Bingawan is situated at the heart of Panay Island. It is bounded on the north by the Municipality of Tapaz, Province of Capiz; on the northeast by the Municipality of Dumalag, also of Capiz; on the northwest by the Municipality of Passi; and the southeast by the Municipality of Calinog, […]

Leon is known as the citadel of freedom. A frontier town Leon was founded in 1730 by its first capitan, Bernabe Bungkag. In 1738, it became the pueblo of Camando (from Camandag Tree). Its first parish priest was Fray Andres Solar. It had a plaza, church, convent, belfry, casa real, […]

One evening in February of 1966, the Iloilo skies were ablaze with fiery hues permeating the night light. A fire originating from Iznart Street had begun to gain momentum, stretching its scorching talons across the city. It was unexpected; it was devastating; and it was to forever redesign the geography […]

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On the northern part of Iloilo lies the Municipality of Ajuy, Province of lloilo. It is 87 kilometers from Iloilo City. It extends from Piliwan, its southernmost sitio to Serruco River in the north. Its jurisdiction is bounded in the south by Ajuy Bay, in the north by the town […]

Balasan was the once big town in Northern Hloilo In 1847, Govemor Silverio of Capiz permitted Francisco Arriola of the pueblo of Navas, Capiz (now town of Aklan), to settle on the unpopulated eastern part of Capiz. With 50 families, Arriola sailed and settled at what they called Bolokawe. Later, […]

Originally, the recipe for bibingka called for tuba as leavening agent, on account of yeast present. Filomena Pepino learned how to make bibingka from her mother- in-law, Crescenciana Atrazo. For 40 years, she has been vending bibingka along the beach at Arévalo. But the origin of bibingka is vague. Some […]