KALIBO ATI-ATIHAN FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

KALIBO ATI-ATIHAN  FESTIVAL

KALIBO ATI-ATIHAN FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

9-DAY NOVENA 

January 11 to 20, 2013
4 PM Cathedral Parish of Saint John the Baptist

PAEAPAK

January 11 to 20, 2013
In front of Cathedral Parish of Saint John the Baptist

A unique age-old Christian tradition where a Catholic priest or a lay minister rubs all parts of a devotee’s body with the image of   Señor Santo Niño de Kalibo.
MUTYA AG LAKAN IT KALIBO ATI-ATIHAN 2013 GRAND PAGEANT FINALE AND CORONATION NIGHT

January 11, 2013  
7 PM  ABL Sports and Cultural Center

AKLAN FESTIVALS PARADE

January 14, 2013
1 PM   Major Streets of Kalibo

A celebration of the diverse, fascinating and captivating Aklan’s ‘One Town, One Festival’ in a street parade of contingent, making this event exciting, where it showcases the different colors and cultures of the 17 towns of Aklan.

GMA KAPUSO ATI-ATIHAN NIGHT

January 14, 2013  
6 PM Kalibo Pastrana Park

KALIBO ATI-ATIHAN TRADE FAIR

January 14 to 20, 2013  
8 AM to 10 PM Kalibo Pastrana Park

Shop for premium quality Aklanon products made from world-class woven piña and other fiber-based crafts such as abaca, raffia and nito.  Marvel at the exhibit showcase of the finest clay materials handcrafted by local artisans, delicacies and ornamental plants.

AKLANON VISUAL ARTS EXHIBIT

January 14 to 20, 2013  
8 AM to 5 PM Museo it Akean
KALIBO ATI-ATIHAN STREET BAZAAR

January 14 to 22, 2013  
8 AM to 11 PM Veterans Avenue

A day-and-night street bazaar with a wide array of products by local entrepreneurs for sale at affordable and bargain prices.

KAEAN-AN SA PLAZA

January 14 to 20, 2013
4 PM to 1 AM Kalibo Pastrana Park (Basketball Court)

A weeklong food event that offers a sumptuous array of fast foods and culinary specialties of local restaurants and hotels with acoustic bands for music lovers.
HALA BIRA ATI-ATIHAN NIGHTS

January 14 to 20, 2013  
4 PM to 1 AM  Kalibo Magsaysay Park

A never-ending excitement of snake-dancing, revelry of foods and drinks with nightly concerts by national and local bands.

 

PAGDAYAW  KAY SENOR STO. NINO

January 15, 2013
1 PM Major Streets of Kalibo

Students and teachers from Aklan State University keep the spirit of Ati-Atihan in street dancing parade

SADSAD PANAAD

January 16 to 17, 2013

8 AM Major Streets of Kalibo

‘Sinaot sa Calle’ of the students and teachers of Department of Education with their faces and bodies covered in soot and accompanied by the festive beating of the Ati-Atihan drums.

 

AKLAN HIGANTE CONTEST

January 17, 2013

1 PM Major Streets of Kalibo-Kalibo Pastrana Park

A parade of Higantes and individuals dressed in giant ecological tourism-themed images. Through the years, the most beautiful and impressive Higantes designed by the municipalities of Aklan, make their way in the Kalibo Ati-Atihan festival.

SADSAD PAGPASAEAMAT KAY SR. STO. NINO

January 18, 2013

Major Streets of Kalibo

The true spirit of devotion to Señor Santo Niño de Kalibo by socio-civic groups, balikbayans, religious and people from all walks of life.

DAWN PENITENTIAL PROCESSION

January 19, 2013

4 AM Major Streets of Kalibo-Cathedral Parish of Saint John the Baptist

Praying of the rosary by devotees and pilgrims before the Ati-Atihan festival music rises into a crescendo.

TRIBAL, MODERN, BALIK-ATI AND INDIVIDUAL ATI-ATIHAN CONTEST

January 19, 2013
8 AM to 5 PM Major Streets of Kalibo

Street dancing contest comes alive with tribe members dress up in their vibrant and colorful costumes, their bodies and faces painted with soot as they dance to the unique Ati-Atihan beat of the drums.

HORNADA

January 19, 2013

12 Noon in front of Cathedral Parish of Saint John the Baptist

The rhythmic beating of the drums, loud and lively dancing of Ati-Atihan tribes to pay tribute to the Señor Santo Niño de Kalibo.

 

TRANSFER OF SANTO NINO IMAGE AND PILGRIMS’ MASS

January 20, 2013

6:30 AM to 9 AM Cathedral Parish of Saint John the Baptist grounds

“Musyon ga Santo Niño ag ga Ati-Ati Kita”
Concelebrated Pilgrims’ Mass offering where devotees, guests and tourists flock in solidarity with Ati-Atihan tribes as they take part in the highest form of Catholic workship, the High Mass celebration.

 

RELIGIOUS PROCESSION AND DANCE

January 20, 2013
3 PM to 9  PM  Major Streets of Kalibo-Cathedral Parish of Saint John the Baptist

“Pagsapoe, Pagpaeapak, Pagpangamuyo ag Pagpasaeamat kay  Santo Niño, Pag Bendisyon ni Santo Niño, Paghatud kay Santo Niño”
Praise dancing of Ati-Atihan tribes and visitors for hours together with beautifully adorned Señor Santo Niño de Kalibo ‘caros’ and devotees carrying Santo Niño image and bamboo torches.

PAGPADUNGOG

January 20, 2013
7 PM Kalibo Magsaysay Park

The finale and last hurrah of the weeklong Ati-Atihan festival. Winners of the Ati-Atihan contest give their ‘last’ energy as they receive their prizes from Kasafi and the local government of Kalibo.

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