Home » Iloilo You are browsing entries tagged with “Iloilo”

Anilao town in Iloilo reinvents itself through Festival of Lights

Anilao town

Rising from its sleepy image and troubled past, Anilao town in Iloilo province recently held its 10th Banaag (Light) Festival, highlighting its rich history through well-researched theater performances.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

A boost for hair science; Iloilo society columnist holds smashing birthday bash

P&G HAIR Care senior technologist Shean Lim and communications
manager Deirdre de Padua

The chic happening hosted by foremost conditioner brand Pantene at the posh Sala Bistro drew hundreds of invitees eager to learn about the latest science behind “strong, shiny and healthy hair,” dahlings.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Nora Aunor’s designer seeks to make ‘hablon’ a global superstar


To promote the native weave hablon and make it a fashion staple, the local government of Miag-ao in Iloilo province will hold a hablon festival, Sept. 15 to 17. It is the first in a series of festivals that Miag-ao hopes to organize annually, said designer Nono Palmos, a native of the town known for its magnificent baroque church which has been included on the Unesco World Heritage list.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Cultural heritage tour of Iloilo

COLONIALERA buildings in downtown Iloilo

In any place we visit, it pays to have local knowledge. In Iloilo City, our version of an all-in-one heritage advocate, cultural expert and insider guide comes in the form of true-blue Ilonggo Eugene Jamerlan.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Reuse, adapt, retrofit: Heritage conservation models in Negros, Iloilo

IMPRESSIVE shell of an early 1900s mansion in Talisay,Neg. Occ., is now The Ruins.

Reuse, adapt, retrofit are the more common buzzwords conservationists use to encourage owners to retain their old structures.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Columns | Read More »