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Dinagyang is Iloilo City’s version of the Ati-Atihan Festival. While the festival in Kalibo, Aklan gets the most attention, the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City is equally deserving of its place on the Philippine calendar. The festival dates back to 1967 when a replica of the Señor Santo Niño was brought to Iloilo City from Cebu, and it has been called the Dinagyang Festival since 1977—Dinagyang being a term used to refer to “revelry” in the Ilonggo dialect. Today the festival includes tribal dance competitions, street parties, and firework displays.