Here is the complete list of activities lined up for the 2013 edition of the annual Manggahan Festival in Guimaras (Guimaras Mango Festival). This island province in Western Visayan region is known to produce the sweetest mangoes in the Philippines (and probably the world). The annual festival highlights the culture and people of Guimaras through [...]
Here is the full schedule of activities for the Manggahan Festival 2012 in the province of Guimaras. The highlights of the weeklong celebration are the Tribe Competitions featuring the different festivals of the municipalities comprising the province and the Mango All-You-Can-Eat showcasing the sweetest mangoes in the Philippines!
The province of Guimaras will once again celebrate its grand annual celebration of Manggahan Festival on April 10 – 17, 2011. Known for its world-class sweet mangoes, Guimaras showcases the best of its crop during the celebration. Colorful streetdance competitions, agribusiness trade fairs and other exciting activities including the Mangga Eat-All-You-Can highlight the annual event.
Iloilo’s Paraw Regatta Festival, the longest running sailing event in Asia is set on February 13 to 22 next year. Paraw Regatta is a race among local seafarers on festive local sailboats known as Paraws across the Iloilo Strait. The 39th edition of this sail-boat event is expected to draw tourists both local and foreign [...]
Miss Dinagyang bagged the most coveted Miss Western Visayas Tourism 2010 crown. The final run and the coronation was held at the West Visayas State University Cultural Center in Lapaz, Iloilo City last November 13, 2010. Miss Western Visayas Tourism is the most prestigious battle of beauties from all over the region. It consists of [...]
Navalas Church in Guimaras is considered to be the oldest structure in this island. Built in 1880 Navalas Church also known as San Isidro Labrador Church in Barangay Navalas the municipality of Buenavista has been the oldest seat of the Catholicism in this island and the product of community labor and unity. Navalas Church, Guimaras [...]
Guimaras an island province in Western Visayas is blessed with so many natural resources. Pristine white beaches and beautiful islets surround this island that was once a sub-province of Iloilo. Scenic greeneries dominate the panoramic view of Guimaras and these are composed mostly of mango plantations. Guimaras Mangoes It has been claimed that the sweetest [...]
Here are the photos I have taken during the highlights of the Guimaras Manggahan Festival 2010 held last April 18, 2010. Some of the major highlights during this year’s edition is the Performances of different festivals of each town in Guimaras, the trade fair and the Mangga Eat-All-You-Can. Each town in this island province showcased [...]
The Iloilo Airport (IATA: ILO, ICAO: RPVI) is one of the major gateways to Panay Island and the rest of Western Visayas. Officially named Iloilo International Airport after it has been chosen between Panay International Airport and Graciano Lopez-Jaena International Airport as proposed. Although it is not yet serving international flights, the Civil Aviation Authority [...]
Guimaras will once again stage their annual celebration of the Manggahan Festival. This is the biggest fiesta in the whole island that highlights the province’s best and world class fruit, Manga (Mango). It has been said that Guimaras Mango is the sweetest in the world only found in this island province. This year’s edition is [...]
The Holy Week celebration in the provinces of Iloilo and Guimaras has been one of its tourism promotions for four years now dubbed “Semana Santa sa Iloilo kag Guimaras” or SESIG. The Iloilo City Tourism and Development Office (CTDO) prepared various activities for the Holy Week 2010 for the visitors and locals in a joint [...]