The 45th Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival 2017

When visiting Iloilo City, you will witness the Paraw Regatta which is the oldest festival in Asia, and the premier sailing festival in the Philippines.

 

 

The Paraw Regatta Foundation in Iloilo currently sets up the activities, with best support from the City of Iloilo and Provincial Government and also the Department of Tourism, together with private sector contributions.

 

 

Paraw Regatta

 

The Paraw Regatta Foundation in Iloilo currently sets up the activities, with best support from the City of Iloilo and Provincial Government and also the Department of Tourism, together with private sector contributions.

The race of seafarers on colorful sailboats known as Paraws start in the straits between Guimaras Island and Iloilo city.

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As Ilonggos carry their culture and history, so do the boat makers and the sailors who have handed down a legacy that turned synonymous towards the birth of a province and also the Hiligaynon-speaking district of the country.

Visit Iloilo and gaze at the scene of colorful paraws!

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