By | February 7, 2013

The 41st Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival is scheduled on February 10-17, 2013, with the main event to be held at Tatoy’s Manokan in Villa.

Iloilo Paraw Regatta is said to be the oldest traditional craft event in Asia, and the biggest sailing event in the Philippines. Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation released the schedule of events for this year’s festivities.

2013 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival schedule

PRE-FESTIVAL EVENTS and SCHEDULES
February 5, 2013 (Tuesday)
5:00 PM Miss Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2013–Festival Costume, Swimwear & Evening Gown Robinsons Place
Fountain Area
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February 6, 2013 (Wednesday)
5:00 PM Miss Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2013 – Evening Gown and Best Speaker Pre-Pageant Competitions Robinsons Place
Fountain Area
February 7, 2013 (Thursday)
5:00 PM Miss Iloilo Paraw Regatta 2013 – Talent Competition SM City Iloilo Activity Center
February 9, 2013(Saturday)
6:00 AM Annual Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation Villa Beach Clean-up Drive Villa Beach
FESTIVAL WEEK EVENTS and SCHEDULES
February 10, 2013 (Sunday)
7:00 AM Annual Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation Traditional Mass Offering Villa Parish Church
8:30 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation & Iloilo City Gov’t Fellowship Breakfast Tatoy’s Pavillion
9:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Mini-Paraw Beach Race Eliminations Tatoy’s Shoreline
5:00 PM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation & Iloilo City Gov’t Cocktails Dinagyang Lounge
7:00 PM 2013 Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival – 41st Edition: Festival Opening Program Freedom Grandstand
7:30 PM Presentation of the Official 2013 Miss Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Cadidates Freedom Grandstand
8:00 PM GMA Network Super Variety Show Freedom Grandstand
February 11, 2013(Monday)
10:00 AM 1st Iloilo Paraw Regatta Inter-School Seafood Cooking Competition Robinsons Place
2:00 PM Opening of Photo Artists League of Iloilo Photo Exhibit: “Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Through the Years” Robinsons Place
2:00 PM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Miniature Paraw-Making Contest: A Re-cycling Competition Exhibit SM City–Iloilo
4:00 PM Opening of Photo Artists League of Iloilo Photo Exhibit:”Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Through the Years” SM City–Iloilo
February 12, 2013 (Tuesday)
10:00 AM 1st Iloilo Paraw Regatta Miniature-Paraw “Pinta Layag” On-the-Spot Painting Contest Exhibit & Final Judging of 10 Finalists Robinsons Place – Illoilo
5:00 PM Day 1 – Opening of the 1st Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival River Seafood Festival Customs House River Bank
5:00 PM Start of the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Photo Contest – “Sinamba” Category Downtown Streets
6:30 PM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Traditional Annual Torch Parade Downtown Streets
8:00 PM 9th “Sinamba” sa Paraw Regatta Mardi Gras Competition Downtown Streets
February 13, 2013 (Wednesday)
2:00 PM Iloilo Paraw Regatta River Rowing & Paddling Competitions Quirino Bridge to Aduana
5:00 PM Day 2 – 1st Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival River Seafood Festival Customs House River Bank
7:00 PM GRAND CORONATION NIGHT – MISS ILOILO PARAW REGATTA FESTIVAL 2013 Freedom Grandstand
February 16, 2012 (Saturday)
6:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Deep-Sea Fishing Competition Mass and Send-off Fort San Pedro
8:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Skimboarding Exhibitions / Eliminations Joe III Garden
8:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Slalom – A Short Distance Regatta Festival Stage–Tatoy’s
8:00 AM Start of the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival “Pinta Layag” Painting Contest Villa Plaza Gym
8:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Beach Football Joe III Garden
9:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Rapid Chess Tournament Joe III Garden
9:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival National Beach Ultimate Exhibition Games (Frisbee) Joe III Garden
9:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival National Invitational Women’s Beach Volleyball Joe III Garden
7:00 PM GMA Kapuso Night–“REGGAE ‘TA” Arevalo Plaza
February 17, 2012 (Sunday)
6:00 AM 41st ILOILO PARAW REGATTA MAIN EVENT: Final Registration & Inspection Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
6:00 AM Final Judging of the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival “Pinta Layag” Painting Contest Villa Beach Shoreline
6:00 AM Start of the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Photo Contest – Paraw Sails Category Villa Beach Shoreline
7:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival “Pintawo” – Body Painting Contest & Judging Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
7:30 AM Formal Opening Program & Declaration of Race Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
8:00 AM Meseo Iloilo’s: 2013 Paraw Regatta On-the-Spot Painting Contest Joe III Garden Area
8:15 AM Grand Take-off – 41st Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
8:30 AM Presentation by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University Chorale Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
9:00 AM 9th “Sinamba sa Paraw Regatta” Mardi Gras Competition Finals Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
9:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival National Invitational Women’s Beach Volleyball Joe III Garden Area
9:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Skimboarding Exhibitions /Finals Joe III Garden Area
10:00 AM Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival “Pintawo” – Presentation of Entries Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
12:00 NN Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival Deep-Sea Fishing Competition – Arrival Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
2:00 PM AWARDING CEREMONIES (Main Sailing Event Only) Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
5:00 PM AWARDING CEREMONIES (Special Events) Festival Stage – Tatoy’s
6:00 PM GMA Variety Show with Live Band Entertainment Festival Stage – Tatoy’s

See you all here in Iloilo City for the 2013 Paraw Regatta Festival!

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