Aliwan 2009 - The Culmination of Philippine Festivals

Best Festival Float, Pamulinawen Festival

The 2009 Aliwan fiesta was concluded by a streetdance competition last Saturday, April 25, 2009. Iloilo managed to send three of its festivals, Iloilo Dinagyang Festival was represented by Tribu Paghidaet of Lapaz National High School, Tribu Kasag of Banate Iloilo's Kasag Festival represented the Kasadyahan of Iloilo Dinagyang Festival and Grupo del Oeste of Samba de Regatta - Iloilo Paraw Regatta festival joined as guest performer. Aliwan organizers allow only a maximum two contingent per region for streetdance competition. But Iloilo Paraw Regatta festival is allowed to join in the Float Competition and to send candidate for Reyna ng Aliwan.

See Videos of Iloilo Contigents to Aliwan 2009

Aliwan 2009 Winners;

(Aliwan Queen of Festivals)
Best in Festival Costume- Ms. Pakalog sa Pasig, Pasig City
Ms. Ibon-Ibon Festival, Candaba Pampanga
Runners Up- Ms. Kadayawan Festival, Davao City
Ms. Panagbenga Festival, Bagiuo City
Ms. Pamulinawen Festival, Laoag City
1st Runner Up- Ms. Tuna Festival, Gen. Santos City
Aliwan Queen of Festival - Ms. Alcoy Siloy festival, Cebu Province

Grupo del Oeste of Samba de Regatta (ILOILO Paraw Regatta Festival)

2nd Runner Up: Dinagyang Festival, Iloilo City
1st Runner Up: Kasag Festival, Banate, Iloilo (ILOILO Dinagyang/Kasadyahan)
Champion: Buyogan Festival, Abuyog, Leyte

Tribu Kasag - Kasadyahan of ILOILO Dinagyang Festival - Aliwan 2009 1st Runner UP

Tribu Paghidaet - ILOILO Dinagyang Festival - Aliwan 2009 2nd Runner UP

(Festival Float)
2nd Runner Up: Dinagyang Festival, Iloilo City
1st Runner Up: Lemba, Cotabato
Winner: Pamulinawen Festival, Laoag City

2009 Aliwan Parade of Floats

video credits: RHTV


  1. Thank you for the link.
    I have linked you as well
    so long and keep on blogging
    keep Iloilo known to the world.
    Thank you once again.

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