Tribu Manubiaw will showcase the spectacle of Talakudong Festival in one of Iloilo’s most celebrated tourist attractions—the Dinagyang Festival.
The tribu’s performance was scheduled for the Iloilo Dinagyang Ati Tribe Competition on 25 January 2015, 8:00 AM along the Dinagyang Street Parade Route. (See the Dinagyang Festival 2015 schedule here)
Tribu Manubiaw of the Tacurong Pilot Elementary School is the champion of the Talakudong Festival 2014 Street Dance and Field Demonstration Showdown.
“In Tacurong and in our neighboring towns, our Talakudong dancers are known for their breath-taking performances. Excited na kami nga makita ini sa mas madamo pa nga tao sa Dinagyang,” said Mayor Lina O. Montilla.
Tribu Manubiaw’s travel is sponsored by the LGU-Tacurong City and other supporters. LGU-Iloilo City also provided financial support to the delegation.
Tacurong-Iloilo: Sister Cities
Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog invited Tacurong City to be a guest performer in the Dinagyang. The invitation came shortly after he witnessed the Talakudong Showdown on September 18, 2014. Mayor Mabilog was one of the Tacurong City’s esteemed guests during its 14th Charter Anniversary.
Iloilo City Mayor Mabilog and Tacurong City Mayor Montilla signed a sisterhood agreement on September 17, 2014 at the Legislative Building, Tacurong City . Being sister cities, Iloilo and Tacurong vowed to support each other especially on its ventures on development capability, urban planning, economic enterprise, investment and tourism, among others.
“We affirm our support to Tacurong as a big brother. We will definitely share our resources and best practices to this rising city,” said Mayor Mabilog after the signing in Tacurong City.
(LGU-Tacurong City Information)