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Friday, January 25, 2013
VISITORS are expected during the Dinagyang Festival on January 26 and 27, according to the City Tourism Office.
In its released information, the tourism office said the Dinagyang Festival will be witnessed by foreign ambassadors, officials of several foreign cities in the world, incumbent senators, congressmen, city mayors and top government officials -- all invited by Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog
The city tourism office said the names of initial confirmed visitors will see the world class performances of the Dinagyang Mardi Gras and Ati-Atihan Tribes.
The initial confirmed guests include Brunei Ambassador Malai Hajaf Halima Malai Yussof, Australia Ambassador Bill Twedell, Nigeria Ambassador Akinyemi Farounbi, and South Korea Ambassador Leeh Yuk.
Mabilog said that Ms. Tourism International Rizzini Alexis Gomez, beauty titlists of the Fil-Australian Foundation of Queensland, Australia and some congressmen have confirmed their attendance.
Mabilog added that other invited guests who have not yet confirmed are expected to come in January 27 for the Dinagyang ati-atihan performances.