Monday, October 27, 2014

Thousands of people attended the Opening Salvo of Ati-Atihan Festival 2015

Posted October 27, 2014
Written by Jay-ar M. Arante

Thousands of people from different places in Aklan attended the Opening Salvo of Ati-Atihan Festival 2015 last Friday in the town of Kalibo.

Around 3:00 o’clock in the afternoon, the crowd in Kalibo started to gather around and witnessed the parade of various groups and organizations that also joined in "sad-sad" or street dancing.

Other much awaited event of the day was the parade of cars with different designs and the parade of the finalists of Mutya of Ati-Atihan 2015. 

The Local Government of Kalibo and Aklan Provincial Government led ​​the opening program in Kalibo Pastrana Park, followed by a Foam Party and live bands in Magsaysay Park.

Meanwhile, the opening salvo of the Ati-Atihan is also the signal of long celebrations which will be highlighted this coming January 9 to 17, 2015 in commemoration of the feast of Senior Santo NiƱo.

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