Quirino Grandstand, Luneta , Ermita, Manila-Philippines
Dinagyang Festival, which was represented by Tribu Panayanon of the Iloilo City National High School, bested 16 other regional festivals from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
Mango festival from Zambales
Dalaksagaw festival of Baseco, Tondo , Manila
Baseco Compound’s Dalaksagaw, an acronym for “dasal, lakbay, sayaw, at sigaw” — celebratory modalities instituted by the Augustinian friars of Intramuros who have jurisdiction over the area.
Dinadyang Festival participant
Dinagyang festival won the champion prize of P1-million cash on top of P10,000 prize as Best in Music and another P10,000 as Best in Costume.
Second place award was given to Kalivungang Festival of Midsayap, North Cotabato winning P500,000 cash prize.
a roving van
Aliwan street dancing festival is one of the biggest festival in the country , with the best provincial festival winners vie for the national title. The event is well advertise in major newspapers , blogs, posters and even roving vans
girls clad in flower costume
Miss Iloilo Dinagyang – Ms.Victoria Emily Oke was also declared as first runner up in the search for Reina ng Aliwan 2013, which was won by Jaime Ferrell of the Sinulog Festival of Cebu. Oke won P50,000 cash and another P5,000 as Best in swimwear candidate.
traditional costume from Maguindanao province
ALIWAN FIESTA 2013 STREETDANCE COMPETITION
Dinagyang Festival – Iloilo City
Kalivungan Festival – Midsayap, North Cotabato
Meguyaya Festival – Upi, Maguindanao
Padang-Padang Festival – Parang, Maguindanao
Adivay Festival – Benguet
Ang Tipulo Festival – Antipolo City
Mango Festival – Zambales
Pandang Gitab Festival – Oriental Mindoro
Pasaka Festival – Tanauan, Leyte
Sagayan Festival – Buluan, Maguindanao
Best in Music: Dinagyang Festival
Best in Costume: Dinagyang Festival
Best in Folkloric Interpretation: Adivay Festival of Benguet
Ms. Victoria Emily Oke
Pasay City float which celebrates their 150th founding anniversary
Bahandilan Float – Alang-alang Leyte- winner first place
FESTIVAL FLOAT COMPETITION
Bahandilan Float – Alang-alang Leyte
Balinali Sang Gadung Float – Mangundadatu, Maguindanao
Gak’t Kastili sa Banobo Float – Northern Kabuntulan, Maguindanao
Pusaka Float – Maguindanao
Datu Odin SInsuat Float – Maguindanao
Sagayan Float – Buluan, Maguindanao
Niyog-Puso ng Quezon – Catanaun, Quezon
Panagbenga Festival – Baguio City
Panimbang A tarakoku – Mother Kabuntalan, Maguindanao
Sinulog Float – Cebu City
Padang Gitab festival participant
The town of Bansud, Oriental Mindoro will present the Pandang Gitab festival, culled from the folkloric dance pandanggo sa ilaw which originated from the fisher-folk of Lubang island.
ladies dress in traditional costume from Mindoro
Note : Unlike last year, the street dancing competition and parade started a bit late. According to an insider source, the organizers decided to move the street dancing to a later time slot due to the summer heat which can cause some participants to collapsed due to heat exhaustion .
Here is part 2 : Aliwan Festival Trade Exhibit https://renz15.wordpress.com/2013/04/13/aliwan-festival-2013-trade-show/
Aliwan festival was supported by Smart Communications, Tanduay, Alaska, My Juiz, Cherry Mobile, Coca Cola, 7-11, Hanabishi, Republic Chemicals, Unique Toothpaste, Pride Detergent, M. Lhuillier, Dunkin’ Donuts, Sulit.Com, Solaire, Manila Ocean Park, and Islands Souvenirs, Department of Tourism , Cultural Center of the Philippines, City of Manila , City of Pasay Aliwan Fiesta is now on its 11th year. The grand culminating parade on April 13 kicks off from Quirino Grandstand and making its way to the Aliw Theater’s outdoor stage at the CCP Complex, where the awarding ceremonies were held.