It's the time of the year again for the grandest gathering of the best festivals in the Philippines! Aliwan Fiesta 2017 is set to be held on April 20, 21 and 22, 2017. This annual gathering of different festival champions from around the Philippines will once again feature contingents from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao showcasing unique culture and tradition through their colorful festivals.
Dubbed as "Festivals of Festivals," Aliwan Fiesta 2017 will be a 3-day event where contingents will compete in a grand street dancing competition, amazing float parade, Reyna ng Aliwan pageant and a Festival Music Showdown.
Annually organized by Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC), in collaboration with the Cities of Manila and Pasay, and Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Aliwan Fiesta recognizes and aims to promote the different festivals in the Philippines.
Now on its 15th year, Aliwan Fiesta 2017 will also showcase nightly shows and trade fairs that will surely add to the fiesta atmosphere in CCP Complex.
As of this writing, the organizers is yet to release the official schedule. But based on prvious years, the Grand Street Dancing competition and the Float Parade will start at around 3:00 or 4:00 PM from Quirino Grandstand and will pass through Roxas Boulevard, going to the designated final showdown competition area in front of Aliw Theather along Sotto Street, CCP Complex, Manila.
Bookmark this page! This will be updated as soon as a more detailed schedule of activities is released.
Where to Stay in Pasay/Manila during Aliwan Fiesta 2017?
Pasay and Manila has many affordable hotels, hostels and inns to choose from. Here are some of my recommended hotels near CCP Complex Manila or along Roxas Boulevard.
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- Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, "A Homely and Luxurious Refuge in the City"
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Witness the best of the best of Philippine Festivals in one extravagant festival! Save the dates and join the festivities of Aliwan Fiesta 2017! See you there!
ALIWAN FIESTA 2017 WINNERS
Best in Music - Dinagyang Festival Iloilo City
Best in Costume - Dinagyang Festival Iloilo City
Best Folkloric Performance - Panagbenga Flower Festival Baguio City
5th runner up - Meguyaya Festival (Mindanao)
4th runner up - Antipolo Festival (Antipolo)
3rd runner up - Manaragat Festival (Tribu Katbalaugan)
2nd runner up - Manggahan Festival Guimaras (Kasadyahan Iloilo)
Champion - Dinagyang Festival Tribu Salognon (Dinagyang Iloilo City)
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