Bacolod City in Negros Occidental celebrates October like no other in the Philippines, when the city celebrates its Charter Day. It’s one whole month of gaiety and festivals, street dancing and competition, food and a charged atmosphere of fun.
The month-long activities culminates with the MassKara Festival, a street dancing parade through the main highway of Bacolod by locals and tourists wearing elaborately decorated masks and costumes. This video montage captures the festival’s fun-factor:
Now one of the most sought after festivals in the Philippines for its 10-scale decibel of fun, the MassKara was born out of adversity and crisis. …read more