Lambunao takes pride in its vibrant and glamorous festival ??" Binanog Festival. Like the other Santo Niño celebrations in Iloilo, Binanog is an annual celebration every January in honor of the infant Jesus.
Binanog ??" The Dance of the Hawks!
The dance is an imitation of the movement of the "Banog" or hawk. Realizing that their grown chicken were slowly disappearing, the Lambunaonons forefathers, who then were living in the mountains, went into the depths of the forest. As they went along, they saw a male and a female hawk chasing each other. In their awe of watching the birds, they im ...
By next year, researchers will find out how many of the endangered hornbill bird species still exist in Panay Island.
The Biodiversity Partnership Project of the Region 6 office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-6) will lead the first simultaneous hornbill count in the central Panay mountains.
In collaboration with the Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. (PBCFI), the survey will try to establish the existence of hornbills, which are only endemic to Panay and Negros Islands.
Over the years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature h ...
Iloilo City is one of the winners under the city category of the 2014 Rafael M. Salas Population and Development Award (RMSPDA) implemented by the Commission on Population (Popcom).
Upon the invitation of Popcom Executive Director Dr. Juan Antonio Perez III, City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, City Population Office Chief Ann Ramos and another staff will attend the national awarding rites at Century Park Hotel in Malate, Manila on November 26, 2015.
Earlier, Iloilo City won the regional RMSPDA under the city category. The Municipality of San Jose, Antique, won the municipal category and both ...