Dinagyang 2020. September 16, Iloilo – Newly elected officials of newcomer Iloilo Festivals Foundation Inc. (IFFI), headed by Chairman Rito Carlos Peňa, swears oath today at Hotel del Rio. The duly registered non-stock non-profit organization will oversee major festivals in the city.
The event was graced by Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treňas, City Tourism Officer Ms. Junel Ann Divinagracia, and Rev. Fr. Raymundo Edsel T. Alcayaga, OSA of the San Jose Placer Parish.
Newly Elected Iloilo Festivals Foundation Inc. Members Swear Oath
Duly elected IFFI officials include Rito Carlos Peňa as Chairman, Felipe Uygonco as Vice Chairman, Jobert Peňaflorida as President, Ronald Raymund Sebastian as Vice President, Angel de Leon as Corporate Secretary, Roland Uy as Treasurer, Ivy Gurrea as Asst. Treasurer. The Board of Directors Philipp Chua, Honorato Espinosa, Rogelio Florete, Molly Grande, Jose Marie Layson, John Alexander Que, Allan Ryan Tan, and Luis Tinsay.
IFFI Reveals Partnership with City Government for Dinagyang 2020
The foundation is the official partner of the City Government for Dinagyang 2020. Dubbed ‘Perfect Vision’, the upcoming Dinagyang 2020 marks the 52nd year of the festival. The new administration and partner organization, is giving us an assurance that Dinagyang 2020 will sure to ‘level up’. Dinagyang 2020 is themed ‘Celebrating the Ilonggo Spirit in Honor of Seňor Santo Niňo’.
The IFFI, composed of individuals from the private sector, is exhausting every possible measure to improve the upcoming festival. It can be recalled that a number of consultative meetings were organized in the past weeks. This is to give individuals from different sectors of the community a say in the forthcoming event.
The team has conducted a series of consultative meetings. Last July 19, a consultative meeting with the mainstream and digital media, and last August 30 with tribe managers.
Dinagyang 2020: Schedule of Events
The major events are the following:
2020 is truly a promising year for Dinagyang and Iloilo City!