Rains fail to stop Masskara dance show-A A +A
Sunday, October 21, 2012
BACOLOD CITY – Students, parents and teachers brave the heavy downpour Saturday afternoon as the Masskara Street and Dance Competition School category proceeded as scheduled.
Eleven contingents from the elementary and secondary division participated Saturday’s dance competition. Last year’s champion in the elementary division also bagged this year’s top award.
Grand champion during Saturday’s dance competition is from Sum-ag Elementary School , who also bagged the best in concept award.
First runner up is from Banago Elementary School, second runner up and best in choreography is Montevista Elementary School, third runner up and best in costume is EL Jaime Elementary School and fourth runner up is Education Training Center Schools II.
A. Mabini Elementary School won the Best in Mask award.
In the high school division, Luisa Medel National High School is this year’s grand champion and Best in Concept and Choreography Award. First runner up and Best in Mask and Costume Award is Luis Hervias National High School. Second runner up goes to Teofilo Gensoli National High School and the third runner up is Domingo Lacson National High School.
Meanwhile, the Street and Dance Competition-Barangay Category is set Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Public Plaza. Fifteen contingents from the different barangays in the city will participate in the competition.
Filipinos here and abroad were able to watch the competition live via the Masskara microsite at bacolod.sunstar.com.ph/masskara.
Bacolodnons all over the world interacted with their insights and memories of the revelry. These are among their interactions:
“Oo man. rain or shine bira na gyapon ya ang masskara. kadamo bala di sa amon ga lantaw sa qatar. mga pure gd nga bacolodnon. miss ko man ang mag lapak2 sa lutak sa reclaimation area hehehe. ambot na lang gid ya ah! miss you my bacolod! mayor bing plane ticket da be! Hahaha” from Allen of Qatar.
“Thanks Sun Star and Smart. At least this way we, mga Bacolodnons nga ari overseas, can be a part of the festival. It's rainy but still the show must go on. Greetings from Maryland!” says Adi from Maryland.
“Yeah! I'll keep on posting... Wherever Bacolod and Sun Star... I'm there... hahaha... I wish I could come home to feel the beat~ thanks ~” Innday of Cebu. (MVG/DGA/FAY/Sunnex)