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The Hiligaynon are the indigenous inhabitants of the large coastal plain of East Panay island. Over the years, intermigrations and intramigrations have contributed to the diaspora of the Hiligaynon to different parts of the country. Now, the Hiligaynon form the majority in Iloilo province, Capiz province, Negros Occidental province, Guimaras province, and Sultan Kudarat province. They are part of the wider Visayan ethnic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnic group. They speak Hiligaynon language and also speak Cebuano in Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, and Siquijor as second language. Throughout the Philippines, they speak Tagalog and English as second languages. Most Hiligaynons (entirely in Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato) are Christians who are Roman Catholics. [Source]

Organization Purpose

The purpose of this organization is to increase the popularity of the Hiligaynon in Kuwait. We hope to add new members so we will be able to grow and expand. By developing camaraderie & good relationship, the organization will become even stronger.And most especially,to share the culture of being a true Hiligaynon.

Our Mission

Our mission is to further promote the interests of our organization and our members to the community. We strive to make a difference by educating the public and expanding our reach.

Do you want to become a part of our growing family? If you live here in Kuwait, Filipino with Hiligaynon blood or your spouse is then you can join us!

You are not Hiligaynon in any way and not a Filipino? Don’t worry you can still become a member! Yes, you can still be a part of Hiligaynon Community in Kuwait. Members that are not Hiligaynon by blood or not related in any Hiligaynon’s you will become our honorary member!

Check our facebook page and hit “like” button to see the content of the page. [facebook page]

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7 thoughts on “Hiligaynon

  1. Gud eve po tanong ko lng po kasi finished contract and visa na po ako sa june.pwede po bang magtransfer sa bahrain without going back to phils.? Im ann visa20 from iloilo

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