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Couch Sessions Present Poetika

joseph batcagan

The collective behind Poetika, the Iloilo City-exclusive monthly poetry and open mic event, held its first presentation in Cafe Strum as part its Couch Sessions series at the La Vita Merkato Food Park in Mandurriao last July 20, 2018. Some of the featured talent included PG Zoluaga, Analog Audiokid, Nana & Tom, Mark Evangelista, Marvin Monfort and.. Read more

#NoFilter: A Mountaineering Guide for the Selfie Generation

riza ornos

Amo Ini ang Tatay Ko…

Kathy Villalon

5 Ilonggo Heroes You Should Look Up On Independence Day

joseph batcagan

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

Kaya FC Might be Iloilo’s Best Chance to be a Real “Football Capital”

martin espino

The Nanay Hacks You Need, as Told by an Ilongga CEO Mom

yen de felipe

Ambot 101: A Foreigner’s Survival Guide to Speaking Ilonggo

Joel Roth

As a foreigner living in Iloilo for four years, I’ve learned how to not be so “foreign.” To me, this adjective connotes to a foreigner who still hasn’t quite blended in. This could be anything from how they dress, carry themselves or, in this instance, how much of the language they still have to learn.. Read more

Marrz Capanang: From Calaparan, the Communities and to Realms of Consciousness

kristine buenavista

“Mamista Kami”: A Maldita’s Guide to Polite Fiesta Etiquette for Guests

glory moralidad