Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Iloilo Dinagyang Festival wins Aliwan Streetdance Competition

After six years, Dinagyang Festival again grabbed the championship crown in the Aliwan Fiesta of Manila Broadcasting Company held last Saturday, April 24, at the Aliw Theater in Pasay City.

Tribu Paghidaet of La Paz National High School which represented Dinagyang Festival bested the other festivals from the different parts of the country which joined the competition. It took home the competition’s P1 million grand prize.

Dinagyang performance in Aliw Theater

Dinagyang performance in Mall of Asia

Dinagyang Festival last took home the championship crown in 2004 when it was represented by Tribu Atub-atub.

This year’s first runner up is the Zamboanga Hermosa of Zamboanga City while the second runner up is Tribu Kasag of Banate, Iloilo.

The Fuerte Baile of the Paraw Regatta Festival also coming from Iloilo also won the consolation prize.

Meanwhile, Miss Dinagyang Angelie Joy Golingay won first runner up in the search for Reyna ng Aliwan 2010. Crowned Reyna ng Aliwan is Rezanie Alexis Gomez representing Sinulog Festival of Cebu City.

source: The News Today