This Bonifacio Statue in Tanza has a Crazy (yet Plausible) History
I attended a talk on Panay oral traditions last weekend. Prof. Eliodora Labos – Dimzon, one of the presenters who tackled Visayan folklore, mentioned how our stories seem to carry more weight if it’s transmitted orally. As an example, she pointed out how tsimis spreads quicker, even though common sense is screaming right at our.. Read more
Full Circle: Himbon Artist Group Marks One-Year Anniversary
The Himbon Contemporary Ilonggo Artists Group recently celebrated their one-year anniversary with the opening of ‘In Full Circle’, a collective exhibit of its members, at SM City Iloilo’s lower ground floor last September 28. The exhibit runs until October 5.
5 Ilonggo Heroes You Should Look Up On Independence Day
Anyone who follows Philippine history knows that Iloilo also has no shortage of national heroes. Unfortunately, we only know a few of them, and the few we do know only get the occasional shoutout, like when we’re celebrating Graciano Lopez Jaena Day, gawking at the brand-new statute of General Martin Delgado at Iloilo Business Park,.. Read more