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For showing brilliance, extraordinary talent, exceptional achievement or rare courage in their respective fields of endeavor, eleven Bicolanos will receive the esteemed Rokyaw Ibalnong Awards. This year’s recipients include Venus Raj, restaurateur Noel Perdigon, Justice Sec. Leila de Lima, Senator Francis Escudero and more.
People were asking who will fight against Rabot. So, Bantong, the third hero was called. He was a good friend of Handyong. He was ordered to kill the new monster in Ibalong. To do this, he took with him a thousand warriors to attack Rabot’s den.
The second hero who came to the land of Ibalong was Handyong. Together with his men, he had to fight thousands of battles, and face many dangers to defeat the monsters. Under his leadership and his laws, slaves and masters were treated equally.This was a golden period in Ibalong.
The most beautiful maidens of Bicol gather once again in the city of Legazpi where a new Mutya ng Ibalong will be chosen on August 19 at the Ibalong Centrum. Who will be crowned this year’s Mutya ng Ibalong?
A long, long time ago, there was a rich land called Ibalong. The hero Baltog, who came from Botavara of the brave clan of Lipod, came to this land when many monsters were still roaming in its very dark forests. He decided to stay and was the first to cultivate its field and to plant them with gabi.
The City of Legazpi is all set for the 20th Ibalong Festival! Kicking off on Monday, August 8 until August 22, this year’s Ibalong has over 30 events lined up for the two-week long festivities. Check out the Calendar of Events for the 2011 Ibalong Festival here!
The Legazpi City Tourism Council invites you to join the 2011 Ibalong Festival Photography Contest. Capture the revelry and festivity of the Ibalong legend and get the chance to win a Canon EOS 500D!
Legazpi’s annual celebration of the ancient Bicolano epic ‘Ibalong’ returns, promising bigger, brighter, and more colorful festivities. Come and visit Legazpi as we celebrate Ibalong!
Ms. Angelica Romero of Naga City was chosen as the Mutya ng Ibalong 2010 at the grand beauty pageant held at the newly renovated Ibalong Centrum for Recreation in Bitano, Legazpi City last October 29, 2010. Inah Guerrero of Daraga, Albay and Barbie Resoles of Naga City were adjudged 1st and 2nd runners-up, respectively.
By Joanna P. Los Baños, Inquirer Southern Luzon
A 1-2-3 sweep in the men’s division highlighted the Kenyans’ domination of the 21-kilometer Mayon Trail Run International held here Sunday as part of the city’s month-long Ibalong Festival. Philip Ronoh clocked 1 hour and 37 seconds to notch his first international win after a tightly fought race that saw the top four runners finishing within seconds of each othe