Ilonggos are known for having a sweet soft accent in speaking and their hospitality toward others. More than that, Ilonggos excel in all aspects, not just in academics, talent, sports but, also, in professional fields. Among all of the attributes an Ilonggo has, Iloilo Blog will showcase it all to you. From its culture to notable Ilonggos, Iloilo proudly boasts its natives.

People section comprises some inspiring and notable Ilonggo and their proud Ilonggo culture that stands out among other cultures. From district to district, Iloilo has one of the most diverse cultures and tradition. And these have been passed through time and from generations to generations. It may be influenced with other culture, Iloilo customs remain still. It’s been remarkable for Ilonggos to be competitive in such field yet still heartwarming. Most people also value these customs and traditions and are happy to say to be an Ilonggo by heart!

7 Visita Iglesia Churches to See This Semana Santa
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7 Visita Iglesia Churches to See This Semana Santa

Ilonggos are well-versed with many of the practices and traditions surrounding Semana Santa. One of these well-known customs includes paying homage to some of the province’s Visita Iglesia…

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Liberation of Panay: Guerilla War Heroism in its 74th Year
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Liberation of Panay: Guerilla War Heroism in its 74th Year

March 18, 2019 — today marks the day of celebrating the 74th Liberation of Panay In a day and age where the Philippines, particularly Iloilo, is enjoying a…

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Evelio Javier: The Unsung Hero of Panay
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Evelio Javier: The Unsung Hero of Panay

“Twenty-eight years ago, a murder at high noon was executed in San Jose, the capital of Antique in Panay Island that outraged the Filipino people struggling to free…

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Dinagyang 2019 Opening Salvo Kicking Off Tomorrow, January 11
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Dinagyang 2019 Opening Salvo Kicking Off Tomorrow, January 11

The celebration and festivities never end in the City of Love. Just when you thought all the hype has died because the holiday seasons have come to close,…

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The Lost Novelty of Paper Folding with Noli Umahag
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The Lost Novelty of Paper Folding with Noli Umahag

Noli Umahag: Paper Toy Artist The birth of a new generation of artists is nonetheless contemporary yet fascinatingly unique. They are making their own names by introducing new…

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An Aspiring Ilonggo Visual Artist : Kristoffer George Brasileño
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An Aspiring Ilonggo Visual Artist : Kristoffer George Brasileño

With the art liberation that Iloilo is experiencing right now, artists are braver in expressing their uniqueness. Most are showcasing their works more in public through exhibits in…

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Amazing 5-year Old Hablon Weaver from Miagao, Iloilo Featured on National TV
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Amazing 5-year Old Hablon Weaver from Miagao, Iloilo Featured on National TV

A long long time ago, when the Spaniards set foot in Panay, they discovered the unique type of clothing the natives sported. Fabrics of different colors and designs…

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Culture and Heritage of Iloilo in a Statue
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Culture and Heritage of Iloilo in a Statue

The “Lin-ay sang Iloilo” or the beautiful Lady of Iloilo is a symbolic statue standing right at the top of Iloilo City Hall. It is commissioned by the…

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Ways of Ilonggos in Saying “I Like You” to a Special Someone
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Ways of Ilonggos in Saying “I Like You” to a Special Someone

Ways of Ilonggos in Saying “I Like You” to a Special Someone “Gusto taka.” is a direct Hiligaynon translation of “I Like You.” but how does an Ilonggo…

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Words of Wisdom from Miriam: The Iron Lady of Asia
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Words of Wisdom from Miriam: The Iron Lady of Asia

Miriam Defensor Santiago, a native of Iloilo City, was a popular political activist who fought for human rights. She had already proven herself as she passed a total…

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