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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The City Government of Vigan Receives the Seal of Good Local Governance
1 Sep

The City Government of Vigan Receives the Seal of Good Local Governance

The City Government of Vigan receives the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) or Pagkilala sa Kat...
Mayor Eva turns-over Financial Assistance to Typhoon Egay Victims
31 Aug

Mayor Eva turns-over Financial Assistance to Typhoon Egay Victims

The City Government of Vigan through the leadership of Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina extends financial...
LMP Luzon Island Cluster Conference held in Vigan
31 Jul

LMP Luzon Island Cluster Conference held in Vigan

The Luzon Island Cluster Conference of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines Luzon Chapt...

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