BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental is showcasing two of its best festivities in the Department of Tourism’s “Fiestas in the City” to boost travel destinations in Western Visayas.
Cristine Mansinares, provincial supervising tourism operations officer, said MassKara Festival of Bacolod City and Babaylan Festival of Bago City represented the province during the event slated on May 25 to 31.
The six-day event held in Iloilo City presents the different tourism offerings of various destinations in the region.
There will be a daily showcase of cultural performances from each of the component provinces and highly-urbanized cities.
“Our very own MassKara and Babaylan dancers will showcase Negros Occidental’s rich and vibrant culture,” said Mansinares.
She added these festivals reflect the rich culture, history and traditions as well as artistry and creativity of the Negrenses./PN