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Labor Day Job and Livelihood Fairs in Iloilo and Bacolod

Labor Day Job and Livelihood Fairs in Iloilo and Bacolod

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Calling all unemployed, new graduates looking for jobs! Join the Labor Day Job and Livelihood Fairs on May 1, 2012 in Iloilo and Bacolod. In Iloilo, those who wanted to apply for domestic and overseas jobs shall go to SM City Iloilo while those who would like to work at call centers and other BPO and […]

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Bacolod’s Masskara Festival 2011 [PHOTOS]

Bacolod’s Masskara Festival 2011 [PHOTOS]

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here are some photos of the 2011 celebration of Masskara Festival in Bacolod City. Dubbed as one of the country’s most colorful festival, Masskara draws tourists both foreign and local alike every year in its annual grand mardi gras fiesta.

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Bacolod MassKara Festival 2011 Schedule

Bacolod MassKara Festival 2011 Schedule

| August 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here is the updated schedule of the much awaited event in the City of Smiles, the MassKara Festival 2011. Considered one of the most colorful festivals in the Philippines, MassKara 2011 is slated on October 1 – 19, 2011. This year marks the 32nd celebration of the MassKara Festival with the theme “Celebrating the New […]

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Bacolaodiat Festival 2011

Bacolaodiat Festival 2011

| January 31, 2011 | 3 Comments

Preparations are all set for the Bacolaodiat Festival 2011 in Bacolod. Bacolaodiat Festival is Bacolod’s own version of celebrating the New Year in the Chinese Calendar. This year’s celebration is slated on February 3-6, 2011. Negrenses welcome the Year of the Rabbit with the theme “Hopping Towards Prosperity”. Bacolaodiat is coined from “Bacolod” and “Lao […]

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Puregold eyes Iloilo expansion

Puregold eyes Iloilo expansion

| January 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

One of the country’s biggest networks of hypermarket and supermarket chains, Puregold is set to land in Iloilo sometime soon. In its long term plans, Puregold is preparing to venture into an aggressive expansion for the next few years. Established in 1998, Puregold has already 60 stores in different cities in Luzon as of this writing. […]

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Miss Western Visayas Tourism 2010 Winners

Miss Western Visayas Tourism 2010 Winners

| November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Pope John Paul II Tower: a new Landmark in Bacolod City

Pope John Paul II Tower: a new Landmark in Bacolod City

| October 18, 2010 | 2 Comments

Pope John Paul II Tower stands tall in Bacolod City in the province of Negros Occidental. One of the tallest peaks in the city, the Pope John Paul II Tower was inaugurated last February 18 this year to commemorate the visit of the late Pope John Paul II in Bacolod. The tower is composed of […]

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Bacolod Masskara Festival 2010 Schedule

Bacolod Masskara Festival 2010 Schedule

| July 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

The annual celebration of Masskara Festival in Bacolod City is all set on October 1 – 19, 2010. This year is the 31st edition of staging Masskara Festival in Bacolod since it started in a gloomy and tragic part of Negrense’s history. Get ready for Masskara Festival 2010 this October and get a blast with […]

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Bacolaodiat Festival 2010: Ushering the Chinese New Year in Bacolod

Bacolaodiat Festival 2010: Ushering the Chinese New Year in Bacolod

| February 8, 2010 | 2 Comments

888 China Town Square is an indication of the strong presence of Filipino-Chinese community in Bacolod City Bacolod has its own version of the Chinese New Year celebration every year as such that of Iloilo called Bacolaodiat. Etymologically, Bacolaodiat is coined from “Bacolod” and “Lao Diat” – a Fokien word for celebration. It was started […]

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Panaad sa Negros Festival 2010 Schedule

Panaad sa Negros Festival 2010 Schedule

| January 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Pasalamat Festival of La Carlota City The annual Panaad sa Negros Festival of Negros Occidental is again taking the center stage this 2010 in bringing the best of the island. It converges the festivals and fiestas of each town and city of the province to have a single celebration in the province’s capital, Bacolod City. […]

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The Parade of Western Visayan Festivals in Roxas City

The Parade of Western Visayan Festivals in Roxas City

| December 10, 2009 | 3 Comments

In line with the recently concluded Western Visayas Tourism Assembly held in Roxas City in Capiz, a parade of Western Visayan Festivals was showcased. Western Visayas has a rich culture depicted in the various festivals in its provinces consisted of Negros Occidental, Iloilo, Guimaras, Antique, Aklan and Capiz. Each province has more than one festival […]

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