Culture & History

How Iloilo Titas Dated Back Then

joseph batcagan

If you’re anywhere under 30, the concept of celebrating Valentine’s Day might still be important to you (Well, you can still celebrate it even if you’re older. You do you.). However, you do have to admit that all the dating rituals we take for granted during the occasion—flowers, chocolates, dinners, movies—can seem same-y. But then.. Read more

Iloilo on My Mind

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What Makes an Ilonggo Video “Viral”?

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Dagyang, Videoke, Paupas: How Baylehans Are Known Today

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Nothing is as quintessentially Ilonggo as the ‘baylehan’. Come at me, but you know this to be true. In essence, the baylehan encompasses two things Filipinos are mostly known for: our capacity for folk ingenuity, and the urgent need to have fun at all costs. It’s particularly true for the latter; why do you think.. Read more

10 Non-Ilonggos Tell Us What They Love About Iloilo

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An Ilongga Confesses to 5 Things She Loves about Iloilo City

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Your Yearly Reminder on Why a ‘Bayle’ May Make Things Better

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It’s going to be another year. For Project Iloilo, this means another Urban Baylehan. Surely, can you blame us if we find another reason to celebrate? Not only is PI in its second year—THANK GOD—but we’ve also achieved a few milestones. For instance, we had some writers get shortlisted for this year’s Globe Media Excellence.. Read more

Project Iloilo Episodes S01E08: What’s an Ilonggo?

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Ilonggos Share Creepy School Stories for ‘Pista Minatay’

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