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Ilocos Norte is best in exhibit display


MANDALUYONG CITY, Metro Manila—Indigenous materials including corn ear leaves, dried fruits from wild trees that grow in Ilocos Norte’s farmlands and forests were used in designing Ilocos Norte’s exhibit display at the 20th Philippine Travel Mart and which wowed thousands of local and foreign viewers here. Adorned with Ilocos Norte’s local products like abel, garlic,

Champion again!


The Laoag City float that won the Float Competition at the Aliwan Festival 2009 for the third straight year now. Ms Pamulinawen 2009 Kate Lao also won second runner-up honors in the Reyna ng Aliwan 2009 search. The city’s representatives in the dance competition however were not as lucky as they were shut out. They

LC selected for Int’l Museums Day celebration


The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) – National Committee on Museum (NCOM) Executive Committee unanimously agreed that Laoag City be one of the three venues selected for the International Museums Day (IMD) Celebration. IMD 2009 is a three day celebration which will be heldon May 18, 21 and 25, 2009, in Laoag

Dinaklisan Festival


  ON MAY 1, residents of Currimao, Ilocos Norte took off in a fluvial parade, Catholics here regard as a thanksgiving festival and tribute for their patron saint, Nuestra Seniora Dela Paz (Our Lady of Peace and Safe Voyage). The annual festivity of fishermen and residents in this coastal village dubbed as “Dinaklisan festival” is