Cleanes Safest and Greenest LGU 2016
Mayor Carlo as the chair of the regional development council region I NEDA
Vigan City Longganisa Festival 2017
The City Health Office Vigan awarded for its effortless compliance to Mother-Baby friendly Initiative Facility
Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council 1st Place – Regional Winner
Most Competitive Component City in Government Efficiency
Seal of Good Local Governance

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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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Vigan Celebrates Artes  Ita Paskua 2016
28 Dec

Vigan Celebrates Artes Ita Paskua 2016

For 11 years, the City of Vigan has been celebrating the Torch and Lantern Parade which came to ...
Vigan receives Seal of Community of Practice on  Child-Friendly Local Governance
28 Nov

Vigan receives Seal of Community of Practice on Child-Friendly Local Governance

The City Government of Vigan headed by Mayor Juan Carlo Medina has proved once again that the Ci...
Ulirang Nakatatanda Awardee 2016
28 Oct

Ulirang Nakatatanda Awardee 2016

In celebration of the Elderly Filipino Week and International Day of Older Persons, the Sampung ...



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