« previous next »
A Sea of Smiling Faces  

A Sea of Smiling Faces

The festival was conceived to dispel the gloom in the once thriving sugarland when world sugar prices dropped (making the wealthy "less wealthy"), resulting unemployment (farm hands lost jobs), and sinking of MV Don Juan which ferried many residents.
Bacolod City: The Colors, Sounds and Rhythm of MassKara Festival

October 25th 2013
MassKara Festival 2013 Held every 3rd week of October, Bacolod City stands true to its slogan "City of Smiles". As many schools and barangays (local political units) within the city dance and sway to the beat with streetdancers wearing smiling masks and make an already festive occasion more carnival-ish. I brought my family here on this October weekend, with hopes that adult and teen tastes will ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Negros » Bacolod

Philippine Flag The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
4th November 2013

Brought out the best pix, happy colours to my eyes.

Tot: 0.766s; Tpl: 0.004s; cc: 38; qc: 167; dbt: 0.2102s; 1; m:domysql w:travelblog (; sld: 1; ; mem: 1.6mb