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Filamerians Join the First Visayas Blogging Summit in Iloilo City

Capiznon Bloggers with Iloilo Bloggers, Inc. President Marie Claire Bretana Ponsaran. (L-R: Rommel Sario, Marie Claire Ponsaran, Sheila Mae Baes, Ruel Papio, John Lars Andrada and Markley Villanueva)

The first Visayas Blogging Summit (VBS) was officially launched in Iloilo City last Saturday, November 27, 2010. Organized and hosted by the Iloilo Bloggers Inc, the 2-day event was intended to bring together bloggers within the Visayas region and to show off the beautiful wonders of Iloilo. With more than 150 delegates from Panay Island, Cebu, Negros and as far as Mindanao, it was the first blogger bashing event held here in the Visayas.It was an opportunity to meet people within the blogosphere. The summit and blog awards were free while there was a P200 tour fee for the transportation and snacks.

It was a worthwhile event for the delegates of Filamer Christian University (FCU). A group of BS Computer Science students attended the summit in SM City Iloilo. FCU – College of Computer Studies faculty teachers Mr. Rommel Sario and Mr. Ruel Papio along with WordPress enthusiasts Markley Villanueva and John Lars Andrada also attended the Philippine Blog Awards (PBA) Visayas. Other fellow Capiznon bloggers attended the summit are Felixberto Baguyo, Jr. and company. Continue reading

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