Will Tribu Panayanon defend its Dinagyang title?


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Who will emerge victorious in this year’s Dinagyang Festival Ati Competition?

A total of eight contingents are competing in today’s dagyang tribes competition.

They are Tribu Panayanon of Iloilo City National High School; Tribu Salognon of Jaro National High School; Tribu Ilonganon of Jalandoni National High School; Tribu Dagatnon of Ramon Avanceña National High School; Tribu Paghidaet of La Paz National High School; Tribu Hugponganon of Barangay Lanit, Jaro and Tiu Cho Teg Ana Ros Integrated School; Tribu Pan-ay of Fort San Pedro National High School; and Tribu Barriohanon of Bo. Obrero, Lapuz district and Bo. Obrero National High School.

Panayanon was hailed as grand champion in last year’s contest.

The tribes will perform in five judging areas, namely the Iloilo City Dinagyang Grandstand on Muelle Loney Street, in front of the Iloilo provincial capitol, Quezon-Ledesma streets, Maria Clara-Aldeguer streets, and Plaza Libertad.

The champion of this year’s dagyang competition will win a cash prize of P350,000 and a trophy.

The first runner-up will get P300,000; second runner-up, P250,000; third runner-up, P200,000; and fourth runner-up, P150,000.

There will also be three consolation prize winners who will receive P70,000 each. Minor and special awards will also be given to participants.