Aliwan Fiesta is an annual festival with performances of massive contingents of street dancers, gigantic float competitions and beauty pageant. Considered as the mother of all festivals, Aliwan Fiesta aims to showcase the different Filipino cultures and heritage of each region throughout the country and around the world.
Aliwan Fiesta will kick off with a massive parade which will wind down Roxas Boulevard and go past Quirino Grandstand on the way to Aliw Theater and the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Complex (CCP), where the main events will happen.
List of activities include Costume Exhibit on April 13-20 at CCP Little Theater; Photo Exhibit on April 14-17 at SM Megamall; Shoppers Bazaar on April 14-16 at CCP Complex; Concert on April 14 at CCP Complex, Search for Festival Queen Pageant Night on April 15, and Grand Parade and Awarding Ceremonies at the Aliw Theater.
Aliwan Fiesta does not only promote the country’s travel and tourism industry but it also helps designers of floats create artistic masterpieces of the Philippine culture, thus promotes the business industry.