Neon costumes light up Electric MassKara 2016 (Image: Aeson Baldevia)
For street party goers, Electric MassKara starts at 5:00 PM on October 20 at the Lacson St. Tourism Strip. At 6:00 PM, there will be a Bombo Radyo Phil. Dance Showdown Competition at the public plaza. This will be followed by San Miguel Beer (SMB) Night featuring Rivermaya at 7:00 PM.
On Saturday, October 21, the Street Dance and Arena Competitions start at 3:00 PM at the Bacolod Public Plaza. At 5:00 PM the second night of Electric MassKara will be held at Lacston St. Tourism Strip, where there is also a lineup of pastry shops forming a “dessert triangle.”
Another SMB Night, this time featuring Rocksteady and Gracenote, will be held at 7:00 PM at the public plaza. This will be followed by Pepsi Night at 8:00 PM, and Steeltech Night at 9:00 PM at the same venue.
For a delirious conclusion, one of the highlights of MassKara, the Street Dance and Arena Competition, starts at 3:00 PM at the public plaza. This will be followed by Electric MassKara at 5:00 PM at the Lacson St. Tourism Strip. To cap off the night, winners of the National Fireworks Display Competition will light up the sky one last time on October 22, 11:00 PM at the BGC Grounds. Adding even more frenzy to the last day of MassKara is the attendance of President Rodrigo Duterte, who graced the start of the festivities last year.