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[[Image:Aliwan fiesta.jpg|thumb|Aliwan Fiesta]]'''Aliwan Fiesta''' is the grandest<ref name="test1">[http://www.aliwanfiesta.com.ph/ MBC's Aliwan Fiesta]</ref> fiesta celebration in the [[Philippines]]. It is a yearly street dance competition participated in by all regional fiesta delegation in the country. It was initially organized by the media outfit [[Manila Broadcasting Company]] in 2003 to provide a visual fiesta extravaganza to the public which later turned into an annual summer spectacle that brings out the multi-faceted creativity of the ebullient, fun-loving Pinoy in many incarnations. It also aims to bring all the festivals of the country in [[Manila]] for a one big festival championship. <ref name="test2">[http://www.byahilo.com/2007/04/30/aliwan-fiesta-a-showcase-of-a-unique-filipino-culture/ Unique Filipino Culture]</ref>
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[[Image:Aliwan fiesta.jpg|thumb|200px|Aliwan Fiesta]]'''Aliwan Fiesta''' is the grandest<ref name="test1">[http://www.aliwanfiesta.com.ph/ MBC's Aliwan Fiesta]</ref> fiesta celebration in the [[Philippines]]. It is a yearly street dance competition participated in by all regional fiesta delegation in the country. It was initially organized by the media outfit [[Manila Broadcasting Company]] in 2003 to provide a visual fiesta extravaganza to the public which later turned into an annual summer spectacle that brings out the multi-faceted creativity of the ebullient, fun-loving Pinoy in many incarnations. It also aims to bring all the festivals of the country in [[Manila]] for a one big festival championship. <ref name="test2">[http://www.byahilo.com/2007/04/30/aliwan-fiesta-a-showcase-of-a-unique-filipino-culture/ Unique Filipino Culture]</ref>
  
 
<ref name="test4">[http://aliwanfiesta.com.ph/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3&Itemid=43  Fiesta Island]</ref>Aliwan Fiesta aims to harnesses the power of Philippine festivals to showcase how religion, culture, and tradition are woven into the fiber of our existence. Traditional Philippine fiestas are held annually to commemorate the foundation of a town or province, or honoring its patron saint. In Aliwan, they are brought together en masse to highlight the Pinoy’s indomitable and ebullient spirit, highlighted for their creativity and innovation.
 
<ref name="test4">[http://aliwanfiesta.com.ph/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3&Itemid=43  Fiesta Island]</ref>Aliwan Fiesta aims to harnesses the power of Philippine festivals to showcase how religion, culture, and tradition are woven into the fiber of our existence. Traditional Philippine fiestas are held annually to commemorate the foundation of a town or province, or honoring its patron saint. In Aliwan, they are brought together en masse to highlight the Pinoy’s indomitable and ebullient spirit, highlighted for their creativity and innovation.

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Aliwan Fiesta
Aliwan Fiesta is the grandest<ref name="test1">MBC's Aliwan Fiesta</ref> fiesta celebration in the Philippines. It is a yearly street dance competition participated in by all regional fiesta delegation in the country. It was initially organized by the media outfit Manila Broadcasting Company in 2003 to provide a visual fiesta extravaganza to the public which later turned into an annual summer spectacle that brings out the multi-faceted creativity of the ebullient, fun-loving Pinoy in many incarnations. It also aims to bring all the festivals of the country in Manila for a one big festival championship. <ref name="test2">Unique Filipino Culture</ref>

<ref name="test4">Fiesta Island</ref>Aliwan Fiesta aims to harnesses the power of Philippine festivals to showcase how religion, culture, and tradition are woven into the fiber of our existence. Traditional Philippine fiestas are held annually to commemorate the foundation of a town or province, or honoring its patron saint. In Aliwan, they are brought together en masse to highlight the Pinoy’s indomitable and ebullient spirit, highlighted for their creativity and innovation.

This event continuously draws thousands of participants from various parts of the country in a cornucopia of sights and sounds where people's entertainment has found fruition in the biggest and grandest Philippine festival ever.


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Regional Competition

<ref name="test3">MBC Sales Website</ref>The Aliwan fiesta competition is the biggest of all competition with more than 3,000 dancers, musicians, and acrobats that compete for being the best of the best performers every year. Street dance is being performed in a four-kilometer stretch along Roxas Boulevard, from Quirino Grandstand to the CCP Complex. The massive contingents from different parts of the country are accompanied by gigantic floats atop of which ride flawless muses- all depicting the most popular festivals throughout the archipelago.

In joining the national event, each regional dancers has to <ref name="test4">The Mother of RP Festival</ref>undergo a stringent process for qualification to the contingent. They undergo several elimination cycles during various local festivals to determine the 100 dancers, 60 musicians, 90 support staff, and 25 float staff to represent Shariff Kabunsuan. The performers then undergo weekly rehearsals, which increase in frequency in the weeks leading up to the Aliwan Fiesta.


