Sum-ag team wins MassKara drum beating contest
The Barangay Sum-ag Drum Beaters was declared the champion during the grand finals of the MassKara Drum Beating Competition heldThursday night (October 20) at the Bacolod Public Plaza.
The Sum-ag drum beaters received P11,000 in cash prize.
Magsungay drum beaters was first runner-up and received P8,000; Barangay Bata drum beaters was second runner-up and got P6,000.
The rest of the eight participants—Barangays Tangub, Singcang-Airport, Banago, Paglaum-Mansilingan, and 34— received a consolation prize of P3,000 each.
Awarding the winners were Mayor Evelio Leonardia and MassKara Festival director Eli Francis Tajanlangit.
Aside from the mayor, watching the drum beating earlier were Rep. Greg Gasataya, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, Councilor Em Ang.
Special guest actress-model Kim Rodriguez entertained the crowd with a song number.*