PATUBAS FESTIVAL Municipality of Barotac Viejo Every 3rd week of December Patubas is a municipal-wide festival celebrating the food heritage and culture of Barotac Viejo. It is a festival of feasting and merriment celebrating the abundance of blessings the people in the community enjoy. It is also a celebration to […]

PANA-AD FESTIVAL Municipality of San Dionisio Every 5th of May Pana-ad festival is a celebration of thanksgiving for the blessings received from God through the intercession of its patron saint, St. Vincent Ferrer. The theme of the presentation mirrors the rich culture of San Dionisio. The community celebrates their patron […]

PINTADOS DE PASI FESTIVAL 2nd week of March Passi City The Pintados de Pasi Festival is highlighted by the annual dance-drama competition displaying its rich cultural heritage. Guests get a glimpse of the history of the people that once lived on the islands of Panay so long ago. Spaniards came […]

KATAGMAN FESTIVAL Municipality of Oton 1st week of May The entire history of the town comes alive with the inter tribe dance-theater competition. The Chinese gold burial mask of Oton is its cultural icon. The role it plays is a “mediatory” object through which it is connected to Oton’s history […]

HABLON FESTIVAL Municipality of Miagao Every 1st week of September The town of Miagao annually showcases one of its indigenous and valuable industries through a festival that will further boost their hand- woven fabrics as world-class. The festivity will be highlighted by the Lin-ay sang Hablon and Little Miss Hablon. […]

PAGNAHI-AN FESTIVAL Municipality of Bingawan Every 21st of June The early residents of Bingawan constructed a long house-like structure made of light materials. It accommodated forty families and they called it “Pagnahi-an” because the partitions were sewed together. The original structure was once located at the roadside east where the […]

The Rosendo Mejica Monument is located inside the vicinity of Baluarte Elementary School along Lopez Jaena, Street, Molo, Iloilo City. Don Rosendo Mejica is an llonggo nationalist, educator, journalist and philanthropist. He founded Baluarte Elementary School in 1905 on land he donated. It began as a nipa and wooden structure […]

KALAMAY FESTIVAL Municipality of San Enrique Every 12th of July Held alongside the towns’ Foundation Anniversary, Kalamay, local term for sugar, is San Enrique’s major industry. Social and economic undertaking of the town is centered on agriculture. Known as “The Sugalandia of lloilo,” the town is largely agricultural and ere […]

IWAG CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Municipality of Pototan Every 16th of December If you are wondering where you can find the best Christmas lights in Iloilo, then look no further. The IWAG Christmas Festival of Lights in Pototan annually celebrates this must-see holiday attraction for the entire family. It was […]