Solidarity of Word Heritage Cities 2016

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The Organization of the World Heritage Cities was created on September 8, 1993, in Fez (Marocco). In commemoration of this big event, September 8 was declared “Solidarity Day of the World Heritage Cities” and all these cities are welcomed to commemorate it every year by organizing different activities that aim at highlighting their uniqueness. In Vigan this special day is actually commemorated with week-long festivities aimed to stress the important responsibility of the city to protect as well as promote the world heritage structures that date back from the 18th and 19th century. The festivities starts with the Repazzo de …

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World Costume Festival, October 2016


Hotel Veneto de Vigan send its best wishes to Vigan City as it celebrates its 2nd World Costume Festival (WCF) on October 20-26, 2016. The City is deeply honored that she has been selected to host this international event that will assemble the world’s best in the costume design arena. The 1st World Costume Festival was held during the Viva Vigan Festival of the Arts in May 2013. It drew designer–competitors from the shores of Indonesia, Brazil, Japan, Bangladesh, Georgia and the Philippines. Vigan steered the festival to success and gained mileage not only in its promotion as a tourist …

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