About Dinagyang Festival

Dinagyang 2013: A Fusion of Boom and Grandeur

Dinagyang Festival 2013 Official Poster

Dinagyang Festival 2013 Official Poster

SEVERAL one-liners came to mind in the process of selecting a tagline for the 2013 Iloilo Dinagyang Festival:  World-class!, Over the top, Societal Responsibility and Social Artistry, Festival with a Heart, A Fusion of Boom and Grandeur, Exceeding Expectations, etc.  We were then looking for one that captures the essence of the event, one that defines the dreams and aspirations of the Ilonggos.

Through the years, Dinagyang has become synonymous with Iloilo City.  The City’s glorious past, the present progress and development and the bright prospects for the future are all defined by the phrase “a fusion of boom and grandeur”.  A mix of the blessings of the present and the valuable legacy of the past, allow hopes to spring and dreams to blossom.  Dinagyang is the pride of Ilonggos.

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About Dinagyang Festival

Pamukaw Parade Map for Dinagyang Festival 2013

The drum beats will start throbbing Iloilo City on 14 December 2012 (Friday), as Pamukaw awaken the spirit of revelry in this city. Different tribes and candidates of Miss Dinagyang 2013 will go on a parade starting 3:00PM. Assembly area is at the Bonifacio Drive, near Museo Iloilo and the Provincial Capitol at around 2:00PM. Please be advised that the parade area will be closed to vehicular traffic through this map. Continue reading