Handloom is Iloilo, Iloilo is Handloom

Text and photos by: Bombette G. Marin Iloilo is now a hub for handlooms. Local designers are starting to contemporise our traditional textiles like Patadyong, Hablon and Polyabaca by reinventing weaves with newer patterns and more color palettes. And nothing matches the glamour, which our home-grown designers like International Lifestyle designer PJ Aranador, Nono Palmos and […]

Habol Ilonggo: A Heritage of Traditional Weaving

Text and photos by: Bombette G. Marin THE Department of Tourism (DOT) with the Philippine Embassy in Canberra, Philippine Consulate General in Sydney, DOT Western Visayas, and Philippine Airlines showcased Iloilo’s hand-loomed textiles in a fashion show entitled “Habol Ilonggo: A Heritage of Traditional Weaving” at the Art Gallery, New South Wales, Australia recently. The […]

Rotaractors, Interactors welcome Great Year through Save the Earth, Plant a Tree Project

MORE than 120 Rotaractors and Interactors from Panay Island under Rotary International District (RID) 3850 formally welcomed the new Rotary Year with a project dubbed “Save the Earth, Plant a Tree” Project in Brgy. Igcocolo, Guimbal, July 1, 2017. Considered as the “Great Year”, the event was joined by all clubs in Panay and planted […]