Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Video : Aliwan Fiesta 2015

Aliwan Fiesta is an annual event that gathers different cultural festivals of the Philippines in Star City Complex in Pasay City wherein contingents compete in dance parade and float competitions, as well as in a beauty pageant. Organized by Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) together with Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the cities of Manila and Pasay, the event is dubbed as "The Mother of All Fiestas," with prizes totaling to P3 million (roughly US$70,000)

History of the Aliwan Fiesta 

Aliwan Fiesta, which began in 2003, aims to showcase the different Filipino cultures and heritage not only to the people in Metro Manila but also to the rest of the world.

Aliwan Fiesta is divided into three categories: Cultural Street Dance Competition (the main event), Float Parade, and Reyna ng Aliwan (Queen of Entertainment/Amusement) beauty pageant.

The list of representatives for this year is listed below.

Panagbenga of Baguio City, Benguet
Sakuting festival of Dolores, Abra
Pamulinawen festival of Laoag, Ilocos Norte
Bato Art festival of Luna, Isabela
Halamanan festival of Guiguinto, Bulacan
Desposorio festival of Malolos, Bulacan
Pandang Gitab festival of Oriental Mindoro
Candle festival of Candelaria, Quezon
Boling-Boling festival of Catanauan, Quezon
Sinulog festival of Cebu
Mayaw-Mayaw festival of Pinabacdao, Samar
Manaragat festival of Catbalogan, Samar
Kalivungan festival of Cotabato
Shariff Kabunsuan festival of Cotabato City
Sambuokan festivalof Mati, Davao Oriental
Meguyaya festival of Upi, Maguindanao
Sagayan festival of Datu Piang, Maguindanao

The Video Coverage of Aliwan Festival 2015

#AliwanFiesta2015 from Franz Lopez on Vimeo.

Thanks to Franz Lopez for the awesome video coverage of the Aliwan Festival 2015.

For more photos during the Aliwan Fiesta just go on official AXLPPI Fanpage.


  1. Bat kaya sa calamba or laguna wala? haha

  2. Oh, hey, I think I saw you at the parade, Axl. I remember there was this participant who accidentally dropped his bottled water (in front of the American embassy) and a man picked it up for him. It was you, yung pumulot ng bote, wasn't it? Parang ikaw eh. I was about to pick it up, too. Naunahan mo ako hehe :-)

    1. ay wee... dapat tinawag mo ako nun sayang naman kung ganun. yea ako nga yun pumulot ng bote na yun..