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    Posted April 12, 2012 by
    Sunsetlady
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    Manila, Philippines
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    A Garlic Float

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Sunsetlady, of Bulacan, Philippines, shot these pictures at the Aliwan Fiesta site in Manila earlier today. 'This float is from Ilocos Region. In preparation for the grand parade of floats on Saturday, they are constructing their float to represent their region,' she says. 'They used garlic to show one of the products of their region...The float is for the float competition on the grand parade that will happen on Saturday, April 14.'
    - ssesha, CNN iReport producer

    Filipinos show innovative and creative skills during the Aliwan Fiesta celebration.

    The Aliwan Fiesta, considered as the mother of all festival in the Philippines, is a celebration and competition of gigantic floats, street dancers and beauty pageant that showcases different Philippine culture and heritage.

    The celebration kicks off today, and the grand parade is scheduled on Saturday, April 14.

    Each region represents one float at the grand parade that highlights the identity of the region, including crafts and products.

    This float is from Ilocos region, and the materials used are mainly garlic and other recycled materials.

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