In a momentous announcement from the highest echelons of government, it has been officially proclaimed today that the city of Iligan shall observe a “Special Non-Working Holiday” on September 29, 2023. This extraordinary decision aims to grant Iliganons a unique opportunity to participate wholeheartedly in the much-anticipated Diyandi Festival, set to captivate the city with its festivities.

The Proclamation Order, which bestows this special holiday upon Iligan City, was formally issued by the Office of the President of the Philippines during the vibrant celebrations of the Diyandi Festival in Iligan. This momentous declaration comes as a gesture of recognition for the city’s rich cultural heritage and the deep-rooted traditions that unite its residents.

Diyandi Festival is a beloved annual event in Iligan, renowned for its grandeur and fervor. It showcases the city’s diverse culture, artistic talents, and historical significance. Through various parades, exhibitions, and performances, the festival pays homage to the local heritage while welcoming visitors from across the country and beyond.

As the news of the “Special Non-Working Holiday” spreads throughout Iligan City and its surrounding regions, residents and tourists alike are expected to flock to the heart of the celebration, ready to partake in the festivities with immense enthusiasm.

This declaration of a special holiday not only provides Iliganons with an opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the Diyandi Festival but also underscores the significance of preserving and promoting the city’s cultural identity. It is a testament to the enduring spirit and unity of the people of Iligan, who continue to celebrate their traditions with unbridled pride and joy.

As the city of Iligan gears up for the grand celebration on September 29, 2023, the resounding cry of “Viva Sr. San Miguel!” can already be heard echoing through its streets, heralding the arrival of yet another memorable Diyandi Festival.

For now, Iliganons and their guests eagerly await the festivities, ready to come together and create cherished memories during this special holiday dedicated to the spirit of unity and cultural heritage.

Happy Fiesta Iligan! Viva Sr. San Miguel!

Presidential Proclamation No. 346