Schedule of Events: April 22 – Pasakalye Concert and Campus Dance Showdown; April 23 –Festival Queen Pageant; and April 24 – Grand Parade at 4:00 o’clock PM and Awarding at 9:00 o’clock PM.
Now on it’s 7th year, the much awaited Aliwan Fiesta in Manila, dubbed as the Mother of all Fiestas, shall officially start on 22 April 2010. Every year, Manila Broadcasting Company, in cooperation with various agencies, brings to Manila nothing but the best and the brightest festivals all over the country with close to 5000 participants. It will culminate on the 24th with the much anticipated Grand Parade [Streetdancing and Float Parade] and for this year the Grand Parade shall take a new route kicking-off at MOA and ends up in front of the Aliw Theater in CCP for the streetdance showdown. [Download parade route]
Here are the Winners for 2009: [Check out the Winners for 2010 here]
1. Streetdance: Buyogan Festival – Abuyog Leyte
2. Float Design: Abel Iloko – Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
3. Festival Queen: Sian Elizabeth Maynard - Sinulog (Cebu City)
4. Photo Competition: Euphoria – Fedilberto Adriatico
*photo credit: Aliwan Fiesta official website.