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Dinagyang 2014 Kiosks Sale Starts January 10

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A total of 1,038 kiosks are up for sale starting 10 January, 2014 for business-oriented individuals to sell merchandise during the highlights of Dinagyang Festival Jan. 24-26.

The 2.5×3-meter kiosk costs PhP1,000, PhP1,200 and PhP1,600 each depending on designated area.

The kiosks will be set up at Valeria, Delgado, Solis, Casa Plaza, Bonifacio Drive, Guanco, Ledesma and Iznart streets.

The kiosks are available on first come, first served basis without reservations, said Rodolfo Villaruz, chairman of kiosk committee of Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc.

For further inquiries, please call +63 (33) 336-3439 or visit Dinagyang Lounge at back of Freedom Grandstand, Iloilo City.

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Dinagyang 2014 tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale at Dinagyang Lounge at the back of Freedom Grandstand for two-day highlights of Kasadyahan regional cultural contest and Ati-ati tribes competition on Jan. 25-26, 2014.

  • Seats at the Freedom Grandstand (Stage 1) main stage cost PhP1,400 while those at left and right wing extensions cost PhP1,200.
  • In stage 3 at Quezon-Ledesma Streets, tickets cost PhP1,200 for main stage and the extensions cost PhP1,000.
  • In stage 4 at Maria Clara, tickets cost PhP1,000.

For further inquiries,

please call +63 (33) 336-3439 or e-mail or

You may refer to the map on location of the stages and other info:

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Dinagyang brings more fun & faith, too

Dinagyang Festival 2014

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)

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Dinagyang 2014 eyes P15-M budget

The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI) is eyeing a budget of P15million for the successful staging of the city’s premier celebration in January next year, said IDFI treasurer Ma. Luisa Segovia.
The City Government extended half of the requirement with financial assistance of P7million, she added. The rest will be sourced out from sponsors helping Dinagyang.
Bulk of the funds will go to subsidies of competing contingents.
With the theme “Bringing More Fun to the World,” Dinagyang has become a major promotional vehicle for the city, the region and the country as a whole, stressed Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog.
He noted that Dinagyang’s trip to the United States (US) in June strongly promoted the city viagra and the country to the rest of the world and enticed prospective investors to come to the metropolis.
Some 300 Canadian investors will visit the city on Jan. 21-23 for a business forum just before the highlights on Jan. 24-26. They will buy viagra online also be treated to a spectacular Dinagyang performance during a cultural presentation.
Dinagyang’s prelude, the Kasadyahan, offers a venue for other festivals to shine, participate and promote their cultural showcase with the opportunity for the world to see what they can offer, said City Tourism Officer Ben Jimena.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) cited Dinagyang for promoting “It’s More Fun in Philippines” in the US.
DOT lauded the City Government “for the invaluable contribution in the overseas promotion of Philippine Cultural Tourism through the stunning performance of Tribu Panayanon,” the festival reigning champion. (Iloilo City PIO)
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11 tribes gear up for Dinagyang Pamukaw Dec. 13

Eleven tribes will hit the downtown streets from Bonifacio Drive to Freedom Grandstand starting at 3pm Friday Dec. 13 for the Pamukaw of 2014 Iloilo Dinagyang Festival.
The streetdance parade to the tune of thundering beat of drums aims to awaken the Ilonggo community to cooperate and support the success of the forthcoming Dinagyang festivities in January next year.
Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog is encouraging everyone to work together for the successful staging of the city’s premier celebration in “Bringing more Fun to the World” which highlights Jan. 25-26, 2014.
The competing contingents are Tribu Panayanon of Iloilo City National High School; Tribu Paghidaet of Lapaz National High School; Tribu Atub-Atub of Veterans Village; Tribu Ilonganon of Jalandoni Memorial High School; Tribu Obreros of Buntatala, Jaro; Tribu Angola of Quezon-Delgado; Tribu Molave sa R.G. Hechanova more of MV Hechanova, Jaro; Tribu Aninipay of Don Esteban Lapuz; Tribu Salognon of homepage Jaro National High School; Tribu Baybayanon, formerly tribu Pag-asa of Melchor L. Nava  National High School and Calaparan, Arevalo merged; and Tribu Milagrosa and Poblacion Ilawod, Passi City. (RPSombero/Iloilo City PIO)

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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