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Iloilo Bike Festival 2021 Virtual Tour Now Available to Watch

The Iloilo Bike Festival 2021 Virtual Tour is now available to watch via the Iloilo City Government Facebook page. Hosted by Reyna Salazar Clamor, Divine Faith Sing, and Earl John Kevin Escopel, the virtual tour highlights Iloilo City’s attractions and showcases the metro’s bike-friendly environment. Read more: Iloilo Digital Bike Tour 2021 on June 06

The Iloilo Bike Festival started in 2014, aims to promote biking as a mode of transportation. Since then, it has been an annual event centered on promoting biking as a healthy lifestyle – and showcasing the city’s biking initiatives, workability of bike lanes, and biking ordinances making Iloilo City one of the safest and most bike-friendly cities.

“Biking promotes camaraderie. Biking does not help in promoting a healthy lifestyle but also develops strong friendships. In Iloilo City, many have shifted to biking as an option for mobility naming us at the Most Bike-Friendly City in the PhilBike Awards,” Treñas states.

It may be recalled that Iloilo City was hailed ‘most bike-friendly city’ by the PhilBike Awards during the 2018 PhilBike Expo held at the World Trade Center Manila. The award was accepted by Wilfredo Sy Jr., Director of the Iloilo Bike Festival for this year and one of the prime movers of the Iloilo biking community. Read more: Iloilo City is the Most Bike Friendly City in the country, an article by Panay News.

The Iloilo Bike Festival 2021 Virtual Tour highlighted the following attractions:

  • Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Arts
  • Donato Pison Monument
  • Datu Paiburong Statue
  • Western Visayas Regional Museum
  • Museum of Philippine Economic History
  • Molo Mansion
  • St. Anne Parish Church
  • Old Iloilo Provincial Capitol Casa Real
  • Arroyo Fountain
  • Sunburst Park
  • Biscocho Haus
  • La Paz Market
  • Madge Café
  • Roberto’s
  • Kap Ising’s Pancit Molo
  • Tatoy’s Manokan and Seafood Restaurant

Watch full video here:

Disclaimer: Shoot was done prior to the implementation of heightened restrictions in Iloilo City, and protocols were observed for the entire duration of the shoot.

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