This modest structure is usually found in the barangay. Made from light materials, its cool confines are where barangay officials usually holds their meetings. Young and old enjoy sliced green mangoes; tamarind and other fruits in season dashed with salt or dipped in vinegar, while neighbors exchange the freshest news.

Abel Iloco

Historically, Ilocos Norte has been one of the most notable producers of textiles in the country. On view are samples of clothing and weaves popular until a few generations ago.

Gloria Aduana Cocson – Awardee 2008

Vibrant and full of enthusiasm, Gloria Aduana Cocson is a role model for every young woman possessing creative talent and an aptitude for business. Gloria was born in a quiet but happy neighborhood of Barangay 10, Barani, Batac, Ilocos Norte on April 4, 1942, the third of the four children of Policarpio Aduana and Consuelo


(September 26, 2008 to January 16, 2009) The Traditional Way of Harvesting Rice in Ilocos Norte A satellite exhibit of bayANInanding Metropolitan Museum of Manila Fernando Amorsolo, or Nanding, as our National Artist was fondly called, is most known for his rural landscapes and genre paintings suffused with light, life, and joy. Winnowing Rice, painted


(April 16, 2008 to July 16, 2008) Farola: Colonial Lighthouses of the Philippines There are very few architectural wonders which were built for the service of mankind, though the nature of architecture itself is to protect life through shelter, historically significant builders are those which were built to promote a particular faith or project the