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FLOATING SKY LANTERNS

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

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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JACK O’LANTERN MAKING CONTEST

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 […]

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Vigan City celebrates “brightest” festival

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 […]

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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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BANNER PHOTO: REPASO DE VIGAN AND SOLIDARITY PARADE

REPASO DE VIGAN AND SOLIDARITY PARADE. The history of Vigan City, from the pre-colonial period up to modern times, was the focus of the Solidarity Parade that took place in the afternoon of August 8, 2018 in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. In this photo, Bigueños portrayed American soldiers in the Philippine–American War, an armed conflict […]

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LOOK: Repaso de Vigan Solidarity Parade 2018

VIGAN CITY – The City of Vigan commemorated its membership in the Organization of World Heritage Cities, an international organization of 250 cities in which sites of the UNESCO World Heritage list are located, with a parade reviewing the historic past of the city from pre-colonial barter trade up to the present. Here are some […]

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World Heritage Cities Solidarity Cultural Festival 2018

VIGAN CITY — Got free time this week? Head north to Vigan City in Ilocos Sur and join in the city’s celebration of the annual World Heritage Cities Solidarity Cultural Festival. Interesting cultural activities are lined up including Paseo de Vigan where you get the chance to rent period costumes and have your photo taken […]

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