Aliwan Fiesta 2015, Part II

The 13th installment of Aliwan Fiesta, particularly its Cultural Street Dance Competition, continues on this second part the Philippines’ Grandest Fiesta.

Here are the photos and videos of the 7th to 14th contingents:

Halamanan Festival of Guiguinto, Bulacan

Halamanan Festival of Guiguinto, Bulacan

Halamanan Festival of Guiguinto, Bulacan

Halamanan Festival of Guiguinto, Bulacan

The Halamanan Festival has its own share of flowers as its name implies

The Halamanan Festival had its own share of flowers as its name implies

Float of Bulacan

Float of Bulacan

Sinulog Festival of Cebu was the favorite to win Aliwan Fiesta 2015

Sinulog Festival of Cebu was the favorite to win Aliwan Fiesta 2015 because it was defending champion.

The magnificent warriors of Sinulog Festival

The magnificent warriors of Sinulog Festival

Sinulog Festival showcased its winning form

Sinulog Festival showcased its winning form

Sinulog Festival

Sinulog Festival performers at the tailend of their number

Sinulog Festival's ever-present Sto. Niño. Sinulog Festival won second place at this year's Aliwan Fiesta.

Sinulog Festival’s ever-present Sto. Niño. Sinulog Festival won second place at this year’s Aliwan Fiesta.

Float from Cebu

Float from Cebu

Here are the videos of Sinulog Festival’s performance during Aliwan Fiesta 2015:

 

 

Penagbenga Festival of Baguio City. They have one of the smallest contingents in the competition, but they gave their all during their number.

Penagbenga Festival of Baguio City. They have one of the smallest contingents in the competition, but they gave their all during their number.

Penagbenga Festival of Baguio City

Penagbenga Festival of Baguio City

Penagbenga Festival of Baguio City

Penagbenga Festival of Baguio City

Float from Baguio City

Float from Baguio City

Here is a video of Penagbenga Festival’s performance during Aliwan Fiesta 2015:

 

Sakuting of Dolores, Abra

Sakuting of Dolores, Abra

Sakuting of Dolores, Abra

Sakuting of Dolores, Abra

Sakuting of Dolores, Abra placed 4th in Aliwan Fiesta 2015.

Sakuting of Dolores, Abra placed 4th in Aliwan Fiesta 2015.

Float from Abra

Float from Abra

Here is a video of Sakuting Festival’s performance during Aliwan Fiesta 2015:

 

Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan, Samar took home the title as the best contingent at the Aliwan Fiesta 2015.

Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan, Samar took home the title as the best contingent at the Aliwan Fiesta 2015.

Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan, Samar

Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan, Samar

Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan, Samar. This was the cutest and most-applauded part of the entire competition. Giant lizards climbing the wall with so much ease.

Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan, Samar. This was the cutest and most-applauded part of the entire competition. Giant lizards climbing the wall with so much ease.

Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan, Samar

Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan, Samar

Here is a video of Manaragat Festival’s performance during Aliwan Fiesta 2015:

 

Candle Festival of Candelaria, Quezon

Candle Festival of Candelaria, Quezon

Candle Festival of Candelaria, Quezon

Candle Festival of Candelaria, Quezon

Meguyaya Festival of Upi, Maguindanao placed 5th at the Aliwan Fiesta 2015.

Meguyaya Festival of Upi, Maguindanao placed 5th at the Aliwan Fiesta 2015.

Meguyaya Festival of Upi, Maguindanao

Meguyaya Festival of Upi, Maguindanao

Meguyaya Festival of Upi, Maguindanao

Meguyaya Festival of Upi, Maguindanao

Meguyaya Festival had a lot of fans in the grandstand.

Meguyaya Festival had a lot of fans in the grandstand.

Pandanggo sa Ilaw of Mindoro Oriental

Pandanggo sa Ilaw of Mindoro Oriental

Float from Mindoro Oriental

Float from Mindoro Oriental

Aliwan Fiesta 2015 Winners (Cultural Street Dance Competition):

5th Place – Meguyaya Festival of Upi, Maguindanao

4th Place – Sakuting Festival of Dolores, Abra

3rd Place – Mayaw-Mayaw Festival of Pinabacdao, Samar

2nd Place – Sinulog Festival of Cebu City

1st Place – Manaragat Festival of Catbalogan, Samar

The 1st Place received P1,000,000 (US $22,647) and the honor of being called the best festival in the Philippines for 2015.

Thank you, Virg. 🙂 Thank you, Mr. Manny for fixing the settings of my camera. 🙂

4 thoughts on “Aliwan Fiesta 2015, Part II

    1. Hello, Felfort. Wala nag-intra ang Dinagyang subong nga tuig kag sang nagligad nga tuig. 🙁 Hambal nila gin-prioritize sang Dinagyang ang international market para maka-attract foreigners sa Iloilo. Tani mabalik sila sa Aliwan Fiesta 2016.

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