In­mates join­ing the fun, too

Sun Star Bacolod - - Front Page -

THE in­mates from the Bureau of Jail Man­age­ment and Penol­ogy (BJMP) in Barangays Ta­c­ul­ing and Han­du­manan, Ba­colod City will also join the 39th Masskara Fes­ti­val cel­e­bra­tion.

Rudy Reveche, street­dance co­or­di­na­tor, said the in­mates will per­form in­side the BJMP com­pound.

He said they are still fi­nal­iz­ing the per­for­mance date. He added in the pre­vi­ous years, the in­mates also joined in the Masskara Fes­ti­val cel­e­bra­tion.

In the barangay cat­e­gory, a to­tal of 14 barangays will per­form and there are 11 en­tries in the school cat­e­gory.

The par­tic­i­pat­ing schools are Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing Cen­ter School II, Sum-ag Ele­men­tary School, Abkasa Ele­men­tary School, Mon­te­vista Ele­men­tary School, Pa­tri­cia Homes Ele­men­tary School, A.L. Jayme Ele­men­tary School, and Crispino V. Ramos Ele­men­tary School for the ele­men­tary level.

Barangay Sing­cang-air­port Na­tional High School, Man­dala­gan Na­tional High School, Ba­colod City Na­tional High School, Man­silin­gan Agro Na­tional High School for the sec­ondary level.

The win­ning schools will re­ceive P70,000; P50,000; P30,000; P20,000 and tro­phy for the cham­pion, first, sec­ond, third places, re­spec­tively.

Reveche said last year’s cham­pion in the barangay cat­e­gory, Barangay 18, will also join the com­pe­ti­tion as well as the three other win­ner barangays, the Barangays Man­dala­gan, Tan­gub and Ali­jis.

The win­ning barangays will re­ceive P100,000, P75,000 and P30,000 and tro­phy for first, sec­ond and third run­ners-up, re­spec­tively.

Mean­while, Masskara Fes­ti­val Queen or­ga­niz­ers Rene Jun Ogapong and Dan­jan Plazo said they will have a press pre­sen­ta­tion on Oc­to­ber 13 at the Robin­sons Place at 5 p.m.

Ten can­di­dates will vie for the 2018 Masskara Fes­ti­val Queen.

The can­di­dates are Claire Therese Por­ras, Heryn Wil­cel Gati­lao, Shane Pia, Ju­lia Ben­nett Div­ina­gra­cia, Ede­lyn Ron­cales, Jac­que­line Al­mo­gen, An­gel­ica Amayna, Claudette del Castillo, Chris­selle Rose Lam­bat­ing, and Ella Mer­cado.

Most of the can­di­dates are col­lege and se­nior high stu­dents.

The Sil­ver Masskara Fes­ti­val Or­ga­ni­za­tion Inc. will also tap judges from Manila.

More­over, about 131 kiosks at the Ba­colod pub­lic plaza al­ready started to op­er­ate for the Masskara Fes­ti­val.

Mar­ket­ing Ma. Car­men Vasquez said the Masskara or­ga­niz­ers will im­ple­ment some mea­sures within the fes­ti­val site such as dis­al­low­ing the ven­dors to play their own mu­sic or op­er­at­ing a videoke in­side the kiosks, among oth­ers.

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