Grade School Students Get Free Immunization

Grade School Students Get Free Immunization
In line with the National Immunization Month for Adolescents, the Department of Health (DOH) Region 1, in collaboration with the Department of Education (DEPED), launched the first free school-based adolescent immunization held in the Vigan Culture and Trade Center last August 12, 2016. The school-based adolescent immunization is for all Grade seven to ten students in public schools. Each student...
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Oath Taking Ceremonies of the Newly Elected Vigan Officials

Oath Taking Ceremonies of the Newly Elected Vigan Officials
Mayor Juan Carlo Medina was formally installed as the new mayor of the well–known world’s heritage city in a fiesta themed event at the Vigan Convention Center last June 29, 2016. The event started with a Thanksgiving Mass officiated by Msgr. Vicente Avila, parish priest of St. Paul Cathedral, together with Rev. Fr. Roque Reyes, afterwhich, a spiritual oath was administered to the new set of ci...
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Most Competitive Component City in Government Efficiency 1st Place Region 1st and 7th Place, National Level

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 in the Ilocos region. This yearly competiveness ranking of Philippine cities, municipalities, was developed by the National Competitiveness Council through the Regional Competitiveness Committees (RCCs) with the help of  the United States Agency for International Development . The ranking is based ...
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Vigan Celebrates Women’s Month

Vigan Celebrates Women’s Month
Annually the City Government of Vigan recognizes the achievement of Bigueñas in all sectors of the society. According to Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina, the program is part of the Women’s Month celebration to  pay tribute to outstanding Bigueña in various fields of concern. It also aimed to inspire the women of Vigan The City Government of VIgan lined-up activities for the month long celebration o...
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Vigan City inks Sisterhood Agreement with Pateros

Vigan City inks Sisterhood Agreement with Pateros
Vigan City Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina and Pateros Mayor Jaime Medina signed a Sisterhood Agreement on February 17, 2016 at the Vigan Convention Center. Under the agreement,  Vigan and Pateros are to adopt programs and establish an enduring link through the exchange of initiatives and experiences in the following areas such as Commerce particularly in the exchange of business missions and parti...
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Viva San Pablo, Viva Vigan

Viva San Pablo, Viva Vigan
Vigan is home to different festivals, and the Longganisa Festival is the kick off of these cultural celebrations in the city. As it jumpstarts other celebrations in the region, the city government of Vigan usually makes sure that the locals and tourists will experience nothing but the best. The Longganisa Festival is held every 22nd day of January, the commemoration of the cityhood anniversary and...
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Vigan Central Plaza and the Vigan Transport Hub soon to rise

Vigan Central Plaza and the Vigan Transport Hub soon to rise
The City Government of Vigan represented by Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina entered into an agreement with XRC Mall Developer, Incorporated through their chairman Mr. Alexander M. Cruz for the establishment of the Vigan Central Plaza along Quezon Avenue and the Vigan Transport Hub at Jose Singson St. in Vigan. The Site Blessing and the Ground Breaking Ceremony was held on December 12, 2015, coincidin...
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Apo Pidiong’s 125th Birth Anniversary Celebrated

Apo Pidiong’s 125th Birth Anniversary Celebrated
The 125th Birth Anniversary of President Elpidio Quirino was held last November 16, 2016 . The late Philippine President’s descendants such as his grandchildren Cory Quirino, Maria Victoria Gonzalez, and Eddie Quirino was joined by local officials headed by Governor Ryan Singson and Vigan City Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina as they gathered in front of the provincial capitol where a life-size statue st...
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Vigan Christmas Tree Lighting Highlights The Raniag, Vigan City Twilight Festival Celebration

Vigan Christmas Tree Lighting Highlights  The Raniag, Vigan City Twilight Festival Celebration
The Lighting of the Vigan Christmas Tree was the highlight of the celebration of the Raniag, the Vigan Twilight Festival. The event was attended by Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina, Governor Ryan Luis Singson, Msgr. Vicente Avila, GMA AVP Oliver Amoroso and ABC Vice President Edmund Supnet. After the ceremonial lighting, a video mapping created by TVigan, was shown in front of the Vigan City Hall, follow...
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The City Government of Vigan Receives the Seal of Good Local Governance

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 Katapatan at Kahusayan ng Pamahalaang Lokal, a new and improved version of the Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGH) which was launched in 2010. The award was handed over to Vigan City Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina by DILG Provincial Director Agnes De Leon. SGLG was introduced to provide a wider scope of challen...
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