Every fourth Sunday of January, the City of Iloilo celebrates the Dinagyang Festival in honor of the Sto. Niño. While Kalibo Celebrates the Ati-atihan and Cebu’s Sinulog every 3rd week, Iloilo’s version of the celebration is held on the fourth week.
Every year, thousands of tourists flock to Iloilo to witness Dinagyang which has also been declared as the Best Tourism event in the Philippines by the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP).
The Dinagyang is a religious and cultural festival in Iloilo City, Philippines…It is held both to honor the Santo Niño and to celebrate the arrival on Panay of Malay settlers and the subsequent selling of the island to them by the Atis. ~ Wikipedia