masskara festival 2012

MASSKARA FESTIVAL EVENT 2012 SCHEDULE

It’s now the 33rd edition of the world’s popular festival that features a street dance competition where people from all walks of life gathered to the streets to witness the colorful masked performers dancing in the rhythm of Latin Musical beats displaying their powerful costumes, coordination and energy. Major activities lined up are Masskara Queen beauty pageants, carnivals, food tour and festivals, sport and musical events and concerts, agri fairs and ofcourse the smiling faces on the street.

MASSKARA FESTIVAL 2012

Here’s the official schedule of the event:

October 4
Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.
Parade of Masks/Drumbeaters

October 5
MassKara Art Weekend
4:00 pm- RONA Media “Dalan sa Kadalag-an” Amateur Singing Contest
6:00 pm- Living Rosary     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:00 pm- Unveiling: Majika MassKara 9: Ang Bukid Kag Baybay sa Bacolod @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:30 pm- SMB Music Night (Disco)     @ San Juan St., Gonzaga St. & Gatuslao St.
7:30 pm
Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.

October 6
MassKara Art Weekend     (all-day)
4:00 pm Aksyon Radyo Blow by Blow…Show No Mercy2, Professional Boxing Competition     @ Ampitheather, Casino Filipino Hotel
5:00 pm Opening: LCC Giant MassKara Puppets Replica Exhibits     @ Ground Floor, LCC Rizal Main Gate
6:00 pm Living Rosary     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
6:00 pm MassKara Queen Talent Night     @ SM City Events Centre
6:00 pm Opening: 9D – A Visual Arts Exhibit by the MassKara 9     @ Gallery Orange, Art District, Mandalagan
7:30 pm SMB Music Night (Disco)     @ Gonzaga St. – Gatuslao St.
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.

October 7
MassKara Art Weekend     (all-day)
4:00 pm RONA Media “Dalan sa Kadalag-an” Amateur Singing Contest
6:00 pm Installation: Majika MassKara floats in host venues: PanAsiatic Solutions Call Center, Gaisano City Mall
6:00 pm Living Rosary     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:30 pm SMB Band     @ Gonzaga St. & Gatuslao St.
7:30 pm SMB Music Night (Disco)     @ San Juan Street
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition 1st Weekly Semi-Finals     @ Public Plaza: Gonzaga – Gatuslao Sts.

October 8
Screening TM Astig Dance Showdown
6:00 pm Living Rosary     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.
8:30 pm Parade of Masks/Drumbeaters

October 9
Living Rosary     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:00 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.

October 10
Bacolod-Negros Arnis Federation Arinis Competition     @ Bacolod BAYS Center
2:00 pm Phil. Mental Health Assn. “World Health Day” Lecture on “Depression in Children”     @ MassKara Hall, Bacolod Gov’t Center
6:00 pm Living Rosary     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.
8:30 pm Night of Mardi Gras

October 11
Night of Mardi Gras
6:00 pm Living Rosary     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.
8:30 pm Night of Mardi Gras

October 12
Night of Mardi Gras
4:00 pm Living Rosary     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
4:00 pm MassKara Queen Ramp Modeling & Interview     @ SM City Events Centre
7:00 pm Jazz Musician’s Lab Bacolod “Jazzkara 2012”     @ USLS Courtyard
7:30 pm SMB Music Night (Disco)
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.

October 13
San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.
6:00 am RMN Trisikad Race     @ Plaza-Lagoon-Homesite
9:00 am Negros Occ. Garden Club “Plant A Tree” Activity     @ Bacolod Gov’t Center grounds
2:00 pm 1st Martial Arts Regional Competition – Tapondo International
4:00 pm MassKara Queen Fantasy Make-up     @ Robinsons Place fountain area
5:00 pm Little Miss MassKara (pageant night)     @ SM City Events Centre
6:00 pm Living Rosary     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:00 pm Arnis Phil. Mayor’s Cup Eskrima Sa MassKara Int’l. Invitational Championship     @ University of Negros Occidental – Recolletos
7:00 pm Watchmen Daily Journal & MyPhone MassKara 2012 Concert Party     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:30 pm Coke Band featuring Cooler Spring & Undertow     @ San Juan St.
7:30 pm SMB Band     @ Gonzaga St. & Gatuslao St.
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition 2nd Weekly Semi-finals     @ Public Plaza: Gonzaga – Gatuslao Sts.

October 14
Dog Show     @ 888 Chinatown Square mall (all-day)
7:30 am DepEd Cultural Contest     @ BAYS Center
10:00 am Fiesta Mass     @ San Sebastian Cathedral
12:00 pm i-Witness DocuFest wth GMA News and Public Affairs personalities     @ SM City Event Centre
2:00 pm Aksyon Radyo TRIBE WARX Amateur grappling Competition     @ Gaisano City
6:00 pm Feast of the Holy Rosary Procession, Floral Offering, BLD Bands @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:30 pm SMB Band     @ Gonzaga St. & Gatuslao St
7:30 pm SMB Music Night (Disco)     @ San Juan St.
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition 3rd Weekly Semi-Finals     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.

