Check out Hubon Madiaas’ Art Sale, MAD Skimboard’s Flatsand Competition, town fiestas, and where to find something fun to do in Iloilo this week!
Iloilo welcomes travelers with sunshine and good days to explore the province this week.
Photo from Iloilo Tourism Facebook Page
In this week’s weather, Iloilo will have equal amounts of cloud, sunshine, and afternoon showers. Generally, this week does not have much raining going on. The temperature averages at 32°C (90°F) during the day.
Sunrise and sunset averages at 5:30 AM and 6:02 PM, respectively.
EVENTS, CONVENTIONS, CONCERTS, AND FESTIVALS
Travelers wanting to experience local celebrations can head to the following events and small town fiestas.
Art Sale and Fundraising Event
Photo courtesy of E-Poster from Ed Defensor's Facebook Page
Hubon Madiaas & Friends’ “Tungod sa Gugma, Tungod sa Katahum” (Because of Love, Because of Beauty) art sale and fundraising event is ongoing and will run until May 18 at Casa Real Art Gallery, Old Capitol, Kilometer 0, Iloilo. Artworks depicting local color by great artists from the Panay region will be on sale.
The said event is for the Visayan Islands Visual Artists Exhibition Conference (VIVA ExCon) happening later this year.
Photos courtesy of MAD Skimboards
Water activities like skim board clinic and skim board competition will happen in Villa Varona, Iloilo on May 7 to 8 during the Flatsand 2016 by MADSkimboards.
On May 3 to 4, Brgy. Ubian in Janiuay, Iloilo will hold its annual fiesta and on May 5, Dumangas will hold its Municipal Founday Day.
Pototan, meanwhile, will celebrate Feast of San Jose on May 8. On the same day, San Miguel will celebrate the Feast of San Miguel de Archangel.
Roberto’s Queen Siopao (Photo courtesy of Roberto’s)
Roberto’s is a household name in Iloilo and is known for its siopao, a hot steamed bun with filling. Among its choices of siopao includes regular pork siopao (starts at PhP35), adobo siopao (PhP45), and queen siopao which has adobo and bacon inside (PhP70).
Roberto’s is located at 61 JM Basa Street, Iloilo.
May 7 marks the last day of campaign period for local and national elections. Liquor ban, on the other hand, will be observed starting May 8.