Naguilian is 40 kilometres 25 mi from baguio city via the naguilian road and 17 kilometres 11 mi from the provincial capital san fernando city. Naguilian la union march 5 pia proud naguilianons of this eastern town of la union recently celebrated its 179th foundation anniversary and the 12th year of the basi festival along with its global reunion.
Map of naguilian municipality in la union.
Basi festival in naguilian la union. Miss basi festival showcase the hidden beauty of naguilianons the most coveted title among the beautiful ladies from the thirty seven barangays. 9th basi festival global reunion 2015 featured at umagang kay ganda naguilian la union part 1. Basi festival which started in 2006 is aimed to promote the abundance of the basi sugarcane wine industry coinciding with the global reunion 2018 where balikbayans and visiting overseas filipino workers ofws of the town from around the globe went home to connect with their.
It has a population of 54 221 in the latest census of philippines statistics authority psa in year 2015. The agricultural town of naguilian in la union province promotes one of its major products basi sugarcane wine. Naguilian la union may 7 objective of the event is to promote basi a wine made from sugarcane.
The festival mainly promotes basi as a local product and the usual activities include sports events festive games variety show street fairs foods and miss naguilian basi 2011. Tourist spots in naguilian. Activities include street dancing search for ms.
Recently the sangguniang bayan of san ildefonso approved a resolution declaring september 16 as a non working holiday and named the old road in gongogong as ambaristo street in honor pedro. Naguilian is an agricultural town where rice corn and vegetables are the major products. Naguilian river tuddingan falls saint augustine of hippo parish church.
Naguilian agri trade fair farm tour amusement games. Activities include street dancing an agri trade fair and a farm tour. A basi festival is held annually in naguilian la union.
Mayors office 072 609 1083. The founding of naguilian edit due to increasing population density a group of immigrants drifted to the shore of la union and began building the town of bauang at the south of the river and settled thereat. When la union was created by a royal decree in 1850 naguilian was one of the twelve 12 towns that comprised the province.
The 1807 basi revolt in piddig ilocos norte occurred when the philippines spanish rulers effectively banned private manufacture of the beverage. Rabii ti umili or the so called people s night are being held for merriment joining the cheers for basi wines in the air dancing and among other activities. Basi festival is held every first week of may to celebrate the sugar wine which is its namesake.
Naguilian is a 1st class municipality in the province of la union philippines.