Culture & History

Project Iloilo Episodes S01E08: What’s an Ilonggo?

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Eight (and a half) episodes, and we’re already signing out! But before that, we turn to the one question that has no definite answer, but was one that we still tried to answer in this episode because we can’t help but be stubborn debaters: specifically, just what exactly is an Ilonggo? Is there still such.. Read more

Ilonggos Share Creepy School Stories for ‘Pista Minatay’

joseph batcagan

8 Reasons NOT to Date An Ilongga

riza ornos

PechaKucha Night Iloilo Vol. 2: Previewing the 7 Ilonggo Presenters

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Ever since Project Iloilo started last year—good god, we’re getting old—one of the statements we made is to not be a “lifestyle pages” clone; we aimed the website to be a platform for “celebrating Ilonggo culture in ALL of its aspects” (and if you somehow missed our launch editorial, you’ve got some major catching-up to.. Read more

‘Ginauhaw Ako, Ginagutom Ako’ and our Obsession with “Old” Iloilo

joseph batcagan

Project Iloilo Episodes S01E03: (Ir)Responsible Tourism

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“Kaon ‘Ta” and MORE Hiligaynon Words for Travelers

Harren Fegarido

This article is is the second of a two-part series. Click here for the first part, “Sa Lugar Lang” and Other Hiligaynon Words for Travelers”. Language plays a big part for a traveler; it may either create a bridge or a barrier to the people, their culture and, more importantly, their place. So, it should.. Read more

An Ilonggo Millennial Takes Up to Chewing ‘Mamâ’

Harren Fegarido

Project Iloilo Episodes S01E01: City of Love

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