Kalibo Ati-Atihan Festival 2012

Kalibo Sto. Niño Ati-Atihan Festival 2012 is scheduled on January 9-15, 2012.

The Ati Atihan Festival holds street dancing competitions from different groups called “tribu” (or tribe), and these performances are the main attraction of the entire celebration. Dancers in their flamboyant costumes, with headdresses made from indigenous materials, paint their bodies in black and dance along the streets of Kalibo. Almost all Philippine festivals of dancing, drum music and elaborate tribal costumes trace their origin back to the Ati Atihan Festival.

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