FLOATING SKY LANTERNS. A highlight of the Raniag Vigan Twilight Festival, the Floating Sky Lanterns was held on October 22, 2018 at Jardin de Caridad. Families with loved ones buried in the cemetery, like this family in the photo, took the chance to visit their loved ones ahead of All Saints Day and participate in […]
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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) . […]
JACK O’LANTERN MAKING CONTEST. A contestant intently works on the details of his jack o’ lantern using screwdriver, knife and toothpick. He was one of several contestants who joined hoping to bag the Php 5,000 first prize. The activity was held at the Plaza Burgos in the evening of October 19, 2018 as part of […]
VIGAN CITY – The city of Vigan is now celebrating its brightest festival with RANIAG: Vigan Twilight Festival 2018 from October 18-25, 2018. “Raniag” means “light” in the local dialect. The festival was founded by former Vigan City Mayor Eva Singson Medina and is held annually towards the last week of October as a run-up […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]