Masskara Festival 2015 Schedule

The mere mention of Bacolod City, the capital of Negros Occidental in Western Visayas, Philippines, connotes images of intricately-designed smiling masks used for its major festival called Masskara, held every third week of October.         This colorful festivity was established in 1980 when Bacolod, the City of Smiles, was in crisis due to two reasons: the fall …

Nikon School On-Board Photography Workshop at Masskara Festival 2015

Are you planning to attend Masskara Festival 2015?  If you are, join the Nikon School on-Bord as they journey to Bacold City withaward-winning travel photographer George Tapan.   This is open to all with a joining fee of Php15,000.00 which is inclusive of Cruise fare Manila-Bacolod-Manila with full board meals, environmental fee, 3 days/ 2 nights accommodation with daily breakfast …

Bulan Celebrates Padaraw Festival

Padaraw Festival 2015 in Bulan, Sorsogon beckoned spectators.  (Photo by EG Hilotin) Last May 30th, the streets of Bulan in the province of Sorsogon were filled again with music and revelry as the unassuming municipality celebrated its town fiesta in honor of the town’s patron saint – Our Lady of Immaculate Conception. About the Publisher : Gael is a Filipina …