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Twenty two days to go before the Aliwan 2010, dubbed as the Philippines’ biggest festival, takes the streets anew with over 5,000 streetdancers, craftsmen, and artisans led by their regional muses, vying for the one million peso grand prize.
Expect to see the country’s most colorful festivals, the prettiest festival queens, and the most attractive floats gather all in one place!
This year, Aliwan Fiesta 2010 will be showcasing
19 20 21 17 festival streetdances, more than 11 festival queens, and 12 festival floats.
This Aliwan 2010, more new festivals will be seeing action on the street dancing competition. It is also noted that last year’s Champion, the Buyogan Festival of Abuyog Leyte Philippines won’t be joining the competition this year. This means that Aliwan Fiesta 2010 will be having a new Streetdance Champion!
Check out the FULL list of contingents below:
Aliwan 2010 Streetdance:
1. Panagbenga Festival – Baguio City
2. Kiling-Kilingan Festival – Penablanca, Cagayan
3. Caragan Festival – Mabalacat Pampanga
4. Halamanan festival – Guiguinto Bulacan
5. Halamang Dilaw – Marilao, Bulacan
6. Boling-Boling Catanauan, Quezon
7. Lapay Bantigue Festival – Masbate
8. Kasanggayahan Festival – Sorsogon
9. Dinagyang Festival – Iloilo City
10. Kasag Festival – Banate, Iloilo
11. Pasaka Festival – Tanauan Leyte
12. Tuna Festival – General Santos City
13. Tamfaken Lum-alay – Tampakan South Cotabato
14. Zamboanga Hermosa Festival – Zamboanga City
15. Buklod Festival – Maguindanao
16. Padang Padang Festival – Parang Maguindanao
17. Talakudong Festival – Tacurong, Sultan Kudarat
18. Pakalog Festival – Pasig City
19. Pajotan – Kalookan
20. Sinamba sa Paraw Regatta – Iloilo City
21. Lakbayaw Festival – Tondo
Aliwan Fiesta 2010 Festival Queens:
1. Jhanine Barredo – Navotas Pangisdaan Festival
2. Shihan Go – Caloocan Pajotan Festival
3. Christine Jamila Marasigan – Guiguinto Bulacan Halamanan Festival
4. Venice Acuna – San Rafael Bulacan Angel Festival
5. Rizzini Gomez – Cebu City Sinulog Festival
6. Stephanie Juanitas – Iloilo City Paraw Regatta
7. Angelie Joy Golingay – Iloilo City Dinagyang Festival
8. Ann Macasaet – Guihulngan City
9. Maryrose Modesto – Tanauan Leyte Pasaka festival
10. Eva Cynthia Flores – General Santos City
11. Crista Juanico – Parang Maguindanao
Also expected to field candidates are Pasig, Baguio, Pampanga, Quezon, and Tampakan, South Cotabato.
Aliwan Festival 2010 Floats:
1. Monumento Shrine of Caloocan
2. Bulacan’s famous gardens
3. Baguio Panagbenga Festival
4. Boling Parikitan of Catanauan, Quezon
5. Iloilo City Dinagyang Festival
6. Cebu Sinulog Festival
7. Bahandi Han Dagat of Tanauan, Leyte
8. Ipat of Cotabato
9. Newel T’nalak of Tampakan, South Cotabato
10. Kaguinakit Ta Laya of Parang, Maguindanao
11. Indarapatra at Sulayman of Parang Maguindanao
12. Kagkawing sa Maguindanao from Shariff Aguak
This year’s Aliwan Fiesta 2010 is presented by Manila Broadcasting Company, Star City, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, in cooperation with the Yes! Tourism Committee of SM Mall of Asia and the cities of Pasay and Manila. Check the Aliwan Fiesta 2010 schedule here.
There will be two judging areas: one at the back of Mall of Asia, and the final judging area will be in front of Aliw Theater. Streetdance will start 4PM. Assembly area will be somewhere behind the SMX Convention Center.
Another new addition to this year’s Aliwan Fiesta is the mandatory performance of all major prize winners immediately after the Awarding Ceremony.
Schedule as follows:
Thursday 22 April 7:00 P.M. (Sotto Street, CCP Complex, Pasay City)
PASAKALYE – Inter-schoastic dance competition
Friday 23 April 7:00 P.M. (Sotto Street, CCP Complex, Pasay City)
REYNA NG ALIWAN PAGEANT
Saturday 24 April 4:00 P.M. (SM Mall of Asia to Sotto Street, CCP Complex, Pasay City)
STREETDANCE COMPETITION AND FLOAT PARADE
9:00 P.M. (Sotto Street, CCP Complex, Pasay City)
Check out Aliwan Fiesta 2010 Schedule. Who do you think will win in this year’s Aliwan Fiesta 2010 Streetdance, Float and Festival Queen Competition? Share your thoughts below!
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