“Hala bira!” is a phrase you would hear in the Ati-atihan festival and it’s also known across the Philippines.

 

It is an Aklanon term that translates to “dispense of all things, in order to share what you have”

 

In our 5th Fiesta In A Box episode, Hannah and Andre take on a dish that is one of Ati-atihan’s highlights, the chicken binakol.

 

Watch them battle it out here: https://youtu.be/GiWeRVqlreg

Erwan Heussaff
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