Eleven tribes will hit the downtown streets from Bonifacio Drive to Freedom Grandstand starting at 3pm Friday Dec. 13 for the Pamukaw of 2014 Iloilo Dinagyang Festival.
The streetdance parade to the tune of thundering beat of drums aims to awaken the Ilonggo community to cooperate and support the success of the forthcoming Dinagyang festivities in January next year.
Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog is encouraging everyone to work together for the successful staging of the city’s premier celebration in “Bringing more Fun to the World” which highlights Jan. 25-26, 2014.
Eleven tribes will hit downtown streets from Bonifacio Drive to the Freedom Grandstand starting at 3 p.m. on December 13 for the pamukaw of 2014 Dinagyang Festival.
The pamukaw (wakeup call) is a streetdance parade to the tune of thundering beat of drums. It aims to awaken the Ilonggo community to cooperate and support the forthcoming festivities.
The competing contingents are:
- Tribu Panayanon of Iloilo City National High School
- Tribu Paghidaet of La Paz National High School
- Tribu Atub-Atub of Veterans Village
- Tribu Ilonganon of Jalandoni Memorial High School
- Tribu Obreros of Buntatala, Jaro
- Tribu Angola of Quezon-Delgado
- Tribu Molave sa R.G. Hechanova of MV Hechanova, Jaro
- Tribu Aninipay of Don Esteban Lapuz
- Tribu Salognon of Jaro National High School
- Tribu Baybayanon, formerly tribu Pag-asa of Melchor L. Nava National High School and Calaparan, Arevalo merged
- Tribu Milagrosa of Poblacion Ilawod, Passi City.