The CMS SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDS Rocks Iloilo City

By: Cedric Miranda Social Media in the information age plays a vital role in the society. There’s more to justtweeting or posting something on the Internet. The internet and social media can serve a greater purpose; some can even revolutionize the world. A simple post or tweet can trigger something big and ignite global movements. […]

Tahum Pop-up Festival: A Local Revolution

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo The local revolution or the love for local Filipino products finally took high grounds in Iloilo City. Thanks to the successful and first ever Tahum Pop Up Festival. Last February 22-23, the first ever Tahum Pop-up Festival gathered almost 60 exhibitors to showcase the best local products in the country. Exhibitors […]

ISKONOMIKS 2019

“Health Revolution: Leaving behind the Stigma, moving towards Socioeconomic Progress” ISKONOMIKS is an annual economic convention that tackles various issues faced by the country. Previously, the convention is only open to college students of relevant degree programs. This year, senior high school and college students of any degree or strand will be catered. It aims […]

JARO FIESTA SCENES

The annual religious fiesta of Jaro, Iloilo City in honor of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria (Our Lady of Candles) is known all over the world not just for cockfighting but also the high religious fervor that fills the air. The fiesta gives devotees the opportunity to express their faith through prayer and lighting of […]

Five Dinagyang Queens crowned

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo Photos by: Al Destacamento FIVE new queens were crowned in the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Coronation Night on January 25, 2019. Emerging on top was a morena beauty representing the municipality of Miag-ao, Iloilo, Maria Mikhaella Incensario, who won the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Carnival Queen. Incensario bested other candidates and finished the question-and-answer round […]

Dumangas celebrates 10th Haw-as Festival

By: Gail T. Momblan PONDS and paddies once again provided bountiful harvest to the people of Dumangas, Iloilo. To honor God’s grace, Dumangasanons celebrated the 10th Haw-as Festival on October 26-31, 2018. Five “gubans” or groups in colourful props and costumes performed in the annual Guban competition as the highlight of the festivity. Haw-as is a must-see festival […]

Google dons a colorful mask, celebrates 39th Anniversary of MassKara Festival with a special doodle

Today’s Doodle marks the 39th anniversary of the MassKara Festival in the Philippines, a popular celebration known for its vibrant masks, feathers, costumes (like the one’s seen in today’s Doodle) and dancing on the streets. In the doodle, Google letters are each dressed up in colorful and festive-looking masks as they dance happily to the beat […]