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INDEPENDENCE DAY

INDEPENDENCE DAY. The province of Ilocos Sur is one with the nation in the observance of the 120th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence last June 12, 2018.  The celebration started with a mass at the Saint Paul Metropolitan Cathedral in Vigan City, followed by a short program and the ceremonial laying of wreath […]

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MOTHER AND CHILD BRIGADE

MOTHER AND CHILD BRIGADE. A child patiently waits for her mother as the latter responds to the call of the Department of Education for parents to participate in the annual Brigada Eskwela, where the DepEd teachers, parents and volunteer workers gather together for week-long activities to prepare the school for the next school year. The […]

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PONTIFICAL CORONATION OF LA VIRGEN MILAGROSA

PONTIFICAL CORONATION OF LA VIRGEN MILAGROSA. The Pontifical Coronation of La Virgen Milagrosa, patron saint of Ilocos Norte, highlighted the province’s month-long fiesta on May 31, 2018, at the St. John the Baptist Church, Badoc. Popularly known as La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc, Puon ti Ragsakmi (Cause of our Joy), the Coronation of the Blessed […]

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BALANGAYS RETURN HOME AFTER 22 DAYS AT SEA

BALANGAYS RETURN HOME AFTER 22 DAYS AT SEA. After twenty-two days at sea sailing from the Philippines to China and back, three replicas of ancient wooden boats called balangays returned home last May 19, 2018 docking at Poro Point in San Fernando, La Union. The boats were manned by a crew of 32 Filipinos and […]

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BANNER PHOTO: GENERALLY PEACEFUL BARANGAY AND SK ELECTIONS

GENERALLY PEACEFUL BARANGAY AND SK ELECTIONS. The Commission on Elections Ilocos Sur and the Ilocos Sur Police Provincial Office reported that the recently concluded Barangay and SK Elections held last May 14, 2018 in the province were generally peaceful. The only exceptions were some reported cases of vote buying and heated arguments between a few […]

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DOST SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CARAVAN

DOST SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CARAVAN. The Department of Science and Technology held a caravan at the Sinait National High School last May 9-11, 2018 where resource persons talked about new technology solutions to production problems faced by local farmers, MSMEs, manufacturers and the general public. Manufacturing technology, product preservation, testing and calibration and technical problems […]

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BANNER PHOTO: DON’T RAIN ON MY PARADE

DON’T RAIN ON MY PARADE. A sudden rain in the afternoon of May 5 did not dampen the spirit of these kids who were about to perform during the Binatbatan Streetdancing Parade along Crisologo Street here in Vigan City. They took cover beneath the small umbrella of a concerned tourist and the overhanging roofs of […]

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BANNER PHOTO: BINATBATAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018

BINATBATAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018. A luxurious garden appears to have grown and bloomed overnight at the parking lot behind the Vigan Convention Center. The ornamental and flowering plants are just few of the products on sale in this year’s Binatbatan Food and Trade Fair which opened last April 28 and will last until […]

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PRES. DUTERTE OPENS 2018 PALARONG PAMBANSA

PRES. DUTERTE OPENS 2018 PALARONG PAMBANSA. President Rodrigo R. Duterte delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa held at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, last April 15, 2018. He emphasized the importance of the Palarong Pambansa as a training ground for future leaders and nation builders […]

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The first finishers of the K-12 DepEd program from Zamboanga Peninsula

Photo taken from the Facebook profile of Vigan Central School Principal, Mrs. Editha Bagcal.

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