In celebration of the vibrant Diyandi Festival, Iligan City hosted the highly-anticipated Mr. Iligan and Lanao del Norte 2023 competition at Robinsons Place Iligan on September 20, 2023. The event brought together 17 participants who showcased their unique talents and abilities, captivating the audience with their charisma and charm.
The primary objective of the competition was to recognize and honor the significance of men in both Iligan City and the province of Lanao del Norte. This annual event has become an integral part of the Diyandi Festival, further enriching the cultural festivities that the region is known for.
The competition featured a group of talented and confident individuals who vied for the prestigious title of Mr. Iligan and Lanao del Norte 2023. The contestants were evaluated based on various criteria, including their stage presence, talent, and their ability to connect with the audience.
Ronald Costanilla was crowned as Mr. Iligan and Lanao del Norte 2023, earning the title of the ultimate winner of the competition.
Jo Andre Arcilla claimed the title of 1st Runner Up, showcasing exceptional skills and charisma.
Benjamin Migrinio III secured the position of 2nd Runner Up, impressing the judges and the audience with his talent.
Marc Gio Mangcao stood out as the 3rd Runner Up, leaving a lasting impression on everyone present.
Van Carillo took the title of 4th Runner Up, demonstrating remarkable talent and stage presence.
The competition brought together residents and visitors, creating an atmosphere of excitement and celebration. It was a testament to the rich cultural heritage and talents of the men from Iligan City and Lanao del Norte.
The organizers expressed their gratitude to all the participants and attendees who made the event a resounding success. The competition not only showcased talent but also promoted unity and appreciation for the vibrant culture of the region.
Congratulations to all the winners and participants of Mr. Iligan and Lanao del Norte 2023, as they continue to contribute to the cultural mosaic of this beautiful part of the Philippines. The Diyandi Festival and its associated events continue to be a source of pride and joy for the people of Iligan City and Lanao del Norte.
Photos by: City Government of Iligan