Vigan City World Costume Festival
Most Competitive Component City in Government Efficiency
Father Jose Burgos Achievement Award
UNESCO World Heritage Cities Solidarity Cultural Festival
Seal of Good Local Governance
Binatbatan Festival of the Arts
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Vigan is an island, which used to be detached from the mainland by three rivers - the great Abra River, the Mestizo River and the Govantes River. It is unique among the Philippine towns because it is the country’s most extensive and only surviving historic city that dates back to the 16th century Spanish colonial period. Vigan was an important coastal trading post in pre-colonial times. Long before the Spanish galleons, Chinese junks sailing from the South China Sea came to Isla de Bigan through the Mestizo River that surrounded the island. On board were sea-faring merchants that came to barter exotic goods from Asian kingdoms in exchange f...

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Most Competitive Component City in Government Efficiency 1st Place Region 1st and 7th Place, National Level
21 Apr

Most Competitive Component City in Government Efficiency 1st Place Region 1st and 7th Place, National Level

The Department of Trade and Industry or DTI has named Vigan the Most Competitive Component City ...
Vigan Celebrates Women’s Month
4 Mar

Vigan Celebrates Women’s Month

Annually the City Government of Vigan recognizes the achievement of Bigueñas in all sectors of t...
Vigan City inks Sisterhood Agreement with Pateros
29 Feb

Vigan City inks Sisterhood Agreement with Pateros

Vigan City Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina and Pateros Mayor Jaime Medina signed a Sisterhood Agreemen...

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