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Katagman Festival 2012

Katagman Festival is here once again! The people of Oton are celebrating it with more fun activities this year and we’re so excited to not just witness but also join as well. Katagman Festival 2012 is where we Ogtonganons show our pride in promoting our rich culture and history through various events. Special thanks to Councilor Migs Flores for providing us all with this schedule.

Oton's Light-A-Tree Program and Food Festival 2011

The Ogtonganons are celebrating Christmas again this year with lots of food and beautiful lights! The Light-A-Tree Program and Food Festival 2011 opened last December 15th and it will be ongoing until December 23rd. The venue is at the Municipal Heritage Lagoon and the town plaza. So if you guys want to see and experience how the people of Oton celebrate Christmas we-re just 30 minutes away from Iloilo City!

Feria de Verano de Oton

I am so blessed to be living in Oton, one of the attractive rural communities in Iloilo. Oton is a first class municipality in the province of Iloilo, about 30 minutes west of the city. I get to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city then go home to my lovely, quiet town at the end of the day. We’ve been living here for 11 years now (we used to live in Jaro). And so far I am loving my life here.

The Immaculate Conception Parish Pastoral Center

This is a re-post of Hon. Juan Miguel Flores’ post on Facebook. I am a proud Ogtonganon and I hope this will reach some Ogtonganons as well. This will really help our parish. Two thumbs up to Migs for taking care of our church and its surroundings. We need more people like you! And like I said on Facebook – just keep on doing what you’re doing, there will always be people willing to help an honest person like you with honest goals.

Allan's Talabahan in Oton

After I finished casting my vote, Tim and I decided to go to town to have lunch at Allan’s Talabahan. This is one of the “tourist attactions” of Oton. In my opinion, they serve the best talabas in Iloilo. But don’t listen to me though, I may be biased because I live in Oton. Haha! But nothing compares to Allan’s baked talaba! It’s the best! Allan’s Talabahan is located at Zulueta Street and they will open a branch at Anhawan Beach Resort and Spa soon.

Philippine Elections 2010

I have cast my vote! Now all we have to do is wait – and pray. Pray that after all has been said and done, hopefully the Philippines will finally have the “right” President. Pray that no one will die. Pray that no one will get hurt. Pray for the teachers. And pray that everything will be alright.

Katagman 2010 at Oton, Iloilo

Oton is celebrating its 438nd Foundation Day this week through the Katagman Festival. The Katagman festival was originally names Ogtonganon festival which is derived from the name of the locals -”Ogtongs.”

I just had the best 5 days of my life!

I just got home from the city after a day at the malls with Tim (who else?!) and I realized that I just had the best five days of my life so far. Let me tell you why. This blog post is just a summary of those 5 days because I will blog about them one by one in the next five days (get it?). That way I’ll have more topics to write about. LOL.

Jesus You Are My Bestfriend!

Paris Hilton might be looking for BFFs but I have a BFF that she might want to meet too. My BFF is much more richer than Paris Hilton. He has given me life and a wonderful family. He has given me the best man. He has given me the best kind of friends. He has taught me a lot of lessons in life. He is always there when I need him, He doesn’t let me down and I know He never will. He gives me everything I want as long as it’s going to be for my betterment. He showers me with countless gifts, most of them priceless. He always listens to my rantings. Even if people don’t read every post of my blog I really don’t care because I know that He is always reading my blog posts although He doesn’t leave me a comment. LOL. He knows me better than everyone else. I can enumerate and list down countless things that my best friend is doing for me, but I can’t remember them all and it might take a lot of time but what matters is that He knows I appreciate everything that He’s done for me. I know I am not the “best” best friend but still he doesn’t give up on me. He’s still always there. Thank you so much Jesus – my best friend.