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(May 23, 2016 to September 15, 2016) Black Gold of Ilocos Norte The windy drive on the smoothly paved highway along the rolling verdant green hills north of Laoag City leads to a magnificent structure rising from a hill, reaching up to the azure blue sky – the famous Cape Bojeador lighthouse of Burgos. This


(March 02, 2015 to May 31, 2015) A Survey of Handwoven Blankets in Ilocos Norte Textile art cannot be attributed to any ancient culture, as each civilization developed independent techniques. Even before the Spanish colonization in the Philippines, textiles were woven on the loom from cotton grown abundantly in the Ilocos Region. From the early days of

Photo Exhibition For The 40th Anniversary Of The Establishment Of China-Philippines Diplomatic Relations

June 01, 2015 to July 31, 2015 Ti Pannakarambak  Ti Ma-Ika Uppat A Pulo Nga Tawen Nga Anibersario  Ti Pannakaipasdek   Ti Diplomatiko A Panaglangen Ti  China Ken Pilipinas,  Ti Kunsulado Ti People’s Republic  Of China Ti Laoag Ken Ti Museo Ilocos Norte,  Isponsoranna  Ti “Photo Exhibiton  Of The 40th Anniversary Of The Establishment Of China-Philippines

2009 to 2014 Chronology

(October 27, 2014 to January 15, 2015) A Chronology of Ilocos Norte History 2009 November 12 Museo Ilocos Norte celebrates its 10th year anniversary; the history continues. November 22 Christ the King Celebration. Thousands of Catholics led by Bishop Sergio L. Utleg of the Diocese of Laoag participated in the nationwide celebration of Christ the King.

100 Years Gilbert Bridge (1914-2014)

(July 01, 2014 to October 3, 2014) The Spaniards ceded to the Americans in December of 1898 as a result of the Treaty of Paris where the Americans paid the Spaniards $2,000,000 for the cession of the Philippines. And with the arrival of the Americans in 1899 came a lot of promise for the development

La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc

(February 10, 2014 to May 31, 2014) “Cause of Our Joy” Patroness of Ilocos Norte The revered image of La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc, said to be 400 years old, is enshrined in the Church of St. John the Baptist Parish in Badoc, Ilocos Norte. The story of its origin begins in the year 1620


(October 15, 2013 to January 31, 2014) Traditional Ilocano Drums of Ilocos Norte The drum is one of man’s oldest and more widely used musical instrument. Found in highly developed cultures as well as underdeveloped societies, it comes in various sizes, forms and used in many ways for different occasions. A tambor (drum) produces sound


(June 07, 2013 to September 07, 2013) White Gold of the Ilocos Bawang is almost synonymous to Ilocos, a crop which grows well in the warm Ilocos climate, which is why the region is the main producer of bawang in the country. Also, almost all Ilocano cuisine are known and liked because of this aromatic

Hidden Treasures

(March 15, 2013 to June 15, 2013) An Exhibit of Spanish-era Churches in the Philippines  Hidden Treasures of the Philippines A Photo Exhibit of Vintage Churches Many fine books and countless photographs have been published in the last ten years extolling the charms of the major Spanish Era churches of the Philippines. Over this same


(December 26, 2012 to February 28, 2013) Traditional Tingguian Dance of Nueva Era Nueva Era is a quiet paradise sprawling at the foothills of the Cordilleras in the southwestern part of Ilocos Norte, richly favored by nature with rolling hills and picturesque mountains. Inhabited by Tingguians, Isnegs and Ilocanos, they lived in scattered settlements, later

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