2015 Ati Atihan Festival
Ibajay Aklan, Philippines
The Ati-Atihan Festival is a feast held annually in January in honor of the Santo Nino (Infant Jesus), concluding on the third Sunday, in the island and town of Kalibo, Aklan in the Philippines. The name "Ati-Atihan" means "to be like Aetas" or "make believe Ati's." Aetas were the primary settlers in the islands according to history books. They too are the earliest settlers of Panay Island where the province of Aklan is situated.