Viva Sto. Nino!

 

.        It’s been a long time since I last attended the Ati-atihan in Kalibo. With the sun finally showing its’ brilliant rays yesterday (and today), we decided to drive west from our base in Roxas City after breakfast and we got there just in time for the start of the street merry-making.

 

 

 

.        Kalibo’s Ati-atihan is unique in the sense that it’s a participative parade … everyone is encouraged to join the revelry! Unlike Cebu’s Sinulog or Iloilo’s Dinagyang where one is just a spectator enjoying the parade from a distance. Ati-atihan is a community event meant for everyone to enjoy.

 

 

 

.        The whole event is of course in honor of the Child Jesus, the Sto. Nino. And here, in the merry streets of Kalibo, you get all sorts of interpretation of the Child Jesus … dressed up, dolled up, in native attire …

 

 

 

 

 

HALA BIRA! VIVA STO. NINO!!!!!

 

 

 

 

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