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‘Charming princess’ crowned Little Ms. Kagay-an 201

Aug 10, 2014 No Comments by

“I AM happy when I get good grades and become an honor student, when my mommy and daddy don’t fight and when I go to the park and have fun with my friends.” With this answer, Little Miss Kagayan 2014 Kim Katryl Labor of Barangay Kauswagan outshone the other equally beautiful girls when they were […]

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Dinagyang Feast places Iloilo in world tourism map

Jan 29, 2013 No Comments by

THE Dinagyang Festival has succeeded in placing Iloilo City in the world tourism map and tourist destination following the presence of numerous foreign tourists and guests came here to witness the festivities. Tourism Regional Director Helen Catalbas said the Dinagyang was remembered by the tourists because of its highlights such as the Kasadyahan Mardi Gras […]

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MassKara trophies showcase Bacolod’s rich artistic tradition

Oct 12, 2012 No Comments by

THIS year’s MassKara trophies showcase the rich artistic cultural heritage of Bacolod, bolstering its claim as the “Art Capital in Southern Philippines,” festival director Eli F. J. Tajanlangit said. Eight Bacolod artists, who also created this year’s festival logo, were commissioned to paint on five trophies each. The result is 40 trophies with different designs […]

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Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Oct 06, 2012 No Comments by

TODAY, October 7, is the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, patroness of Santo Rosario church. It is a church where Holy Mass is said at least 12 times a day. And for today’s fiesta celebration at 4:30 p.m., the main presider will be Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo J. Cardinal Vidal (Archdiocese of Cebu). Expected […]

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9th Majica MassKara unveiled

Oct 06, 2012 No Comments

ILOILO CITY – The ninth installation of the Majica MassKara, dubbed, “Ang Bukid kag Baybay sa Bacolod (The Mountain and the Sea in Bacolod)” was unveiled at the Bacolod public plaza on Friday night with fireworks display. Festival director Eli F.J. Tajanlangit, said this year’s Majica MassKara, now on its 9th year since it was […]

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La Torta de Argao

Sep 28, 2012 3 Comments

The name Argao has become synonymous with torta, tuba and tableya. To visit this southern town and not taste its torta — a name loosely applied to a pastry, sandwich, or beaten egg mixed with either meat, fish, or vegetables – is sacrilege. While one can buy torta from any bakeshop or commercial center in […]

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Tagum’s Durian Fest formally opens

Aug 30, 2012 No Comments

TAGUM CITY — Mindanao’s biggest Culinary Olympics formally opened on August 17 that aims to celebrate the King of Philippine Fruits, Durian and other yields of the fields in the city’s very own Durian Festival. The Durian Festival is a month-long celebration starting August 17 to September 17, featuring events/competitions like the Food Basket in […]

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Who will be the next Ms. Kagay-an?

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments

THIS year’s Ms. Kagay-an beauty search promises to be a grand gathering of 12 equally talented and beautiful young ladies from Cagayan de Oro who will show off what they got in Wednesday’s coronation slated at 7 p.m. at the Atrium of Limketkai Center. There is an interesting mix of candidates this year with students, […]

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Dinagyang Festival braces for changes in 2012

Nov 16, 2011 No Comments

CHANGES will be made in the 2012 Dinagyang Festival to make it more spectacular to attract more guests and tourists, said Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. In a launching of the 2012 festival at SM City here last November 11, 2011, Mabilog led the signing of a memorandum of agreement with Fr. Achilles Secio […]

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MassKara draws 1 million people

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments

BACOLOD CITY – The 19-day celebration of the 32nd MassKara Festival 2011 attracted approximately a million people who flocked at the different festival venues, Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia said at the festival’s closing night at the public plaza Wednesday. Leonardia, with Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson, Councilors Homer Bais, Bobby Rojas and Mona Dia Jardin […]

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