Aliwan Fiesta 2010 has been scheduled for April 22-24.
This year, the grand parade will take a new route: kick off point will be at the back of the SM Mall of Asia, with the culminating streetdance showdown taking place in front of the Aliw Theater on Sotto Street, where the awarding ceremonies will follow immediately after. Participating contingents will be provided a route map, along with a diagram indicating parameters for performancre space in both areas.
Changes have also been made in the mechanics of the photo competition for 2010. Each photographer may submit up to five entries – 3 taken during the dance competition, and 2 from the float parade. All entries must depict different contingents.
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:
Thursday 22 April 7:00 P.M. (Sotto Street, CCP Complex, Pasay City) PASAKALYE Inter-scholastic dance competition and band concert featuring Christian Bautista, Luke Mejares, Blakdjak and Aljur Abrenica, with special guests Danilo Barrios, Jopay Paguia, and Joshua Zamora.
Friday 23 April 7:00 P.M. (Sotto Street, CCP Complex, Pasay City) REYNA NG ALIWAN PAGEANT Watch the loveliest ladies representing different festivals al over the country vie for the title of festival queen, Hosted by Chris Tsuper and Nicole Hyala, with musical numbers by Gian Magdangal.
Saturday 24 April 4:00 P.M. (SM Mall of Asia to Sotto Street, CCP Complex, Pasay City) STREETDANCE COMPETITION AND FLOAT PARADE A grand cultural showcase highlighting unity amid diversity. The different contingents present their festivals through music and dance in front of an elite judging panel as they compete for the million-peso prize!
9:00 P.M. (Sotto Street, CCP Complex, Pasay City) AWARDING CEREMONIES Find out who will reign as Festival Queen for 2010, and which festivals will emerge as this year’s champions for the streetdance and Float Design competitions in a special variety show hosted by Paolo Bediones, KC Montero and Julia Clarete, with special performances by Koro Ilustrado and Mocha