50th Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2023


Iloilo and the world are ready to sail again through the waters of Iloilo Strait as Paraw Regatta is sailing again this March. Save the date from March 12 – 19, 2023, and witness the Biggest Sailing Festival in the Philippines.

Here is the calendar of activities:

50th Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2023 Schedule of Activities

50th Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2023 Schedule of Activities

Paraw Regatta 2023 Schedule of Activities

Read also: Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival: A Celebrate of the Ilonggo Craftsmanship

Paraw Photo Contest

Capture that most beautiful shot and share with the world how you see the festivity by joining the Paraw Photo Contest. The theme is: “Sailing through the Waves of Ilonggo Traditions and Progress”.

Participants may capture the grandeur of the paraw sailboat competition, slalom, lighted paraws, and sinamba sa regatta scenes or the varied actions of competing paraws, crews, and dancers as they perform to win the race/contest. Also, they can capture humans’ interactions and reactions while witnessing the events.

paraw photo contest

For the contest details, you can check the whole guidelines here.

Best-Tasting Lechon Competition

A new addition to the competition is also the competition for the best-tasting lechon. Villa is arguably the home of delicious lechons of Iloilo and eating this dish while enjoying the festivities takes it to a higher level.

Best-Tasting Lechon
Poster by: Iloilo Festivals Foundation, Inc.

The event is happening on March 19, 2023. Major prizes of the competition include: Iloilo City’s Best Tasting Lechon Champion, 1st Runner Up, 2nd Runner Up,  BEST LIVER SAUCE and BEST DECORATION/PRESENTATION. You can check the full guidelines here.

Lighted Paraw Competition

The return of the Paraw Regatta Festival post-pandemic is indeed bright and sparking with this new Lighted Paraw Competition. It will happen on March 19, 2023, at Tatoy’s Manokan Villa Beach, Iloilo City in partnership with the City Government of Iloilo, Iloilo Festivals Foundation, and JCI Iloilo.

ligthed paraw
Poster by: Iloilo Festivals Foundation, Inc.

For those who are interested to join, you may check the guidelines and registration forms on the Ground floor of the Ker and Co. Building (beside Iloilo City Hall) or you may check this link. You may contact the IFFI secretariat at 0910 552 7304 for questions.


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