Just arrived home after strolling our City's major shopping mall and being given a gift by my parents. I should point out that this is the first Christmas where I have not received any gift from godparents and the like. But I'm not feeling bad. I think I had experienced a richer Christmas because of … Continue reading “They’re singing ‘Deck the Halls’…”
NOTE: Pictures displayed in this series are taken during the blogger's Humanities class tour last year. Taken specifically on September 9, 2010, the pictures may not resemble the present state or physique of the places, works of art, and even of the people caught with these pictures. This blog series serves to inform and offer … Continue reading Artistic Negros Occidental Pt. 1 – Entering the "Sweet Island" through Bacolod City: Feast Upon the "Barangay sang Birhen" Chapel
I was fooling around Facebook last time and saw my status a year ago when I had this field trip for my Humanities 1 class while I was still at Miag-ao and I realized I have not shared these in my blog. I just returned to blogging December last year.So, I uploaded my pics and … Continue reading Artistic Negros Occidental – My Encounters with the Aesthetic Cities of Bacolod, Talisay, and Silay
1. Try to save money for the coming Christmas celebration.2. Study hard to pass even just the First Semester of my BS Biological Science course.3. Start the business me and my girlfriend was planning to have since February.4. Write a DIY book for a change.5. Become a staff writer for any publication.6. Visit and acquaint … Continue reading Exactly half of the year is now over. List 10 things you want to do before 2012 begins.
I grew up just like any child in the world that was born during the 1980s-1990s period watching loads of fantasy films ranging from animation to live ones since this was the era of the ever-changing technology of graphics and the CGI and also the better availability of books in print that eventually one-by-one turned … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Mystery of my Sudden Growth 1
I love posts about festivals. It hurts me that I don't have the guts and glory (i.e., money) to attend all festivals in the world. Perhaps I also lack the DIGITAL CAMERA.haha. But my love for festivities is only rivaled by my pure adoration to my city. There has never been this kind of feeling … Continue reading Paraw Regatta Festival: Another Festival Milestone of the City of Iloilo + Sinamba sa Paraw Regatta Pics
This event is very close to my heart. It may not surpass the greatness of Dinagyang, or the unity in Paraw Regatta, but my heart belongs to it.I was educated in a Chinese high school and took up my secondary education at Iloilo Sun Yat Sen High School. I was pretty attached with the Chinese … Continue reading Gong Xi Fa Cai!: Iloilo City Chinese New Year Festival 2011
Well, a tweetfriend gave me an idea. I'm not sure if any of you out there is ever interested with Dinagyang but I want to show this festival to the world. So here they are, in the same order with the main event!DISCLAIMER: I am not the owner of these videos. Since they are posted … Continue reading Dinagyang 2011 in Youtube: View the Ati-ati Tribe Competition
This post is kind of late for publishing since the events that I cover here are held before the proper Dinagyang festivities. But I blog to post and I post to blog. So, read on if you want to... ;)I have been consistently saying to all readers of this blog, that I am an born-again … Continue reading Dinagyang: A Religious History
As an Ilonggo, nothing could be more exciting than to be roaming the city streets during the Dinagyang Festival. Even though I'm not a Roman Catholic and this festival is very religious in terms of its sources and causes, I love this festival as a cultural and traditional event. Nobody's asking anybody to be a … Continue reading Hail to the Queen of Philippine Festivals: Iloilo Dinagyang!