The Tanduay Rum Festival 2023 was successfully held last week here in Bacolod City, so now, we are gearing up for the grandest event of the year. So bookmark this MassKara Festival 2023 Schedule of Activities and plan your days or weeks in October and mag-kari na sa Bacolod!
MassKara Festival 2023 Schedule of Activities
Whenever October comes, Bacolod City is abuzz with the celebration of the city’s Charter Day (October 19) and the MassKara Festival. This festival may have started as a comeback from a tragedy in the 1980s, but it has now become an annual celebration that the whole country looks forward to.
Without further ado, here is the MassKara Festival 2023 Schedule of Activities and the things you need to watch out for.
The 2nd Mayor Albee Benitez MassKaraLympics
For athletes and sports enthusiasts, there are different sporting events for the 2nd Mayor Albee Benitez MassKaraLympics. Fans of volleyball, badminton, golf, cycling, billiards, and MMA, be prepared as your favorite national players are coming to Bacolod!
New MassKara Festival 2023 Logo Launched
The Bacolod Yuhum Foundation unveiled the new SuperCity Bacolod MassKara Festival 2023 logo during the media launch held at Bob’s Restaurant. It was designed by Bacolod artist Myish Endonila who drew inspiration from the colorful endemic Kingfisher from the Negros Island.
MassKara Festival 2023 Official Music
“Masskara: Sinadya sa Bacolod” is the official song of this year’s MassKara Festival. It was composed by Marvin Querido of Neocolours and performed by artists Kyle Echarri, Janeena Chan, and Anthony Rosaldo.
Listen to the MassKara Festival 2023 Official Music, with the dance performed by last year’s street dance grand champion, the Brgy. Granada dancers.
MassKara Festival 2023 Street Dance and Arena Competition
Here is the final list of competitors for the Street Dance and Arena Competition. There will only be 10, as these 10 barangays were the only ones who made it to the cut-off of liquidation from last year’s festival expenses.
- BRGY. GRANADA
- BRGY. SUM-AG
- BRGY. TANGUB
- BRGY. 34
- BRGY. VISTA ALEGRE
- BRGY. MANSILINGAN
- BRGY. CABUG
- BRGY. 21
- BRGY. 40
- BRGY. HANDUMANAN
MassKara Electrika Diva and Electric Float Parade and Competition
And you should not miss the Electric MassKara on October 21. There will be a MassKara Electric Diva and Electric Float Parade and competition. The following barangays will be represented:
- BRGY. 5
- BRGY. 32
- BRGY. 18
- BRGY. FELISA
- BRGY. 14
- BRGY. BATA
- BRGY. 19
- BRGY. 24
- BRGY. SINGCANG
- BRGY. 12
Bacolod Yuhum Foundation Officers and MassKara Festival Executive Committee
This year’s MassKara Festival chair is Mr. Jojie Dingcong and he will be assisted by Ms. Kayte Matiling, Mr. Kuster Cadagat, and Mr. Jericho Redil as co-directors. Mr. Eli Tajanlangit will serve as the overall consultant.