DPWH joins Kalibo Ati-Atihan Festival 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Employees of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Aklan District Engineering Office, headed by District Engineer Noel L. Fuentebella (right) and Assistant District Engineering Leo P. Bionat (2nd from right), join the Kalibo Ati-atihan festival to honor Señor Sto. Niño (infant Jesus).

Personnel from regional office, other district offices, and even from central office also participated in the religious sadsad or merrymaking/dancing in the streets.

The Kalibo Ati-atihan, dubbed as the Mother of All Philippines Festivals, is held annually in town of Kalibo, Aklan. The week-long festivity culminates on the feast day of Sto. Niño on the 3rd sunday of January.

Every year, local and international tourists and devotees flock to the town to celebrate and to participate in the religious activity.