The Best Toursim Event of the Philippines: Hall of Famer, The Queen Festival of the Philippines…Yes, that’s ILOILO DINAGYANG FESTIVAL. This year prepare for another powerful performances from all competing tribes.
I am very very very excited for this. I get to cover the event and watch it live for the first time. Yay!

So for those of you who are attending, here’s the complete schedule of activities for the Dinagyang Festival 2011


1/02/2011 (Sunday)
Dressing Up Dagoy (1st Elimination)
10am-1pm – Robinson’s Place Iloilo

1/05/2011 (Wednesday)
Dinagyang Kapamilya Dance Showdown Year 4 (Elimination Round)
5pm – SM City Iloilo

1/06/2011 (Thursday)
Little Miss Dinagyang 2011 Presentation and Gown Competition
3pm – Robinson’s Place Iloilo

1/07/2011 (Friday)
Miss Dinagyang 2011 Talent Competition
5pm – Robinson’s Place Iloilo

1/08/2011 (Saturday)
Model Ati Dinagyang Warrior Presentation and Talent Competition
3pm – Robinson’s Place Iloilo

1/09/2010 (Sunday)
Dressing Up Dagoy (2nd Elimination)
10am-1pm – SM City Iloilo

Little Miss Dinagyang 2011 Newspaper Gown Competition
3pm – SM City Iloilo

1/12/2011 (Wednesday)
Opening Salvo for feast of Senor Sto. Nino
5:30am – San Jose Parish Church

Dinagyang Kapamilya Dance Showdown Year 4 (Elimination Round)
5pm – SM City Iloilo

Turn over ceremony from outgoing Hermanos to incoming Hermanos
5:30pm – San Jose Parish Church

1/13/2011 (Thursday)
Model Ati Dinagyang Warrior Costume Competition
3pm – SM City Iloilo

1/14/2011 (Friday)
Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament (Day1)
6am – Iloilo Golf and Country Club, Sta Barbara, Iloilo

Opening Salvo for Tribe Dancers
2:30pm – San Jose Parish Church

Dinagyang Opening Salvo
3pm – Bonifacio Drive to Freedom Grandstand

Model Ati Dinagyang Warrior Pasundayag
3pm – SM City Iloilo

Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament Fellowship and Cocktail
6pm – Iloilo Golf and Country Club, Sta Barbara, Iloilo

1/15/2011 (Saturday)
Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament (Day2)
6am – Iloilo Golf and Country Club, Sta Barbara, Iloilo

Airsoft Competition (Day1)
6am – Montinola Property at Quezon St. beside Robinson’s Place Iloilo

Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2011 Casual Wear Competition
4pm – SM City Iloilo

1/16/2011 (Sunday)
Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament (Day3)
6am – Iloilo Golf and Country Club, Sta Barbara, Iloilo

Airsoft Competition (Day2)
6am – Montinola Property at Quezon St. beside Robinson’s Place Iloilo

Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament Awarding
6pm – Iloilo Golf and Country Club, Sta Barbara, Iloilo

1/16-23/2011 (Sunday-Sunday)
Dinagyang Photo Exhibit
10am-9pm – SM City Iloilo

Dressing Up Dagoy (2nd Elimination for Robinson)
10am-1pm – Robinson’s Place Iloilo

Model Ati Dinagyang Warrior Awarding Ceremony
12nn – Robinson’s Place Iloilo

1/17/2011 (Monday)
Dressing Up Dagoy Final Judging
10am-12nn – SM City Iloilo and Robinson’s Place Iloilo

1/18/2011 (Tuesday)
Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Photo Exhibit – SM City Iloilo

COMPOSO Contest
3pm – SM City Iloilo

Cheerleading Contest
4pm – SM City Iloilo

1/19/2011 (Wednesday)
Arrival of Pilgrim Image of Senor Sto. Nino from Cebu City
7am – Iloilo Port Terminal

Vocal Solo Competition
3pm – SM City Iloilo

Folkdance Competition
4pm – SM City Iloilo

Jollibee Cheerdance Competition
4pm – 10pm – Freedom Grandstand

1/20/2011 (Thursday)
Dance Sport Competition
3:30pm – Robinson’s Place Iloilo

GMA Kapuso Night
5pm-10pm – Plazoletagay

Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2011 Pageant Night
6pm – SM City Iloilo Cinema 6

Luces in the Sky (Part1)
7pm – SM City Iloilo

1/20-23/2011 (Thursday-Sunday)
Dinagyang Food Festival
2pm-12nn – Delgado St., Iloilo City

1/21/2011 (Friday)
Tambor Trumpa Martsa Musika
8am – Freedom Grandstand

Sto. Nino Fluvial Procession
3pm – Fort San Pedro to Iloilo River

Dinagyang Kapamilya Dance Showdown Year 4 Grand Finals
5pm – SM City Iloilo

Luces in the Sky (Part2)
7pm – SM City Iloilo

1/22/2011 (Saturday)
Mass for Kasadyahan Dancers
7am – San Jose Parish Church

Kasadyahan Competition 2011
8am – Freedom Grandstand and other stages

Sponsors Mardi Gras
2pm – Freedom Grandstand and other stages

1/23/2011 (Saturday)
Mass
6am – San Jose Parish Church

ILOILO DINAGYANG ATI CONTEST 2011
8am – Freedom Grandstand and other stages

Awarding Ceremonies
7pm – Freedom Grandstand

1/24/2011 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Mass
6:30am – Freedom Grandstand

Visit Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation for more info.

———update (01/24/2011)———
HERE ARE THE RESULTS:
Dinagyang Ati-Ati Competition 2011 Winners
Dinagyang Kasadyahan Competition 2011 Winners


Click here for Dinagyang Festival 2011 Photos

Read my full article from Travelbook.ph


Viva Señor Sto.Niño!
See you next year! ^_^