MassKara Festival 2013 Schedule

Posted by on April 1, 2013

Every month of October all roads lead to Bacolod City as it celebrates the annual MassKara Festival 2013!   Every year, thousands of tourists troop to Bacolod to experience the Festival known for its sweet smiles.

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the festival is always held every weekend nearest October 19th, the original Charter Day of Bacolod City.

it is during this time when you get to see the locals dressed in their most elaborate costumes compel with intricately designed Smiling mask.

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It is because of this festival that the City of BaColod earned its moniker as the city of smiles.

Every year thousands of tourists Come to Bacolod City to join in this 3-week revelry. The festival begins on the First day October and would climax on the Weekend nearest October 19th.

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This year Bacolod is celebrating her 75th Charter Anniversary So it is also expected that this year’s celebration would be extra Special.

More than just the streetdancing, MassKara Festival, now on its 33rd year,  has already expanded and included a lot of activities like beauty pageants, food fairs, concerts, sports events, street parties and a whole lot more.

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This year, the lead organizer of the festival os the Kasadya Bacolod Foundation Inc. this year’s theme is  “Rediscover and Celebrate Bacolod”.

This year’s highlight, which is the two-day streetdancing competition falls on October 18 and 20. Among the activities lined up for this year are the following:

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MassKara 2013 Logo

August 30, 2013 at 6:37pm
Government Officials and Employees’ Day Bacolod City

Tue, Oct 01
Fun MassKa-Run, Walk, Bike, PWD From: Old airport (Run), BCGC (Walk), Granada (Bike), North District (Bike), Lagoon (PWD) to Plaza @ Bacolod City, Philippines

Tue, Oct 01
5:00 AM – 7:00 AM Zumba Bacolod Public Plaza @ Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Declaration of the MassKara Festival Open Bacolod Public Plaza
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Launching and Opening of Garden Show Capitol Lagoon
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Launching and Opening of MassKara Trade and Livelihood Expo Bacolod Public Plaza
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Opening of Food & Drinks Garden BCGC / Bredco / Baywalk / SM
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Opening of Grand Carnival Old Airport /
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Opening of MassKara Art Exhibits / Majica Art District
4:00 PM – 6:00 PMOpening of Photo & Video Contests Art District
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Reunion of all former government officials Bacolod Government Center
6: 00 PM – 7:00 PM Kapuso Electric DanssKara Elimination Bacolod Public Plaza
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Fire & Earthquake Drill

Wed, Oct 02 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Disaster Preparedness Training Seminar
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Videoke and Singing Contests Bacolod Public Plaza
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Barangay Officials’ Day Bacolod City, Philippines

Thu, Oct 03

7:00 PM – 7:30 PM Inter-Barangay Masskara Dance Sports Contest Ballroom, Bacolod Pavilion

Fri, Oct 04 Children, Youth and Students’ Day Bacolod City, Philippines

Bantay Bata Day Bacolod Public Plaza @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Fri, Oct 04
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Jollibee Batang BLT and Kids Club Day La Salle Coliseum @ Bacolod City, Philippines
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Little Miss MassKara Pageant
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Batang Bida sang Bacolod Grand Finals BAYS Center @ Bacolod City, Philippines
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

MassKara Night Banago @ Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

World Teachers’ Day
Sat, Oct 05

Grand Halad Kapamilya with Salamat Dok Whip SM North Transport Hub, SM City Bacolod @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Sat, Oct 05
6:00 AM – 6:30 AM

Teacher’s Clinic BAYS Center @ Bacolod City, Philippines
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

MassKara Night Handumanan @ Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Judges and Lawyers Day Bacolod City, Philippines
Sun, Oct 06

One Run, One Philippines Bacolod City, Philippines
Sun, Oct 06
4:30 AM – 5:30 AM

Boxing BAYS Center @ Bacolod City, Philippines
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

One Run, One Philippines with ASAP Whip SM North Transport Hub, SM City Bacolod @ Bacolod City, Philippines
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

MassKara Night Barangay Bata @ Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Senior Citizens’ Day
Mon, Oct 07

Libre nga Sine para kay Lolo kag Lola Robinsons Place Bacolod @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Mon, Oct 07
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Senior Citizen’s Culminating Activity Bacolod Public Plaza @ Bacolod City, Philippines
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Drivers’ Day Bacolod City, Philippines
Tue, Oct 08

