By Rjay Zuriaga Castor
The Iloilo Festivals Foundation Inc. (IFFI) is letting international and local tourists in the loop about the exciting activities of the Dinagyang Festival 2024 as it launched its official website: https://dinagyangfestival.com/
The IFFI recently unveiled the official website, which will serve as the primary source of information related to the celebration of the Dinagyang Festival 2024.
“The heart of our city beats strongest during the Dinagyang Festival- one the country’s premier festivals and best tourism events. Come and join us in honoring our patron saint, Senor. Sto. Nino and witness the world-class performances of the Dinagyang Tribe warriors, revel in our vibrant parades, and dance to rhythmic drum beats in our streets,” said Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas in its foreword on the website.
In addition to the official social media platforms, visitors can access the Dinagyang Festival Website to stay updated on the schedule of events.
The website also provides a complete list of locations and routes where the events will take place, offering a detailed guide to all festival-related activities.
A comprehensive profile of the eight school-based tribes competing in the Ati-atihan competition, groups for the ILOmination Streetdance Competition, and the Kasadyahan sa Kabanwahanan.
The tribes competing in the Dinagyang Tribes Competition on January 28 include Tribu Ilonganon, Tribu Mandu-riyaw, Tribu Paghidaet, Tribu Pan-ay, Tribu Salognon, Tribu Sigabong, Tribu Silak, and Tribu Taga-Baryo.
The ILOmination Streetdance Competition and Floats Parade of Lights on January 26 will feature seven tribes representing each district of the city, such as Tribu Arevalo (Kahirup), Tribu City Proper (Ilonggohanon), Tribu Jaro (Buntag-tala), Tribu La Paz (Sagasa), Tribu La Puz (Sidlangan), Tribu Mandurriao, and Tribu Molo (IAFA).
Meanwhile, hosted for the first time by the provincial government, the Kasadyahan sa Kabanwahanan, and is bannered by the theme “Fun, Foodie, Friendly Festival of Festivals.
The Kasadyahan sa Kabanwahanan is the ultimate Festivals and Festivals, showcasing the nine festivals from the different competing towns in the province.
The nine competing tribes include the Katagman Festival of Oton, Saad Festival of Leganes, Pantat Festival of Zarraga, Cry of Jelicuon Festival of New Lucena, Kaing Festival of Leon, Tultugan Festival of Maasin, Hirinugyaw-Suguidadonay Festival of Calinog, Banaag Festival of Anilao, and Kasag Festival of Banate.
Dive into the fun and get ready for the one-for-the-books Dinagyang Festival celebration.