[VIGAN] ▬ FILE PHOTO: VIGAN CITY, CIRCA NOVEMBER 2011
It's Halloween, All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day in Vigan and I realized the little childhood fantasies that are slowly coming true give me life, like, a nostalgia that exudes motivation to continue dreaming and make it all come true in time. I think it's good to start where the heart is; where the dreams are made of; where I was born.
[VIGAN] ▬ Unveiling of Christmas Tree, an Annual Bigueño Tradition
TEASER ► Our Bigueño culture is so rich that it is not enough to express it in words—we need to express them in festivities and manifest it in our intangible good traditions for other people to understand.
[VIGAN] ▬ PEOPLE FLOCKED HERE TO JOIN THE UNVEILING OF CHRISTMAS TREE
[VIGAN] ▬ RANIAG STREET DANCERS DRESSED LIKE ARCHANGELS
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TEASER ► The Raniag Twilight Festival basically preludes the All Souls' Day in Vigan where a mass homecoming and reunion of the Ilocanos happen as a tradition.
, candle floaters offering at the Mestizo River and the ELECTRIC FLOAT PARADE
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TEASER ► Festival dancers dressed themselves with both luminescence and heat-based light. They have to stand out in the dark—that is the very essence of this artful cultural event.
[VIGAN] ▬ FLOWER VENDORS IN THE VIGAN PUBLIC MARKET
[VIGAN] ▬ PREARRANGED FLOWERS
[VIGAN] ▬ The Streets of Vigan Look Like This During Halloween/All Souls' Day
TEASER ► Make it sure that the traffic congestion won't ruin your visit to your departed loved ones.
[VIGAN] ▬ THE VERY BUSY ALCANTARA STREET
[VIGAN] ▬ The Public Cemetery aka Campo Santo or Panpantoc
TEASER ► There is a grand homecoming. A mass reunion of Ilocano families happens in the cemetery.
How about you? How does your town look like during seasons like these? ▬ end
[VIGAN] ▬ THE PUBLIC CEMETERY AT NIGHT
 The information posted on this article is based on a first-hand knowledge I've learned through the more than 20 years of my residency in this city, that is since birth. I am very familiar of the culture and traditions of Vigan and I grew up practicing many of these traditions.
 All maps I used on this post are the works of Eugene Alvin Villar and Mike Gonzalez published on Wikipedia. Source: 1 | 2 |
Map Showing the Location of #Vigan
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