Dinagyang Festival

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  • Religious and cultural festival in Iloilo City, Philippines.
  • It is one of the biggest festivals in the Philippines, attracting more than a million domestic and international visitors every year.
  • The word Dinagyang came from a Hiligaynon word extrapolated from dágyang, meaning “merrymaking.” The festival hosts a celebration of the Santo Niño (Holy Child or Infant Jesus) and the pact between the Datus and the locals after the arrival of Malay settlers and the legendary barter of Panay Island from the natives called Ati.
  • The Ati Tribe Competition , Dagyang sa Calle Real, the Ati Tribe competition, and the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang.

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