Longganisa Festival

Vigan City, Ilocos Sur

Longganisa Festival is the first festivity celebrated in Vigan every year which usually happens every 22nd of January, the date of the cityhood of Vigan. However, Januray 25 is the exact date of the Vigan City fiesta, also the date of the conversion of the city's patron saint, St. Paul.

Longganisa Festival News

  • Thousands Join Boodle Fight In Guinobatan Albay Longganisa Festival

    Thousands Join Boodle Fight In Guinobatan Albay Longganisa Festival

    Thousands of residents here joined the first longest line of longganisa (sausage) boodle fight laid out along Rizal street, one of the main thoroughfares of Guinobatan town, during the celebration of Guinobatan Longganisa Festival on Friday.

    At least 25,000 pieces of fried longganisa, 2,000 pieces of fried eggs, 2,000 fresh tomatoes, 1,000 cucumbers and five sacks of rice
    were shared by the crowd.

    Mayor Ann Gemma Ongjoco said the line stretched about 400 meters.

    We never expected that this event will become a success. Thanks to every individual who participated in the event.? she sai ...

  • Vigan City To Launch Longganisa Cookbook

    The city government of Vigan is eyeing for the launching a cookbook this year featuring several scrumptious recipes of longganisa, the city's One-Town-One-Product (OTOP).

    This was informed by Vigan City Mayor Juan Carlo Medina during the annual longganisa cookfest.

    Launched in 2008, the longganisa cook fest is one of the main highlights of the annual Longganisa Festival of Vigan set every January 22.

    The Vigan longganisa is a delicacy derived from the Mexican salami and is described as a small and plump native sausage during the Spanish period.

    At present, more than 100 longganisa- ...

  • All Set For 2016 Vigan Longganisa Festival

    All Set For 2016 Vigan Longganisa Festival

    All is set for the 2016 Longganisa Festival in the country's only world heritage city tomorrow, Vigan City Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina said.

    The Longganiza Festival, is the main highlight of the cityhood anniversary celebration of Vigan,

    Vigan was transformed as a city by virtue of Republic Act No. 8988 enacted on January 22, 2001.

    "We are again expecting a big crowd of tourists and visitors at both sides of the main thoroughfares of our city to watch the attractive street dancing pageantry," she said.

    Twelve contingents from different elementary and secondary schools will take part ...

  • Philippine January Festival Guide

    Philippine January Festival Guide

    Right after the longest celebration of Christmas in the world, Philippines immediately begins its new calendar with the feasts of the Black Nazarene & Sr. Santo Nino. They usher the beginning of nonstop fiestas across the nation through the year.

    Revelries for Sr. Santo Nino usually fill the month of January, specially celebrated in the islands of Panay & Cebu.

    But there are also other fiestas across the country that are worth starting your new year of journeys replete with colors, taste & beat of the Philippines.

    The Feast of the Black Nazarene- January 9

    Quiapo, one of Manila's b ...

  • Longganisa Festival perks up Vigan

    Longganisa Festival perks up Vigan

    The "2014 Longganisa Festival" is on today with residents here celebrating the 13th year anniversary of this World Heritage Village's cityhood.

    Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina said this year's festival will be highlighted by three main activities tied up with the Vigan specialty longganisa.

    Aimed at attracting tourists and visitors, these activities include a longganisa cookfest featuring the making and presentation of delicious menu out from longganisa; the longganisa street dancing parade; and the longganisa dance showdown.

    In the longganisa street dancing, the students from the Vigan Nat ...

  • Longganisa Vigan Festival Ilocos Sur Province Philippines

    Longganisa Festival Street dance Vigan city.