List of Participants

When Aliwan Fiesta started in 2003, more and more regional participants attended the event not just for the prizes but for regional pride which is very important to every Filipino. Aliwan uplift the regionalistic ideal and all contingents are eager to showcase the richness of their hometown’s culture and heritage not only in their area but also to city people, and to the world.<ref name="test4">The Mother of RP Festival</ref>

Participants includes:

List of Winners

Aliwan Fiesta 2003 Winners:

Grand Prize: Halad Festival of North Cotabato

  • 1st runner up: Tribu Atub atub, Dinagyang Festival of Iloilo City
  • 2nd runner up: Sarakiki-Hadang of Calbayog City
  • 3rd runner up: Tribu Sinanduloy, Dalit Festival of Tangub City
  • 4th runner up: Sining Pakalagyan of Maguindanao

Pamaskong Aliwan 2003 Winners

Grand Prize: Halad Festival of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato

  • 1st runner up: Pasaka Festival of Bislig-Tanauan, Leyte
  • 2nd runner up: Mananayaw ng Makati
  • Runner up: Singkaban ng Bulacan
  • Runner up: Kasadyaan Festival of Palo, Leyte
  • Runner up: Sinukwan Festival of San Fernando Pampanga
  • Runner up: Padang Padang Festival of Parang Maguindanao
  • Runner up: Zamboanga Hermosa Festiva of Zamboanga City
  • Runner up: Pamulinawen Festival of Laoag City
  • Runner up: Sining Pakalagyan of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao

Aliwan Fiesta 2004 Winners

  • Grand Prize: Tribu Atub atub, Dinagyang Festival of Iloilo City
  • 1st runner up: Kahilwayan Festival of Santa Barbara, Iloilo
  • 2nd runner up: Kadayawan Festival of Davao City
  • Runner up: Balyuan Festival of Tacloban City
  • Runner up: Kuyog a Damak of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao
  • Runner up: Pamulinawen Festival of laoag City
  • Runner up:Padang Padang Festival of Parang Maguindanao
  • Runner up: Kuyog a Kang’Gelal of South Cotabato
  • Runner up: Fertility Festival of Obando Bulacan
  • Runner up: Meguyaya Sarimanok festival of Nuro Upi Maguindanao
  • Grand Prize: Pintados de Passi Festival, Passi City, Iloilo
  • 1st runner up: Kahilwayan Festival of Santa Barbara, Iloilo
  • 2nd runner up: Dinagyang Festival of Iloilo City
  • Runner up: Kadayawan Festival of Davao City
  • Runner up: Kalilangan Festival of General Santos City
  • Runner up: Meguyaya Festival of Nuro Upi Maguindanao
  • Runner up: Desposorio Festival of Hagonoy Bulacan
  • Runner up: Pasalamat Festival of Pagadian City
  • Runner up: Pasaka Festival of Tanauan Leyte
  • Runner up: Kuyog A Sagayan Festival of Sultan Kudarat Maguindanao

Aliwan Fiesta 2006 Winners

  • Grand Prize: Lumad Basakanon Sinulog Festival of Cebu City
  • 1st runner up: Tribu Ilonganon Dinagyang Festival, Iloilo City
  • 2nd runner up: Pintados de Passi Festival of Passi City, Iloilo
  • Runner up: Halad Festival of Pigcawayan North Cotabato
  • Runner up: Kahilwayan Festival of Santa Barbara, Iloilo
  • Runner up: Pamulinawen Festival of Laoag City
  • Runner up: Tlutugan Festival of Maasin, Iloilo
  • Runner up: Pasalamat Festival of Pagadian City
  • Runner up: Padang padang Festival of Parang Maguindanao
  • Runner up: Babaylan Festival of Bago City, Negros Occidental

Aliwan Fiesta 2007 Winners

  • Grand Prize: Lumad Basakanon, Sinulog Festival of Cebu City
  • 1st runner up: Tribu Ilonganon, Dinagyang Festival of Iloilo City
  • 2nd runner up: Alikaraw Festival of Hilongos Leyte
  • Runner up: Desposorio Festival of Hagonoy Bulacan
  • Runner up: Zamboanga Hermoza Festival of Zamboanga City
  • Runner up: Kalilangan Festival of General Santos City
  • Runner up: Pasalamat Festival of Pagadian City
  • Runner up: Padang padang Festival of Parang Shariff Kabunsuan
  • Runner up: Babaylan Festival of Bago City negros Occidental
  • Runner up: Kahilwayan Festival of Santa Barbara Iloilo

Aliwan Fiesta 2008 Winners

  • Champion: Lumad Basakanon - Sinulog of Cebu City
  • 2nd place: Dinagyang (Iloilo)
  • 3rd place: Sinulog (Carmen, Cebu)
  • Runner-Up: Alikaraw (Hilongos, Leyte)
  • Runner-Up: Saad (Leganes, Iloilo)
  • Runner-Up: Buyogan (Abuyog, Leyte)
  • Runner-Up: Desposorio (Hagonoy, Bulacan)
  • Runner-Up: Tribung Halad (Midsayap, Cotabato)
  • Runner-Up: Pamulinawen (Laoag, ILocos Norte)
  • Runner-Up: Kadayawan (Davao)


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