Proud to be Ilonggo is a campaign to further uplift the good image of Iloilo as investment-ready, peaceful, progressive, and one of the most liveable places in the country.

The campaign was launched on September 30, 2017 at The Mansion, General Luna Street, Iloilo City.

Opening and welcome remarks, “Proud to be Ilonggo” by ILED Foundation president, Ms. Jocelyn Perez.


Diin Ka Pakadto, Iloilo?

On November 24, 2017, a forum on the state of infrastructure and utilities was organized by the Proud to be Ilonggo Campaign and ILED Foundation Inc. Here, a cross-section of stakeholder from the academe, business, OFW and seafarer organizations, youth organizations and media were given updates on the campaign activities, the current and future of Iloilo in terms of infrastructure development and utility services.

Iloilo’s Data

Highlights of the drugs and crime data presented by PNP Region 6 PCSPT Cesar Hawthorne Binag during the Proud to be Ilonggo Campaign Launch.

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Iloilo is known for its delectable treats that is bound to delight sweet lovers. Try their famous Biscocho here at the Original Biscocho House! #ProudtobeIlonggo
Formerly the town hall of Iloilo City, the Library of the UP Visayas Iloilo Campus now serves as a learning hall for students and the public alike with an art gallery to boot. #ProudtobeIlonggo
The Yusay-Consing Mansion, popularly known as the Molo Mansion, is located in Molo, Iloilo facing the St. Anne Parish Church. It is one of the gems of Iloilo and is an example of our uniquely Ilonggo heritage of harmonizing the past with the present. The Molo Mansion makes any Ilonggo #ProudtobeIlonggo
Set in between the majestic Iloilo and Batiano rivers which forms an angle of a nose, this inspired Iloilo's old name “Ilong-Ilong” which means “noselike”. Now, Iloilo is called the "Heart of the Philippines”. Known for its warm people, vibrant festivities, and mouth-watering local cuisine, Iloilo takes its visitors on a colorful and amazing journey.

There's a lot of things to love about Iloilo, what is yours?

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