Road safety and traffic discipline symposium BAYS Center @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Tue, Oct 08
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Open Renewal of Driver’s License Robinson’s Place Bacolod @ Bacolod City, Philippines
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Drivers’ Night: Tinikal Contest, Singing Contest Bacolod Public Plaza @ Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

MassKara Night Boat Parade and Fireworks Pta. Taytay/Banago to Bredco @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Wed, Oct 09
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Fisherfolk and Construction Workers’ Day
9:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Youth Leaders’ Summit Benjamin Hall @ Bacolod City, Philippines
9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Arts and Media Day Bacolod City, Philippines
Thu, Oct 10

MassKara Mayor’s Golf Cup Bacolod City, Philippines
Thu, Oct 10
7:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Media Forum Bacolod City, Philippines
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Jollibee Media Day Jollibee 5th Street Lacson @ Bacolod City, Philippines
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Opening of 1st MassKara Fashion Week Bacolod City, Philippines
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

MassKara Night Brgy. Pahanocoy @ Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

BPO and IT Workers’ Day Bacolod City, Philippines
Fri, Oct 11

Job Fair SM, Robinsons, Gaisano @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Fri, Oct 11
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Philippine AZKALS Game Panaad Stadium @ Panaad Park and Stadium, Bacolod City 6100, Philippines
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

MassKara Fashion Week: Launching of young designers Robinsons Place Bacolod @ Bacolod City, Philippines
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Great MassKara Sale (1 Week) Major Malls @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Sat, Oct 12
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Sat, Oct 19

Civil Society Day and Day of Volunteerism Bacolod City, Philippines
Sat, Oct 12

MassKara Mayor’s Golf Cup
Sat, Oct 12
7:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Open Volunteer Work: Bantay Bata Bacolod City, Philippines
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Open Volunteer Work: Barangay cleanup and tree planting ll barangays @ Bacolod City, Philippines
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Open Volunteer Work: Coastal Cleanup Coastline of Bacolod @ Bacolod City, Philippines
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Open Volunteer Work: Watershed tree planting Alangilan @ Granada Alangilan Road, Bacolod City, Philippines
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Open Volunteer Work: GK Build Sum-ag, Banago @ Bacolod City, Philippines
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

MassKara Fashion Week: Harajuku Fashion 888 Chinatown Square Mall @ Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

MassKara Night Bacolod Old Airport @ Old Philippine Airlines Bacolod Airport Terminal, Araneta Avenue, Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Open Volunteer Work: Mangrove Planting Punta Taytay, Pahanocoy @ Pahanocoy, Bacolod City, Philippines
9:00 PM – 9:15 PM

MassKara Queen USLS Coliseum @ University of St La Salle Coliseum, La Salle Avenue, University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City 6100, Philippines
9:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Persons with Disability with Inter-Religious Harmony Day
Sun, Oct 13

Inter-Religious Group fellowship Bacolod Public Plaza @ Bacolod Public Plaza, Bacolod City, Philippines
Sun, Oct 13
7:00 AM – 7:30 AM

MassKara Bazaar Robinson Place Bacolod @ Bacolod City, Philippines
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Former MQs outreach
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

MassKara Fashion Week: The Faces of Fashion Robinsons Place Bacolod @ Bacolod City, Philippines
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Philippine AZKALS Game Panaad Stadium @ Panaad Park and Stadium, Bacolod City 6100, Philippines
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Reunion of all MQs and MassKarade Ball for a Cause Bacolod Government Center @ Bacolod City Government Center, Bacolod City, Philippines
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Kapuso MassKara Night Culmination & MassKara Preview with Kapuso Artists Bacolod Public Plaza @ Bacolod Public Plaza, Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Bankers, Businessman, and Traders’ Day
Mon, Oct 14

Bacolod Business Summit Business Inn @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Mon, Oct 14
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

MassKara Fashion Week: Wonders of Hairstyling and fashion show
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Farmers Market and Vendors’ Day
Tue, Oct 15

Fresh Produce/Organic Sale Panaad Stadium @ Panaad Park and Stadium, Bacolod City 6100, Philippines
Tue, Oct 15

Inter-market cultural competitions: Sayawit & Mutya ng Merkado Panaad Stadium @ Panaad Park and Stadium, Bacolod City 6100, Philippines
Tue, Oct 15

