Tribu Paghidaet first joined Dinagyang in 1999. The tribe’s name is still adopted because of Lapazenians are devoted to Sr. Sto Nino and with the intercession of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, they believed that it shall be blessed with beautiful performances in the prestigious competition.
True enough, in the 10 years the tribe participated in Dinagyang (except in 2005-2006), it has bagged five runners-up position and five championships awards in her cap.
The tribe feels indebted to the people of Iloilo for the honor of garnering the grand slam championship in Dinagyang 2010 and most importantly winning the grand championship in Aliwan Fiesta in April 2010.
Tribe Manager: Mrs. Teresita A Torrico-Militar, Choreographers: Gerlin Francisco and Errol Jave Villalobos; Artistic Directors: Rheno Mar Soqueno, Celso Guion; Musical Director: Raymund Ferlino; Costume Designers: Joebert Modina, Hector Gellangarin, Gloria Gegorios; Lead Artist: Arthur Jusa
Warriors: 49, Girl Dancers: 23, Star Dancers: 30, Child Dancers: 23, Drummers: 75, Propsmen: 75, Support Staff:70
Dinagyang 2012: Tribu Paghidaet amazed the crowds with its beautiful performance – a combination of traditional Ati rhythm while at the same time improvising a modern spectacle feauturing the city’s development. Tribu Paghidaet bagged the 4th runner-up place in the 2012 edition of Dinagyang. It was also awarded as Best in Discipline and with Best Headdress.