Duterte opens MassKara fest today

BACOLOD City – Today, President Rodrigo Duterte will officially open the 37th MassKara Festival at the Bacolod Public Plaza at 4 p.m. Several national officials were also invited to the opening rites, said Mayor Evelio

‘MassKara City’ no official fest event

BACOLOD City – Its name may be apt, but the “MassKara City” is not an official festival event, the Silver MassKara Festival Organization (SMFO) clarified. SMFO director Eli Tajanlangit also stressed the 37th MassKara Festival from Oct. 1 to 23 has only three “festival sites,” or official

MassKara dancers wow guests in Korean Fair

BACOLOD City – With their engaging performance, the MassKara Festival dancers of this city wowed delegates and guests at the 8th Asean Culture and Tourism Fair (ACTF) in Gwangju, South Korea. Other participating countries were all praises of the Bacolodnon dancers, according to Councilor Em Ang,

Artists paint on MassKara fest trophies

THEY’RE BACK. MassKara trophies created and painted by local artists are returning for this year’s festival. And it’s not just one or nine but 16 artists did the trophies this year. Dubbed “MassKara 16,” the artists painted on wooden materials created by Charlie Co, the first artist to do

JBLCF bet crowned MassKara Queen

BACOLOD City – Valerie Escamilla was crowned the 2016 MassKara Queen. The candidate from John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation (JBLCF) bested nine other aspirants during the pageant and coronation at the SMX Convention Center in SM City Bacolod on

Sum-ag, ETCS-III win MassKara street dance

BACOLOD City – Sum-ag National High School (SNHS) and Education and Training Center School (ETCS) III won the 37th MassKara Festival Street and Arena Dance Competition School Category secondary and elementary levels, respectively. The Street and Arena Dance Competition is the highlight of the
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