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Ilonggos will greet the New Year with a 30-minute spectacular fireworks show and hundreds of paper lanterns that will light up the city’s skyline and reflect at the Iloilo River midnight Dec. 31.

The 2nd Iloilo City New Year’s Countdown promises an amazing Pyro-Musical Aerial Fireworks Display ala Disneyland and release of glittering 400 paper lanterns after a program at Muelle Loney near Post Office in Aduana, City Proper.

Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog said the explosive and exciting event will give a chance to Ilonggo families and visitors to experience a wonderful, happier and brighter experience in welcoming a vibrant new year.

Partygoers will also be treated to a two-night food festival alongMuelle Loney Street starting 6pm onwards Dec. 30-31.

At least 300 policemen, fire personnel, Iloilo City Emergency Responders (ICER) team, and volunteers will be deployed in the area to implement security and safety measures and maintain peace and order amid the festive celebration.