October 15
Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.
1:00 pm LCC ARFIEN MassKara Puppet Parade     @ Capitol Lagoon to Bacolod Public Plaza
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.
8:30 pm Parade of Masks/Drumbeaters

October 16
8:00 am Negros Occidental Agriculture Movement World Food Day Celebration     @ Bacolod BAYS Center
6:00 pm MassKara Preview: A Fashion Show of MassKara Streetdancing Costumes     @ Bacolod Public Plaza

October 17
10:00 am Kami mga Hubin Bowling Club, National Duckpin Bowling Tournament (Trials)     @ Super Bowling Lanes, Goldenfields Comm’l. Complex
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.
8:30 pm Parade of Masks/Drumbeaters

October 18
10:00 am Kami mga Hubin Bowling Club, National Duckpin Bowling Tournament (Trials)     @ Super Bowling Lanes, Goldenfields Comm’l. Complex
5:00 pm Handog Pasasalamat ng Bombo Radyo at Star FM     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:00 pm MassKara Queen Coronation Night     @ University of Saint La Salle coliseum
7:00 pm TM Astig Dance Showdown     @ BAYS Center
7:30 pm Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Nightly Eliminations     @ Streets along the Public Plaza: San Juan St., Gonzaga St., Gatuslao St.

October 19
10:00 am Kami mga Hubin Bowling Club, National Duckpin Bowling Tournament (Trials)     @ Super Bowling Lanes, Goldenfields Comm’l. Complex
6:00 pm Electric MassKara Day 1: Lights Up, Music On     @ Tourism Strip
7:00 pm “Pagkilita-ay, Pakita-ay” parade kicks off from various parts of Bacolod
7:30 pmTandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition 3rd Weekly Semi-Final     @ Public Plaza: Gonzaga – Gatuslao Sts.
9:00 pm COKE Band featuring Rated PG and Chakra Band     @ San Juan Street
9:00 pm Floats converge     @ Tourism Strip, Lacson Street
9:30 pm Pepsi Party Concert     @ Gatuslao St.
9:30 pm Two floats converge on San Juan and Gatuslao Sts. – Plaza
9:30 pm Jollitown Show (On-going until Oct. 21)     @ Lacson St..
9:30 pm Negros Occidental Golf & Country Club, Inc. 3rd Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament (On-going until Oct. 21)     @ Negros Occidental Golf and Country Club
9:30 pm SMB Band featuring Cueshe     @ Gonzaga St.

October 20
7:00 am 2nd Vice Mayor Thaddy Sayson Airsoft Tournament OP: MassKara Seige 4 (Until Oct.21)
8:00 am Li-ning MassKara Badminton Invitational Badminton (until Oct. 21)     @ Pohang Gym
10:00 am Kami mga Hubin Bowling Club, National Duckpin Bowling Tournament (Championship)     @ Super Bowling Lanes, Goldenfields Comm’l. Complex
2:00 pm 2012 National Dog Agility Competition (K9 Obedience Club of Negros)     @ Tay Tung Gym
2:00 pm ABS-CBN Kapamilya Caravan @ Gaisano City     @ Gaisano City
3:00 pm Streetdance – Schools Category from Libertad Araneta to Bacolod Public Plaza     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
4:00 pm Jollitown Cosplay Contest     @ Robinsons Place Bacolod
4:00 pm Kapuso Mall Show     @ SM City Event Centre
4:00 pm MassKara Arena Competitions (Schools)     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
6:00 pm Electric MassKara Day 2: Lights Up, Music On     @ Tourism Strip
8:00 pm Electric MassKara Performing Float Competitions Kick off at SM Rizal
9:00 pm Electric MassKara Floats converge     @ Tourism Strip, Lacson Street
10:30 pm Cosplay on the Glow: The ABS-CBN/ MOR 101.5 Electric Cosplay competition     @ Tourism Strip, Lacson Street
10:30 pm SMB Band     @ Gonzaga Street

October 21
3:00 pm Streetdance – Barangay Category from Libertad Araneta to Bacolod Public Plaza     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
4:00 pm MassKara Arena Competitions (Barangays)     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
6:00 pm Electric MassKara Day 3     @ Tourism Strip
7:00 pm SMB Music Night (Disco)     @ San Juan St. & Gatuslao St.
7:00 pm Winners’ Showdown Electric MassKara float competition

October 22
Closing Ceremonies     @ Bacolod Public Plaza (all-day)
7:00 pm MassKara Festival Closing Ceremonies     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
7:00 pm Part I: Awarding
7:30 pm Part II: Tandâ! Sing Na, Dance Pa! The MassKara Inter-Barangay Talent Competition Grand Finals     @ Bacolod Public Plaza
8:00 pm Part III: DanssKara Grand Finals/Kapuso Night

Experience the best of Bacolod and the worlds famous festival of the colorful smiling masks in the Philippine Islands.

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