MassKara Fashion Week: Fashion bloggers, SPOTTED!
Tue, Oct 15

Philippine AZKALS Game Panaad Stadium @ Panaad Park and Stadium, Bacolod City 6100, Philippines
Tue, Oct 15
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Doctors, Nurses and Health Workers’ Day
Wed, Oct 16

Bloodletting Drive BAYS Center @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Wed, Oct 16
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Medical, Dental and Surgical Mission BAYS Center @ Bacolod City, Philippines
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

MassKara Fashionweek: Grand Fashion Show (culmination) Bacolod Government Center @ Bacolod City Government Center, Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

International Peoples’ Day Bacolod City, Philippines
Thu, Oct 17

International Food Festival
Thu, Oct 17
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Kapuso Fiesta with Kapuso Artists and Local Bands North Capitol Road @ Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

All Christian Praise and Worship South Capitol Road @ Bacolod City, Philippines
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Sangguniang Panglungsod Day Bacolod City, Philippines
Fri, Oct 18

MassKara Street Dancing School Category Araneta Street @ Araneta Avenue, Bacolod City, Philippines
Fri, Oct 18
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Kapuso Mall Show wit Kapuso Artists SM North Transport Hub @ SM City Bacolod, SM City Bacolod Northwing, Bacolod City, Philippines
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Handog Pasasalamat ng Bombo Radyo at Star FM Bacolod Public Plaza @ Bacolod Public Plaza, Bacolod City, Philippines
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

MassKara Flash Mob and Unity Dance Bacolod Government Center @ Bacolod City Government Center, Bacolod City, Philippines
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM

MassKarave Art District @ Art District, Santa Clara Avenue, Bacolod City, Philippines
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Kapuso Electric DanssKara Finals with Kapuso Artists Bacolod Government Center @ Bacolod City Government Center, Bacolod City, Philippines
8:30 PM – 9:00 PM

MassKara Lights Show Bacolod Government Center @ Bacolod City Government Center, Bacolod City, Philippines
Fri, Oct 18
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Sat, Oct 19
11:30 PM – 12:00 AM

5-minute Countdown to Bacolod’s 75th Bacolod Government Center @ Bacolod City Government Center, Bacolod City, Philippines
Fri, Oct 18
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Sat, Oct 19
11:55 PM – 12:25 AM

MassKaraland Party Begins Bacolod Government Center and Tourism Strip @ Bacolod City Government Center, Bacolod City, Philippines
Fri, Oct 18
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Sat, Oct 19
11:59 PM – 12:29 AM

Adlaw sang Bacolod: 75th Charter Anniversary Bacolod City, Philippines
Sat, Oct 19

Pamukaw sa Barangay
Sat, Oct 19
5:00 AM – 5:30 AM

Misa ng Bayan Bacolod Cathedral @ San Sebastian Cathedral, Rizal Street, Bacolod City 6100, Philippines
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Biggest Boodle Breakfast Bacolod Public Plaza @ Bacolod Public Plaza, Bacolod City, Philippines
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Charter Day Parade Bacolod Government Center – SM @ Bacolod City Government Center, Bacolod City, Philippines
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Kapuso Mall Show with Kapuso Artists Gaisano City Bacolod @ Bacolod City, Philippines
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Charter Anniversary Program Coliseum @ Bacolod City, Philippines
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

National Dance Sports Competition Bacolod Pavilion @ Bacolod City, Philippines
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Kapuso Night with Kapuso Artists Tourism Strip @ Lacson Street, Bacolod City 6100, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

MassKaraland Party Continues North Capitol Road @ Bacolod City, Philippines
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

2013 MassKara Badminton Invitational Pohang Badminton Center @ Bacolod City, Philippines
Sun, Oct 20

Kasadya Bacolod Day Bacolod City, Philippines
Sun, Oct 20

ASAP 18 (under negotation) Bacolod Public Plaza @ Bacolod Public Plaza, Bacolod City, Philippines
Sun, Oct 20
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

MassKara Street Dancing Barangay Category Paglaum Sports Complex @ Paglaum Sports Complex, Lacson Street, Bacolod City, Philippines
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Check out this year’s official music

Are you planning to shoot this year’s Masskara Festival? Or you need Photographer’s ID to shoot in the streets, check the poster below:

Masskara 2013

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Kindly bookmark this article as we will update this once detailed schedule is already released’

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  1. Daphne says:

    Whats the activities for tourism strip???

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