Tuesday, August 4, 2015

117th Philippine Independence Day

Hi everyone....yeah, it's been a long time since my last blog post and actually this post was happened almost one month ago.

Through the sponsorship of Fareastone Telecom in Taiwan, this 117th Philippine Independence Day celebration was a successful. And by this time they make it more colorful and meaningful. With the theme Masskara Festival, one of the most prestigious festival in the Philippines and was originated in Bacolod.

Masskara Festival was the main contest event in this celebration.


Masskara Festival was born during the period of crisis in Bacolod, Philippines. Many people in Bacolod much relied with sugar cane product but due to the American introduction of sugar substitute and the sugar cane price became low. And during that year there was a tragedy including prominent families from Bacolods.  From the City of Smiles,the local government and civic groups decided to hold a festival of smiles to cheer up the Bacolodians from the gloomy atmosphere.

In additional there are Pinoy celebrity guests including Mr. Sam Milby and Birdy, she gain popularity after the Superstar singing contest here in Taiwan. and now she's releasing her solo album "I'm BIRDY".

This was happened last July 17, 2015 in TIME SQUARE No. 161, Sec. 1 Zhongshan Rd. Banqiao District, New Taipei, Taiwan.

Though it's a little bit sunny in the morning till noon,, we enjoyed a lot but too the bad, in the afternoon the rain was crazy..so we decided to go home with the my companions.

Filipino Community in Hualien Taiwan delegates.

I'm Proud to Be PINOY!!!

For more information about the history of Masskara Festival (Philippines) pls. visit this website Wikipedia.org and also PHILIPPINE TOURISM

Photo Credit : EEC Taiwan

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