Masskara Festival 2012 Mardigras

Oct 09, 2012 No Comments

BACOLOD. The 33rd Masskara Festival expands anew as the Nights of Mardi Gras kicked off Oct. 9 at the Bacolod Public Plaza. (Photo by Daryl Jimenea)

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Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Oct 06, 2012 No Comments

TODAY, October 7, is the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, patroness of Santo Rosario church. It is a church where Holy Mass is said at least 12 times a day. And for today’s fiesta celebration at 4:30 p.m., the main presider will be Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo J. Cardinal Vidal (Archdiocese of Cebu). Expected […]

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9th Majica MassKara unveiled

Oct 06, 2012 No Comments

ILOILO CITY – The ninth installation of the Majica MassKara, dubbed, “Ang Bukid kag Baybay sa Bacolod (The Mountain and the Sea in Bacolod)” was unveiled at the Bacolod public plaza on Friday night with fireworks display. Festival director Eli F.J. Tajanlangit, said this year’s Majica MassKara, now on its 9th year since it was […]

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Bisnok Festival

Oct 04, 2012 No Comments

LOCAL CHICKEN. The contingent from Barangays Bulak, Tubod-Dunguan, Masa Cambanog and Pawa, Dumanjug won the fi rst Bisayang Manok (Bisnok) festival in Dumanjug. (Alex Badayos)

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16th MassKara Village opens

Oct 02, 2012 No Comments

THE ABS-CBN 16th MassKara Village officially opened Monday at the Robinsons Place-Bacolod. The opening was led by Bacolod City Councilor Sonia Vedeflor together with MassKara Festival director Eli Tajanlangit, Tourism Officer Imogene Cana-an, Robinsons Marketing Officer Christine Tomas, Mall Manager Joseph Sian, and ABS-CBN news chief Harold Limbo. [Read more]

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La Torta de Argao

Sep 28, 2012 3 Comments

The name Argao has become synonymous with torta, tuba and tableya. To visit this southern town and not taste its torta — a name loosely applied to a pastry, sandwich, or beaten egg mixed with either meat, fish, or vegetables – is sacrilege. While one can buy torta from any bakeshop or commercial center in […]

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Penafrancia novena masses in Cebu City begin Sept. 14

Sep 13, 2012 No Comments

NOVENA masses for the Our Lady of Penafrancia, patroness of Bicolandia, will begin on Friday, September 14, at 6:15 p.m. at the Capitol Parish Church, Escario St., Cebu City. The masses will run for nine days until September 22, to be followed the next day, a Sunday, with the fiesta mass to be celebrated by […]

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Bonbon’s Tambanipa Festival

Sep 13, 2012 No Comments

CAGAYAN DE ORO. A young lass clad in nipa leaves shows off her smile as her ride passes by during Bonbon’s Tambanipa Festival Float Parade Competition on Sept. 9. (Contributed photo)

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Devotees flock to Sibonga for Virgin Mary’s birthday

Sep 10, 2012 No Comments

THOUSANDS of devotees celebrated the birthday of the Virgin Mary on Sept. 8 at the Monastery of Holy Eucharist in Barangay Lindogon, Sibonga, Cebu, patiently waiting in line for about a kilometer to kiss the statue of Jesus Christ’s mother. In his homily, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma Jr. said the increasing number of pilgrims from […]

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Tagum’s Durian Fest formally opens

Aug 30, 2012 No Comments

TAGUM CITY — Mindanao’s biggest Culinary Olympics formally opened on August 17 that aims to celebrate the King of Philippine Fruits, Durian and other yields of the fields in the city’s very own Durian Festival. The Durian Festival is a month-long celebration starting August 17 to September 17, featuring events/competitions like the Food Basket in […]

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