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Vigan is cleanest, safest city in Ilocandia

Manila Bulletin - 3 days ago
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur — This world-renowned heritage city was recently named the cleanest and safest city in the entire Ilocos region by the Regional Development Council (RDC). Vigan City Mayor Juan Carlo S. Medina and other city officials received...

Feature: Preservation of Vigan's heritage through festival of the arts

Philippine Information Agency - 3 weeks ago
VIGAN CITY, May 9 (PIA) – Vigan's heritage is not only celebrated and promoted for preservation during the World Heritage Solidarity Festival in September, but also during the Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival of the Arts in May. “It is very timely that...

NCCA, PIA hold cultural heritage caravan seminar in North-Central Luzon

Philippine Information Agency - 2 weeks ago
In the Heritage City of Vigan, Ilocos Sur, participants experienced an interactive Conservatory Museum which is a repository or archives, a conservation school and a dormitory, the dancing musical fountain at the Plaza and the marvelous and world ...and...

Eco-Cultural Heritage Caravan taps media, bloggers in culture, arts promotion

Sun.Star - 4 weeks ago
SAN FERNANDO CITY -- From April 26 to 29, an on-site immersion to the tangible culture, arts, and heritage sites tapped media practitioners and social network bloggers in promoting four regional heritage destinations: Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central ...and...

From Manila to Taiwan, Star Cruises' inaugural 'Jewels of the South China Sea' picks out some real gems

South China Morning Post - 4 weeks ago
From there we visit San Agustin Church which, built between 1587 and 1604, is the oldest surviving church in the Philippines and a Unesco World Heritage site. ... First stop is a buffet lunch in the Unesco Heritage Listed Vigan, the capital of Ilocos...

What Miss Universe bets say about Vigan

ABS-CBN News - 4 months ago
VIGAN CITY – The people of Ilocos Sur were excited when it was announced that some ancillary events of the 65th Miss Universe pageant will be held in Vigan. Local officials believe that the visit will help boost the tourism industry and ... Filipino...

Vigan example shows heritage and development are compatible

Inquirer.net - 2 months ago
What happened in Vigan is that, after the community realized their biggest asset was their heritage structures, they partnered with the local government and crafted a heritage-based development plan so that both the community and city could reap the...

The #Balikbayan Chronicles: Captivated by Coron, Inspired by Ilocos

Asianjournal.com - 4 weeks ago
From the buffets of The Peninsula to Manila Hotel to Ilocos hotels and restaurants (Fort Ilocandia in Laoag, Hotel Luna in Vigan, Two Seasons in Coron) that featured regional specialties to island picnic in Palawan, each meal was an opportunity to have ...and...

Ilocos green group condemns killing of environmental advocate

Philippine Star - 5 months ago
De Vera said that during the victim's stint as announcer of DZNS Radyo Totoo Vigan City, "Contaoi's program regularly [echoed] our statements and analysis regarding ecological concerns and the involvement of local officials for the destruction of the ...and...

Century-old Singson-Encarnacion house in Vigan demolished to make way for resto

Inquirer.net - 6 months ago
Four years after the Historic City of Vigan was cited by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) as a model of best practices in World Heritage Site management, one of its 200 heritage houses was demolished. The...

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