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STREET DANCING SHOWDOWN

STREET DANCING SHOWDOWN. The spirited and fiery performance of Vigan National High School East inspired by the Disney movie “Moana” wowed the judges enough to award them first prize at the Raniag Vigan Twilight Festival Street Dancing and Showdown competition at the Plaza Burgos, Vigan City, on October 26, 2018. (photo by Jasper Espejo) . […]

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LOOK: Donita Rose demos her version of “imbaliktad”

VIGAN CITY – Celebrity chef Donita Rose appeared in a segment of the GMA Kapuso Night program held at Plaza Burgos, Vigan City, October 20, 2018 to demonstrate her version of a favorite ilocano dish “imbaliktad.” Prior to this, she met with members of the local media including the staff of TNM at Hotel Luna […]

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1ST SLPA CONGRESS

1ST SLPA CONGRESS. Bangus and other fish products were just some of the many local products sold at the 1st Sustainable Livelihood Program Association Congress held last October 19, 2018 at the Vigan Convention Center. This year’s congress had for its theme “Solidarity and Inclusivity in Bridging Opportunities for Livelihood (SIBOL)” and was attended by […]

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INDIAN NAVRATRI FESTIVAL

INDIAN NAVRATRI FESTIVAL. Members of the Indian youth community performed an hour of non-stop communal dancing in the Indian Navratri Festival held at the Plaza Burgos, Vigan City on the evening of October 18, 2018. The performance kicked off this year’s celebration of the RANIAG: Vigan Twilight Festival scheduled until October 25. (photo by Jasper […]

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LOOK: Jack o’Lantern making contest

VIGAN CITY – A jack o’lantern making contest was held at the Plaza Burgos here, last October 19 as part of the 2018 Raniag Twilight Festival. Here are some photos from the event. Photos by Jasper Espejo. Do not copy without permission.

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LOOK: Indian Navratri Festival

VIGAN CITY – Vigan City has a growing Indian community composed mainly of students at the local university. They have been infusing aspects of their unique culture in our local festivals like this celebration of the Navratri Festival held at the Plaza Burgos in the evening of October 18, where a big number of young […]

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Thirteen-time Palanca winner and 2001 Hall of Famer

Thirteen-time Palanca winner and 2001 Hall of Famer, Alfred “Krip” Yuson was conferred the Gawad Dangal ng Lahi award at the 68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature for his contributions to the advancement of Philippine literature. With him are (from left) Sylvia Palanca-Quirino, Carl Anthony Palanca and Criselda Cecilio-Palanca. Yuson was the speaker and […]

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LOOK: Katutubo Exchange closing program at the National Museum, Ilocos Complex

VIGAN CITY – Delegates of the Katutubo Exchange program held a closing ceremony that included performances of traditional music and dances, and talks about traditional culture at the National Museum of the Philippines Ilocos Complex in Vigan City last October 7, 2018. The program began last October 5 with a parade in Laoag City, Ilocos […]

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KATUTUBO EXCHANGE

KATUTUBO EXCHANGE. Delegates from Ifugao demonstrate the proper way of wearing the traditional costumes of the Tuwali during the closing program of the Katutubo Exchange to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Month at the National Museum Ilocos Region Complex in Vigan City on October 7, 2018. (photo by Jasper Allibang Espejo)

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BENGUET WARRIOR IS NEW ONE CHAMPIONSHIP STRAWWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION

BENGUET WARRIOR IS NEW ONE CHAMPIONSHIP STRAWWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION. Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of Team Lakay captures the ONE Strawweight World Championship with a decision win over Yoshitaka Naito at the ONE: Conquest of Heroes held last September 22, 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Pacio and Danny Kingad who also competed and won over Japanese newcomer […]

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