Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Dinagyang Festival 2014 in Iloilo City- Schedule of Activities

The Dinagyang Festival 2014 is fast approaching. Have you already booked your flight going to Iloilo this January? 

Dinagyang Fetival 2014

The Dingayng Festival is an annual celebration of the people of “The Most Noble City”. It is a religious and cultural festival in Iloilo City amd celebrated every fourth weekend of January. The event is held right after Sinulog in Cebu and the Ati-Atihan in Aklan. This festival is held to honor Sto. Niño and to celebrate the arrival of Malay settlers in Panay.

This Philippine festival will feature floats parade, fashion show, concert, exhibits & photoshoot. The highlights of the event are composed of  the Kasadyahan Festival, the Ati-Ati Competition, the foot and fluvial procession, and the religious sadsad or religious street dance.There are more than 10 tribes are expected that will be going to participate in both Kasadyahan Competition and Ati-Ati Contest.

The event will also feature the frst festival mascot, Dagoy.

Dinagyang Festival 2014 Schedule

January 5 and 10- Miss Dinagyang Fashion Show of Swimwear and Summer Collection at Robinson Iloilo
January 7 and 16- Dinagyang Food Aid Program for School Children
January 11- Miss Dinagyang / Jet Ski Exhibition and Photoshoot
January 15- Walk with Mary
January 17- Opening Salvo along the Street Parade Route
January 18- Dinagyang Mayor's Cup Golf Tournament
January 20- Dinagyang Half Marathon

January 21
Re-enactment of the finding of the Image of Señor Santo Niño
Arrival of the Pilgrim Image of Señor Santo Niño from Cebu City
Tribute Concert

January 22
Re-enactment of the Coronation of Queen Juana and the Niño Dinagyang 2014
Visitation of the Pilgrim Image of Señor Santo Niño
Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2014 Coronation Night at  University  of San Agustin Gym

January 23-24
Religious Fluvial and Solemn Foot Procession of the image of Santo Niño de Cebu (route: from 
Fort San Pedro to Iloilo Customs House to San Jose de Placer Church)
Salvo of a Thousand Drums
Tambor Trumpa Martsa Musika

January 23-26- Dinagyang IHRRA Food Festival

January 24- 4th Dinagyang Pyrolympics 2014 Luces in the Sky, Salvo of Thousands Drums
January 25- Kasadyahan Regional Festival 

January 26
Iloilo Dinagyang Ati Contest (along the Street Parade Route)
Dinagyang Festival 2014 Awarding Ceremonies at  Freedom Grandstand

January 27- Thanksgiving Mass

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