Electric MassKara starts tonight October 25
The 2019 Electric MassKara opens tonight Friday October 25.
The three-day event will convert the Tourism Strip into a food and music festival that could be the Philippines’ biggest street party, Festival Director Eli Tajanlangit said.
It will span two kilometers covering 20 blocks in the heart of Bacolod City, he added.
The event is backed by the country’s top corporations.
The Smart Communications’ Neon stage, in front of the Development Bank of the Philippines (South Capitol Road), will have some of Manila’s hottest band, as well as, local indie acts to showcase their talents in this retro arcade-themed stage, EM Director Ryan Saez said.
The San Miguel Corporation Krypton stage, is at North Capitol Road. It will feature a more relaxed, dining and listening feel highlighting Manila bands, and the country’s top DJ’s playing throwback to the most current hits in their mixes. SMC will also feature their famous Bacology Food Fest which shall comprise of food concessionaires from the classic Bacolod restaurants to the most promising start-ups in the Bacolod gastronomy industry.
The Coca-Cola Oxygen stage will feature the Coke Studio, at 11th streetIt will also feature another breathtaking line-up of Manila and Bacolod artists and bands combined, with a play of smoke-filled audiovisual show on stage and a 2-block strip of food merchants in the heart of Lacson Tourism Strip.
Jack TVx We The Pvblic collab will take the Titatium stage. It will be nights of diverse entertainment from Manila bands, to DJs, to celebrity hosts and an interactive activation which will have games and prizes and will be televised via Solar TV. Their highlight special effect will feature a storm of silver metallic confetti blasts representing their Titanium element, Saez added.
Globe Telecom will be taking over the stage at the north end of the strip and will be mounting a Globe City which will feature a pop-up park, digital artists, local buskers, and a Bacolod-infused digital interactive zone. The place will feature an art and music festival highlighting the country’s top bands, DJs, and the local music scene. They will also have the annually-awaited countdown to color blast which will be their special highlight. This will be the Carbon stage, Saez said.
The Electric MassKara will also feature midnight fireworks display through the strip to be launched by the Mayor Evelio Leonardia, the traditional Electric MassKara Performing Floats Competition will be sent off 5 p.m. at Ayala Malls Capitol Central which will feature their own Electric MassKara Light Show.
Now on its 13th edition, Electric MassKara is one of the highlights of the Ruby MassKara Festival.*