Aliwan Festival 2008

May 3, 2008

Aliwan Festival is considered the grandest fiesta in the Philippines as it’s participants from different parts of the country gathered in one exhilarating, thrilling and street stomping event.

It has brought us popular groups that performed on the streets from Quirino Grandstand to CCP Complex.

Here are the list of the Contingents by region:

NCR (National Capital Region)

Pedrista Festival (Quezon City)
Marikina Festival
Pakalog Festival (Pasig)

CAR (Codillera Autonomous Region)

Panagbenga Festival (Baguio City)

Region I

Pamulinawen Festival (Laoag City)
Agdamdamili Festival (San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte)

Region II

Sabutan Festival (Palanan, Isabela)
Pinilisa Festival (Jones, Isabela)
Sambali Cagayana Festival (Baggao, Cagayan);

Region III

Halamanan Festival (Guiguinto, Bulacan)
Sto. NiNo Festival (Malolos, Bulacan)
Angel Festival (San Rafael, Bulacan);

Region IV

Sumakah Festival (Antipolo City)
Boling-Boling Festival (Catanauan, Quezon)

Region V

HimagUlaw Festival (Placer, Masbate)
Pili Festival (Sorsogon City);

Region VI

Dinagyang Festival (Iloilo City)
Tultugan Festival (Maasin, Iloilo)
Kahilyawan Festival (Santa Barbara, Iloilo) Pintados de Pasi Festival (Passi City, Iloilo)
Babaylan Festival (Bago City, Negros Occidental)

Region VII

Sinulog Festival (Cebu City)

Region IX

Hermosa Festival (Zamboanga City)
Pasalamat Festival (Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur)

Region X

Diyandi Festival (Iligan City);

Region XII

Halad Festival (Pigcawayan, North Cotabato)
Kalilangan Festival (General Santos City);

ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao)

Padang-Padang Festival, (Parang,Maguindanao)
Meguyaya Festival (Maguindanao)
Kambulang Festival (Parang, Maguindanao)

Sinulog Festival of Cebu took the crown this year.
– Watch the 2009 Aliwan Festival next year sometime in late April or early May!

For more pictures from the event, please visit my Multiply and Flickr Gallery. Thank you!

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~ by Administrator on September 16, 2008.

2 Responses to “Aliwan Festival 2008”

  1. your list of contingents is from Aliwan 2007

    heheh

  2. hi eric, thanks for dropping by. i referenced my post from here:

    http://www.photo.net.ph/blogalicious/2008/03/30/aliwan-festival-schedule-2008-battle-of-the-best-philippine-festivals/

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