New site for MassKara beverage, food kiosks soon to open

first_imgApplicants must submit their residencecertificate along with duly accomplished forms and valid identification cards.All payments must be made through the bank. The MassKara is an annual festivalwith highlights held every fourth Sunday of October. Festival sites include theBacolod Public Plaza, the Lacson Tourism Strip and the Bacolod GovernmentCenter. “The additional kiosks are located atthe back of the City Accessor’s Office and near the Annex Building. It will bedesigned as a food and drinks plaza with a central area for eating,” he said. “We will be opening this new festivalsite on Oct. 8,” Salanga noted. The word “MassKara” is a portmanteau,coined by the late artist Ely Santiago from mass(a multitude of people), and the Spanish word cara (face), thus forming MassKara(a multitude of faces). Each kiosk will go for P15,000. center_img According to Salanga, the 19 kiosks inthe Football Area of the BGC were already removed, so they have to establishanother festival site to accommodate those who will be willing to do businessduring the festival. BACOLOD City – The Silver MassKaraFestival Organization (SMFO) will put up another festival site in this city. Councilor Israel Salanga, chairpersonof the city council’s Committee on Tourism, said 24 additional food andbeverage kiosks will be established beside the Annex Building of the BacolodGovernment Center (BGC) The word is also a pun on maskara, Filipino for “mask” (itselffrom Spanish máscara), since it is aprominent feature of the festival and are always adorned with smiling faces,giving rise to Bacolod being called the “City of Smiles.”/PNlast_img

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