Celebrate Iloilo’s Biggest Event of the Year at SM City Iloilo! Your favorite shopping, entertainment and lifestyle destination is the venue of exciting happenings this Dinagyang season!
On January 16, teen heartthrob Marlo Mortel will visit his Ilonggo fans 5pm at the Event Center.
The Iloilo Arts Festival will be an attraction on January 20, 4pm at the new wing of the mall. The event will be a showcase of dancesports and folk dances.
To set the mood, Festival Parades will be held around the mall on January 16-17 at 1pm and 3pm and on January 22-24 at 5pm and 7pm.
The best of Iloilo and Western Visayas will be featured in the Iloilo Travel Mart from January 17-24 at the Event Center. The fair will be mounted by the Iloilo Tourism Officers Association(ITOA).
M2M featuring UP Modus and Mike Sorilla fashion show on January 23 at the new wing will be a display of Ilonggo talent and craftsmanship in fashion. The event will be at 6pm.
The Iloilo Visual Arts Collective(IVAC), an association spearheaded by respected and nationally and internationally known artists of Iloilo, will mount a weeklong exhibit at the new wing of the mall. Big names such as Ed Defensor, Rock Drilon, Harry Mark Gonzales, KristofferBrasileño, PG Zoluaga, Alan Cabalfin, Gina Apostol, Oscar Peñasales, Vic Fario, Martin Genodepa, Pierre Patrcio, Larry Calderon, Dodjie Tan, Marzz Capanang Mia Reyes and Alex Ordoyo will display their works with themes about culture and heritage.
Another world-class Ilonggo in the person of Mr. Jhett Tolentino will be at the mall live on January 22, 4pm at the new wing. Mr. Tolentino is the Tony award-winning Filipino who happens to be an Ilongg, and he is town to share his precious time with his fellow Ilonggos.
Anseong City of South Korea will bring the ANSEONG MUNICIPAL NAMSADANG BAUDEUGI PUNGMULDAN: A Korean Cultural Presentation on January 22 & 23, 3PM at the New Wing. A new attraction for this year, the presentation is the Korean city’s answer to Dinagyang Festival’s visit and performance and performance in the said city late last year.
Shoppers can also visit the Tattoo Bar at Lower Ground Floor, near Café Iloilo and have their souvenir photos taken at Upper Ground Floor, near MangInasal and Lower Ground Floor, front of Gongcha and Rose Pharmacy on January 18 – 24 / 10 AM – 9 PM.
While the happenings are going on inside the mall, the great outdoor party will happen outside, at the SM City Iloilo Carpark area starting with the Dinagyang Marathon on January 17, 5am at the main entrance area of the mall.
Luces in the Sky, the 7thDinagyang Fireworks Display will color the skies on January 21 at 7pm. The Dinagyang Food Festival and Street Party will happen on January 21-24, 5pm onwards in the carparkarea as well, and the biggest party this Dinagyang will unfold on January 22 with the Love Dance Party, 5pm to 2am.
SM Youth is bringing the hottest young models Janna Lee, LA Aguinaldo, Richard Juan and Tommy Esguerra with Hideo Muraoka of SM Men’s Fashion on January 23 at 4pm.
The GMA Kapuso Mall Show will follow at 7pm.
On January 24, DJ Kate Chavez will set the mood starting at 4pm at the new wing. Kenzo Gutierrez and Kyle Secades of PBB All In will entertain their fans at 7pm while Manila band Up Dharma Down will take the stage at 11pm at the Carpark area.
And yes! Enjoy your shopping with the Dinagyang Festival Sale on January 18-24. Up to 70% discount on selected items while you enjoy the festival costumes exhibit and attractions around the mall. A Dinagyang Assistance Center is also located at the new wing.
Amidst the most awaited Ati tribes competition in the downtown area, one place is set to give Ilonggos and tourists alike the ultimate shopping, lifestyle and entertainment experience this Dinagyang season.
You only live once, so let’s party at SM City Iloilo!
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