Hala Bira! The Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo is one of the most colorful festivals in the Philippines. It is an annual festival in honor of Señor Sto. Niño held on the fourth Sunday of January. The event is celebrated right after Sinulog in Cebu and the Ati-Atihan in Aklan.
Since December, there have been many events associated with the festival. The highlights for 2014 Dinagyang Festival are composed of the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2014 on January 22, fluvial procession on January 24, Kasadyahan Festival on January 25, Ati Contest on January 26 and various Dinagyang Religious activities like Masses, Sadsad and street dance. (See below the detailed schedule.)
The theme for this year’s festival is “Bringing More Fun to the World.”
Here are the detailed lists of official schedule of activities for Dinagyang Festival 2014 courtesy of dinagyangsailoilo.com.
Do you have planned or have you already booked your flight going to Iloilo this January to join thousands of people celebrating Dinagyang Festival 2014? If you decide to do, enjoy the festival and have fun.
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