Nights of Mardi Gras kicks off to­day

Sun Star Bacolod - - Community Bulletin -

SOME 40 mod­els in fan­tasy cos­tumes will pa­rade at the plaza start­ing tonight Oc­to­ber 16 for this year’s Nights of Mardi Gras. Set on Oc­to­ber 16 and 17, Nights of Mardi Gras is a reg­u­lar Masskara Fes­ti­val event. It is a fan­tasy cos­tume com­pe­ti­tion. There will be 20 par­tic­i­pants per night for two elim­i­na­tion nights on Oc­to­ber 16 and 17. The par­tic­i­pants will pa­rade along San Juan and Gon­zaga streets. Judging ar­eas are cor­ner Gon­za­ga­ga­tus­lao streets, Di­a­mond Ju­bilee Tower, and cor­ner San Juan­gon­zaga streets. Each night, six will be cho­sen for the grand fi­nals on Oc­to­ber 19 at the Ba­colod Gov­ern­ment Cen­ter. All 40 par­tic­i­pants will re­ceive P1,500 each. Win­ners will get P10,000, P8,000, P6, 000, P4,000, and P3,000 for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th run­ners-up. The 6th to 12th run­ners-up will get P1, 500 each. “Nights of Mardi Gras” is set af­ter Tanda! The Masskara Singing con­test./pr

NIGHTSOF Mardi Gras 2017 winner de­signed by Jeomel Jaleco and mod­eled by Mar­jorie Lang­coy

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