Thursday, January 16, 2014

KASAFI, expects influx of people for “Higante Parade” today

Written by Jay-ar Arante

The Kalibo Sto. Niño Festival Incorporated or KASAFI expects the influx of thousands of people to witness the “Higante parade” or giants’ parade later this afternoon in Kalibo.

This is in line with the weeklong celebration of the Kalibo Santo Niño Ati-atihan Festival which kicked off Friday and will last until Sunday.

According to KASAFI’s website included in the said Higante Parade are the Disney Themed characters wherein Kalibo will showcase Minnie Mouse, Balete with Pocahontas, Nabas with Daisy Duck, Banga with Rapunzel, Tangalan’s Ariel the little Mermaid and Malinao with Princess Merida.

The parade will start at one o’clock this afternoon together with the government employees of the Province.

KASAFI added that the Municipalities will be competing for a 40,000 peso prize for the grand champion, 35,000 for second place, and 30,000 pesos for the third place.

The said prizes are from the Provincial Government of Aklan.

Translated by Shelah Casiano

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