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Iloilo's ‘Kasadyahan sa Kabanwahanan’ to stage opening salvo

LOILO CITY -- Ilonggos will once again be treated in a showcase of Iloilo province’s cultural festivity brought about by the ‘Kasadyahan sa Kabanwahanan’ Opening Salvo on January 5, 2023.

Nine festival tribes from different towns in Iloilo composed of Katagman Festival of Oton, Saad Festival of Leganes, Pantat Festival of Zarraga, Cry of Jelicuon Festival of New Lucena, Kaing Festival of Leon, Tultugan Festival of Maasin, Hirinugyaw-Suguidanonay Festival of Calinog, Banaag Festival of Anilao, and Kasag Festival of Banate will participate in the kick off of the Dinagyang fever.

The opening salvo will commence at 3:00 PM at the Freedom Grandstand and will have its endpoint at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

Dubbed the “Festival of Festivals in the Province of Iloilo”, ‘Kasadyahan sa Kabanwahanan’ is one of the highlights of the iconic Dinagyang Festival of the Iloilo City Government in partnership with the Iloilo Festivals Foundation Inc. (IFFI).

It is also anchored on Iloilo province’s new tourism slogan "Fun, Foodie, Friendly Iloilo.

To note, the full presentation of ‘Kasadyahan sa Kabanwahanan’ will happen on January 27, 2024, Saturday.

Early on, the Iloilo provincial government has started releasing a P1-million subsidy to the nine participating tribes of the ‘Kasadyahan sa Kabanwahanan’.

Meanwhile, the Iloilo City Traffic Management Unit has advised the public regarding traffic congestion in the main thoroughfares at the City Proper area due to road closures and traffic rerouting which will start at 12:00PM until 6:30PM. (AAL/LMLE/PIA Iloilo)

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