“This is a festivity that will showcase our formidable characteristics, our collective achievements, our talents and intelligence, our values and aspirations and our unity that has made us successful in our endeavors”, Governor Jerry Singson during the formal launching of the 1st ever week-long celebration of the province’s 2023 Siglat Festival.

This year’s event carries the theme: “Influencing Resilience and Excellence for a Regenerative Heritage Province”.

The Provincial Government embarked on this gathering of bright minds and talents to ignite change towards the attainment of developing talent, skills and upholding the ideals of every participant.

The official AVP of the Ilocos Sur Siglat Festival 2023 featuring the winning Siglat Hymn “Ilocos Sur Nasiglat ka, Agrambak” was also launched.

The first day event include the Siglat Festival of Talents composed of the following with the results:

Sine Siglat

1st Place: “Farhan”

2nd Place: ” Alab ng Puso”/Brotherhood”

3rd Place: “Sabelle”


1st Placer: Jesse Alegre

2nd Placer: Craine Janssen Benigno

3rd Placer: Eugene B. Corpuz

Digital Poster Making Contest

1st Placer: Alessandra Arrojo

2nd Placer: BNN Anjelo Tadeja

3rd Placer: Arvin Boquilon

Spoken Poetry

1st Placer: Emmanuel F. Arde

2nd Placer: Relyn Aerica D. Tobias

3rd Placer: Zacaria P. Harim


1st Placer: University of Nothern Philippines

2nd Placer: Ilocos Sur National High School

3rd Placer: San Esteban National High School