Tribu Ilonganon of Jalandoni Memorial National High School (JMNHS) bagged the grand prize in Dagyang tribes dance competition in this year’s 51st Iloilo Dinagyang Festival Jan. 27.

It bested seven other competing tribes in performances staged in five judging areas around the metropolis.

Tribu Ilonganon received P300,000 and trophy. They were also awarded Best in Choreography with P15,000 prize; and Best Choreographer and Best in Discipline with P10,000 each.


Ilonganon won back-to-back championship crowns in 2006 and 2007.

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Tribu Paghidaet of La Paz National High School was first runner-up and received P275,000 and trophy. It also bagged Best in Costume with P15,000; and Best Costume Designer and Best in Headdress with P10,000 each.


Tribu Panayanon of Iloilo City National High School was second runner-up and received P250,000 and trophy. It also won Best in Street Dancing with P25,000; Best in Performance and Best in Music with P15,000 each; and Best Musical Director with P10,000.


Tribu Dagatnon of Ramon Avanceña National High School was third runner-up and received P200,000 and trophy.

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Tribu Salognon of Jaro National High School was fourth runner-up and received P150,000 and trophy. (Merianne Grace Ereñeta/Iloilo City PIO)

GUIMARAS WINS KASADYAHAN FEST 2019

The island-province of Guimaras won as champion in this year’s Fiesta Pilipinas: Kasadyahan Regional Cultural Competition Jan. 26 as one of the highlights of 51st Iloilo Dinagyang Festival.

Hubon Guimarasnon sang Manggahan Festival received P275,000 and trophy after besting nine other groups during performances staged in five judging areas around the metropolis.

It also bagged four minor awards including Best in Choreography, Best Choreographer, Best in Performance, and Best Costume, and received P15,000 each.


It was a back-to-back win for the group which showcased the abundance of top agricultural crops and products of San Lorenzo town. 

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It was also a three-peat for the “mango country” which was represented by Hubon Binagtong sa Manggahan of Nueva Valencia town in 2017.


Tribu Tultugan of Maasin, Iloilo was first runner-up and received P250,000 and trophy. It also bagged Best in Music and Musical Director with P10,000 prize each.

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Tribu Manughabol kang Salakayan of Miag-ao was second runner-up and received P175,000 and trophy.


Tribu Hugyaw of St. Therese MTC Colleges, Iloilo City was third runner-up and received P150,000 and trophy.

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Pintaflores of San Carlos City, Negros Occidental was named fourth runner-up and received P125,000 and trophy. It also bagged Best in Street Dancing and received P25,000. (Merianne Grace Ereñeta/Iloilo City PIO)

BPLD TO ISSUE NOTICE TO BIZ SANS PERMIT

The Iloilo City Business Permits and Licensing Division (BPLD) will start issuing Feb. 1 the notices to businesses that failed to have their permits renewed.

BPLD head Norman Tabud said the first notice will give business owners 10 days to comply with their permits.

“If they still fail to comply, we will issue the second notice wherein they will be asked to explain in writing their reason for non-renewal. For the last notice, they will be summoned by the City Legal Office for a conference wherein we will hear their side before we decide to issue or not to issue a closure order,” Tabud said.


As of Jan. 30, BPLD recorded 11,362 businesses that were renewed. There were 15,558 businesses that registered last year.


“So far, some 70 to 75 percent of businesses were renewed and this is the trend every year. However, we are still waiting for the remaining businessmen to have their permits renewed,” Tabud said.


“I encourage all businessmen to renew permits the soonest possible time because aside from violating the Revenue Code for operating without business permit, they will be made to pay the surcharge as well,” he added. (Merianne Grace Ereñeta/Iloilo City PIO)

ILOILO CITY GOV’T TO HOST DINNER FOR EAS DELEGATES

Iloilo City Government will host the Ministerial Dinner Banquet for the delegates of East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress at Ker and Company Building behind City Hall Nov. 29.

The expected guests include Undersecretary Analiza Rebuelta-Teh of Climate Change Service and Mining Concerns, and Ariel Yuwono, co-chair of the Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA).

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CITY GOV’T OPENS SIDEWALK FOR VENDORS

The Iloilo City Government has officially opened the sidewalks for vendors who are selling Christmas goods from Dec 1 until end of the year.

Mayor Jose Espinosa III, along with Public Safety and Management Office (PSTMO) head Jeck Conlu, and other officials of the City Government formally launched the open sidewalk program over the weekend.

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EAT MODERATELY THIS CHRISTMAS

The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) has advised the public to eat moderately during Christmas parties.

“Eating your favorite food is not prohibited, like if you want to eat lechon, but you should eat moderately,” City Health Officer Dr. Bernard Caspe said.

Caspe said based on his observation, those who were advised not to eat food that would trigger their hypertension and diabetes, usually end up eating too much of this food. Continue reading EAT MODERATELY THIS CHRISTMAS

Publication of Vacant Positions

 

Publication of the vacant positions in the Iloilo City Government.

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and send to the address below not later than December 25, 2018.

  1. Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS);
  2. Performance rating in the present position for one (1) year, if applicable;
  3. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license; and
  4. Photocopy of Transcript of Records.

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS are advised to hand in or send through courier/email their application to:

LEO M. ELEVENCIONE, Human Resource Management Office

icg.hrmo@gmail.com

APPLICATIONS WITH INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTS SHALL  NOT BE ENTERTAINED.