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Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2012 Schedule

Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2012 Schedule

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Iloilo will once again hold its annual Paraw Regatta Festival. The longest running sailing event in Asia is already on its 40th this year. It is slated on February 12 to 19, 2012. Paraw Regatta is a race among local outriggers on festive local sailboats known as Paraws across the Iloilo Strait.

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Paraw Regatta Festival 2011 Photos

Paraw Regatta Festival 2011 Photos

| February 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Here are some photos taken during the highlight of the 2011 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival. The final event of the week-long festivity was held yesterday, February 20, 2011 along Villa Beach in Arevalo district. The race among native outriggers crossing the Iloilo Strait highlights the Paraw Regatta Festival every year. While the Paraws are making […]

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Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival 2011 Schedule

Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival 2011 Schedule

| December 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Dinagyang Festival emerged as the Aliwan 2010 Grand Champion

Dinagyang Festival emerged as the Aliwan 2010 Grand Champion

| April 26, 2010 | 1 Comment

Iloilo City’s Dinagyang Festival contingent emerged as the Grand Champion in the recently ended Aliwan Fiesta 2010 in Manila. After few years of trying to covet the crown again from Cebu’s Sinulog Festival, finally Dinagyang  retained its diadem as the grand Champion of the country’s biggest gathering of festivals, the Aliwan Fiesta. Photo courtesy of […]

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Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival 2010 PHOTOS

Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival 2010 PHOTOS

| February 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Here are the photos of the successful 38th Paraw Regatta Festival of Iloilo City. This year’s theme is “Honoring a Proud Filipino Seafaring Tradition.” Tourists both local and foreign trooped to the beaches of Villa to witness the largest sailing event in the Philippines. Herds of Norwegians were also present who believe in the ability […]

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Paraw Regatta Festival 2010 Winners

Paraw Regatta Festival 2010 Winners

| February 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Here are the winners of the Paraw Regatta 2010 Competitions. The Paraw Slalom Competition was dominated by Tigbauanons (People from Tigbauan) in both Categories A and B. Category A: 1st: Jolina – owned by Orlando Tajanlangit of Tigbauan (P10,000 cash prize and a trophy) 2nd: Piranha 3 – owned by Benito Gordoncillo of Leganes (P8,000 […]

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Samba de Regatta Mardi Gras 2010 Winners

Samba de Regatta Mardi Gras 2010 Winners

| February 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Here are the winners of the Samba de Regatta Mardi Gras 2010 held last February 18 at the Freedom Grandstand and February 21 at the Villa Beach for the finals while the Paraw Sailing competitions are going on. Samba de Regatta is a side event of the Paraw Regatta Festival of Iloilo City the lasrgest […]

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Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2010 Schedule

Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2010 Schedule

| January 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Iloilo never stops partying. After the grand Dinagyang Festival Celebration in January, another much awaited event is again taking the center stage, the Paraw Regatta Festival. Dubbed as the “Best Sport’s Tourism” by the Association of Tourism Officer in the Philippines (ATOP) Paraw Regatta is staging its 38th edition this February 2010. Below is the […]

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Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival

Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival

| December 17, 2009 | 1 Comment

Samba de Regatta performance during the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly 2009 in Roxas City One of the major festivals in Iloilo City held annually is the Paraw Regatta Festival. The Paraw Regatta is a 36.5-kilometer race among native outriggers in the strait between the island province of Guimaras and Iloilo City. It was inspired by […]

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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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Festivals and Fiestas in Iloilo

Festivals and Fiestas in Iloilo

| September 30, 2009 | 1 Comment

Dinagyang Festival warriors (Tribu Paghidaet) Iloilo was once called the festival capital of the Philippines. See for yourself and witness these wowing festivals  of Iloilo all the year round. The festivals reflect the diverse culture of Iloilo and the ingenuity of its people. Some are part of the traditional culture and some are inclined with […]

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