MassKara Queen coronation night set at SMX Convention
The MassKara Queen 2016 Coronation Night will be held on October 15, Saturday, starting 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the SMX Convention Center in SM City Bacolod.
This was announced today [Oct. 7] by Dr. Ma. Marcedes Joson, president of the Association of Colleges and Universities of Negros Occidental (ACUNO), this year’s organizer of the MassKara Queen.
Joson said ACUNO and SMFO has partnered with SMX Convention Center for the pageant venue.
Singer Michael Pangilinan will serenade the candidates, while GMA Starstruck 6 Ultimate Survivor winner Migo Adecer will also perform in the show.
Tickets to the show will be for free, Joson stressed.
Meanwhile, the talent competition will be held Saturday [Oct. 8] starting 4 p.m. at Robinsons Place Bacolod, while the Swimwear competition will be on Sunday [Oct. 9] at Palmas del Mar Conference Resort Hotel starting 3:00 p.m.
The candidates are Qliczyll Claire Castino of Bacolod City College (BCC), Marie Frances Araneta of La Consolacion College-Bacolod (LCC-B), Dessa Jane Dangallo of the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R), Janine Pearl Casilao of the Visayan Maritime Academy (VMA), Maria Angela Clarisse Estioko of Riverside College, Valerie Escamilla of John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation (JBLCF), Erika Joille Patayon of Negros Occidental High School (NOHS), Lyka Legaspi of Carlos Hilado Memorial State College-Alijis campus (CHMSC), Georgia Melissa Dacules of Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod (CSA-B), Ancella Denise Anne Pastias of STI-West Negros University (STI-WNU), and Pink Erica Eirene Genolos (CHMSC-Talisay).
The candidates have earlier been presented to the press and bloggers on Oct. 1, the same day of their Question-and-Answer Pre-Judging.
This is the first time that ACUNO has partnered with the Silver MassKara Festival Organization, the organizer of the 37th MassKara Festival, for the staging of the MassKara Queen.*