set ablaze with multi-colored and sparkling lights last Sunday dazzling spectators during the fireworks display and contest, one of the highlights of the Arevalo District Plaza. Unlike conventional fireworks displays, th