The market is regarded as a social and economic institution by the people of Ilocos Norte. In Laoag, the market is open everyday. In smaller towns, market day is held once or twice a week. Here, one can find sellers and buyers haggling with each other. Noisy vendors broadcast the merits of their goods. For
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.
Raymundo “Mundo” Gaspar, the man who is receiving special recognition for his outstanding contribution to the enrichment of our Ilocos Norte cultural heritage, was born on March 15, 1925, in a small farming community of Cabungaan, Laoag City. Life was simple then, but young Mundo was a boy full of energy who enjoyed having fun
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
Incredibly strong and alert at age 94, it is easy to discern that Consuelo T. Castillo is a private person who would rather go about her chores than talking about herself but breaks into a laughter when she explains how she got her name O’o’. As a young girl she was a nanny to a