Event: Iloilo Special Events in October & November -
16 Oct 2010
This section provides information on festivals, DOT initiated activities and other special events organized for the months of October and November in the Province of Iloilo.
SALUDAN FESTIVAL October 29- October 31 | Tigbauan, Iloilo A dialect used for the crude method of threshing rice, catching fingerlings through nets, saludan is one of Iloilo’s emerging festivals.
CRY OF JELICUON FESTIVAL October 29- October 31 | New Lucena, Iloilo The Cry of Jelicuon commemorates the historic undertaking of our Ilonggo revolucionarios, led by Gen. Martin Delgado and his company of voluntaries who swore the price of their lives to revolt against the Spanish government
HINUGYAW SA ANILAO October 31 | Anilao, Iloilo This is a celebration of the separation of Anilao from Banate, which also features various sports and cultural activities.
BANAAG FESTIVAL November 1 | Anilao, Iloilo A dance-drama competition using light and all its forms as a medium . This “dance of lights” is the first of its kind in the region.
KAHILWAYAN FESTIVAL/CRY OF STA. BARBARA November 17 | Sta. Barbara, Iloilo Anchored upon the Cry of Santa Barbara Celebration, Kahilwayan Festival is a cultural festival in a dance-drama form which is a reenactment of sort of the struggle for freedom by our very own local folks led by the heroic Gen. Martin G. Delgado. Aptly dubbed as Kahilwayan Festival, Kahilwayan being an Ilonggo/Hiligaynon word which means Freedom or Liberty, it highlights the quest of the Ilonggos to attain freedom through their fierce independent spirit.
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