Masskara Festival

Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
October 1-20

Their typical smiling masks symbolize the happy spirit of the Negrenses (people of Negros), although the event also depicts their hardships. The colorful Masskara Parade has people dancing in the streets.

 

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