All Set for Masskara Festival Celebration in Bacolod CitySep 25th, 2008 | By b2ng | Category: News and Headlines
It’s all system go now for the Masskara Festival Celebration according to the festival organizers, with the theme “Bacolod City, Around the World”. The local government of Bacolod set to make a history as president of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal Arroyo granted their invitation to be the guest honor for the grand opening slated on October 1, 2008 at the Bacolod City public Plaza.
The Masskara Festival schedule of activities has been released by the organizers for the foreign and local tourists in order for them to have enough idea what activities they want to join or witness. Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia thanks all the civic and local organizers for their support to establish a good and memorable celebration. He is also inviting everyone from all over the Philippines to visit and witness how Bacolodnons celebrates their colorful and joyous festival of masks.
The Masskara Festival was recognized by the Department of Tourism as one of the tourist’s attraction in the Philippines especially in Bacolod City. For the record, the Masskara Festival dancer s who won the previous street dancing competition also represented the country in different countries to showcase the colorful fiesta that can be found in the Philippines.