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IN PHOTOS: 2020 Dinagyang Festival celebrates devotion to Sto Niño in full color

Jan 27, 2020 - 8:20 PM

This year's Dinagyang Festival spices things up by giving the audience a 360-degree view of the performances during the Ati Tribe dance competition

BURST OF COLOR. Eight Iloilo school-based tribes compete for the Dinagyang Ati Tribe competition at Iloilo Freedom Grandstand during the Dinagyang Festival on Sunday, January 26. Photo by Carl Don Berwin/Rappler

Devotee for 40 years: Iloilo's faithful steward is Dinagyang's hermana mayor

Jan 25, 2020 - 5:04 PM

'The divine Santo Niño has brought a lot of blessings into my life over the years. That’s why I have to give back tenfold, as thanksgiving for all the graces I’ve received,' says Emma Galindez-Zapanta

67-year-old Sto. Niño devotee Emma Galindez-Zapanta is this year's newly-installed hermana mayor for the 2020 Dinagyang Festival celebration. With the role, she is tasked to be steward of sorts of the image of the Señor Sto. Niño for the duration of the Dinagyang Festival, leading the nine-night novena mass at the Parish of San Jose de Placer. Photo by Rhick Albay

IN PHOTOS: 2019 Dinagyang Festival

Jan 28, 2019 - 2:35 PM

Check out what happened during Iloilo's 51st Dinagyang Festival!

Emergency hotlines for Dinagyang Festival

Jan 21, 2017 - 11:03 PM

Contact the following emergency hotlines for urgent medical needs and other critical reports

STAGING AREA. Emergency responders prepare for the culmination of the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo on Sunday, January 22. Photo courtesy of OCD VI

No cellphone signals in parts of Iloilo City during Dinagyang Festival

Jan 21, 2017 - 1:16 PM

Organizers of the festival have earlier requested the shutdown of cellular signals for a peaceful and orderly celebration of the Dinagyang Festival

Dinagyang file photo from Wikipedia

LIVE: Dinagyang Invasion Tour 2016

Jan 23, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Check out what happened at the Invasion show at the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City

Spectrum to hold last leg of Invasion Tour in Dinagyang 2016

Jan 20, 2016 - 5:11 PM

Be part of one of the biggest parties at the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo

IN PHOTOS: Beautiful Dinagyang Festival 2015

Jan 25, 2015 - 4:06 PM

Scenes from the colorful festival one of Iloilo s most prominent attractions

Fire breaks out in the middle of Dinagyang Festival

Jan 25, 2014 - 10:50 AM

Despite the large fire s destruction the Kasadyahan parade of the Iloilo festival will continue as planned

BLAZE. A large fire reaches 12 establishments in Iloilo City on the night before the Kasadyahan parade, a highlight of the Dinagyang Festival. Photo from Christine Florete