Posted January 5, 2015
Written by Jay-ar M. Arante
The Municipal Tourism Office (Mtour) Malay releases the list of various activities for the three days celebration of 2015 Boracay Sto. Niño Ati-Atihan.
The event will start this Friday with a Barangay, Parishioners and Tourism Front Liners Night.
It will be followed by a Kabataan’s Night on Saturday including the ‘Sad-Sad’, the local term for street dancing or merry making, opening salvo and Hip Hop Dance competition.
While this coming Sunday January 11, 2015 the Boracay Sto. Niño Ati-Atihan will be concluded by a fluvial parade, mass and ‘Sad-sad’ to be followed by the awarding night.
Several tribes from the island of Boracay will be joining the ‘Sad-sad’ to be held along beach area from station 1 to station 3.
Meanwhile, the island of Boracay is only one of the towns in the province of Aklan to celebrate the Ati-atihan.
The town of Kalibo which is the original and the first to celebrate the Ati-atihan will be celebrating the festival which is also known as the "mother of all festivals in the country", on the 3rd Sunday of January.