Dinagyang Festival 2014
Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog commended the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. under the leadership of Ramon Cua-Locsin, San Jose Parish, Department of Tourism, Iloilo provincial government, active sponsors, supporters, participants and
City Government for bringing Dinagyang to greater heights of glory and achievement.
Dinagyang truly gives Ilonggos a sense of pride after being recognized in the Hall of Fame as Best Tourism Event in the country by the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP).
Dinagyang is also the first festival to be awarded the national Galing Pook Award for Best Local Governance Project.
The mayor encouraged everyone to support the successful hosting of the premier celebration – the best and pride of the city – the colorful, exciting, and more fun site Dinagyang Festival.
Themed “Bringing More Fun to the World,” Dinagyang lives up to its expectations as a leading tourism, cultural, religious and socio-economic acheter cialis promotional vehicle and symbol of Iloilo City’s continuing progress and sustainable development.
Dinagyang continues to showcase and serve as a model of best practice wherein the community unites and work together for the good of the city and the general welfare of the Ilonggos.
Mabilog asked Ilonggos to “offer all the blessings we receive to Señor Santo Niño as we ‘Grow together in Faith’ and extend a helping hand to those in need as well as to inspire others.”
The city’s chief executive is also confident that Dinagyang will continue to sustain its growing reputation as a world-class festival – a festival that exemplifies the Ilonggos’ cultural excellence and as a dynamic and friendly people. (JVF/Iloilo City PIO)