Dinagyang Festival 2020 Schedule Of Activities In Iloilo

Here Is The List Of Activities For Dinagyang Festival 2020 In Iloilo

DINAGYANG FESTIVAL 2020 – The annual religious festival of Iloilo City in honor of the Sto Niño (Holy Child) and the indigenous culture of the Panayanons. The festival is an inspired version of Ati-Atihan which features colorful parades coupled with the beat of drums.

Dinagyang Festival 2020 Schedule Of Activities In Iloilo

Dinagyang is a showcase of the rich culture and heritage of the Ilonggo people. The Festival has grown to be one of the Philippines’ most spectacular religious and cultural events.

Here is the schedule of activities for Dinagyang 2020.

  • January 10, 2020
    • Opening Salvo
  • January 18 – 25
    • Iloilo Dinagyang Arts Festival
  • January 23 (7:00 p.m.)
    • Miss Iloilo 2020
  • January 24
    • Tambor Trumpa Martsa Musika (8:00 a.m.)
    • Floats Parade of Lights (6:00 p.m.)
    • Fireworks Display (7:00 p.m.)
  • January 25
    • Dagyang sa Calle Real (8:00 a.m.)
    • Festive Parade Sponsors Mardi Gras (2:00 p.m.)
    • Religious Sadsad (7:00 p.m.)
  • January 26
    • Dinagyang 360 Degrees (8:00 a.m.)
    • Awarding Ceremony (7:00 p.m)

According to an article from explore Iloilo, here are the highlights for this year’s festival.

Dinagyang Tribes’ Competition – Formerly known as the “ati-ati competition”, the tribes would now be competing on what is called “Dinagyang 360”.

Dagyang sa Calle Real – Starting this 2020, a new event called the Dagyang sa Calle Real would replace the previous “Kasadyahan” event.

Fluvial Procession – The event would be held on Friday. This is one of the oldest traditions of the festival. The images of the Santo Niño is carried on boats and sails along the Iloilo River.

Street Dance Parade Route – Finally, here are the routes for the street dance festival.

Dinagyang Festival 2020 Schedule Of Activities In Iloilo
Image from: Explore Iloilo

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