Bacolod ready for MassKara fest highlights


Bacolod City is all set for the highlights of the 39th MassKara Festival, according to Councilor Em Ang.

Ang, festival action officer, also confirmed that Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte will arrive Bacolod on October 27 while her father, President Rodrigo Duterte on October 28.

The Philippine National Police will field at least 3,000 policemen and force multipliers to ensure peace and order during the MassKara Festival highlights, she added.

Ang said aside from the Dutertes, Tourism Sec. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat is also expected to join in the revelry.

Mayor Evelio Leonardia earlier said that retired Philippine National Police Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, former Presidential Adviser for Political Affairs Francis Tolentino, and Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Martin Dino will also come to witness the festival.