Dinagyang Festival 2018

The Dinagyang Festival is divided into three major events held annually every fourth weekend of January:

Schedule | Dinagyang Festival 2018 

1. January 27 – Kasadyahan Cultural Competition
2. January 28 – Dinagyang Festival Ati tribe competition
3. Miss Iloilo Dinagyang

Ati Tribe competition consists of a number of “warrior” dancers in a tribe dancing in a choreographed formation and patterns as well as chanting to the sound of loud drum beats and improvised percussion instruments innovated by the respective.

Dagoy symbolizes:

  • Friendship of the Ilonggo and other thousands of tourists flocked to witness the festival.
  • Dagoy stands six feet and nine inches tall. He has a dark brown skin tone and wears a headdress with an image of Sto. Niño.
  • His hands and feet are adorned with multi-colored bracelets, similar to these being worn by a Dinagyang warrior.
  • Dagoy’s winsome smile is popular among children as such miniature version of the mascot is marketed as Dagoy Dolls.


What to Wear:

F21 High Neckline Tank Top, Verdugo Ankle – Faded Petal Pink, Vintage Havana Catherine Ankle Cuff Sandal, GG Supreme Tote and Audacious Color-Intense Lipstick.

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January 27, 2018
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