Dinagyang Festival-Philippins’ Rio Carnival

Highlight of Dinagyang Festival will be held on 23-25 of January 2009. Parades of dancing team with unique costume go through central Iloilo City namely Iznart, JM Basa (Calle Real), etc.

Dinagyang Festival has started since 1969 when a replica of Sr. Santo Nino sent to San Jose Parish Church in 1968.

I saw opening Dinagyang Festival last Friday that is same dancing parade without their costium, and I left

There is another event that is Chinese New Year after Dinagyang Festival.

Video shows Dinagyang Festival 2008.

Dinagyang Festival Offical Site
Schedule 2009


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