Luisa Medel National High School and Sum-ag Elementary School clinched the championships in the highly anticipated Globe-MassKara streetdance competition of the MassKara Festival in Bacolod City, one of the famous festivals in the country.
Both schools bagged the secondary and elementary level championships, respectively. They also won the Best in Concept and Best in Choreography special awards. Sum-ag ES was last year’s champion.
On the other hand, Brgy. Banago bested 14 other groups that competed in the barangay category. Brgy. Banago was also named Best in Live Rhythm and Best in Concept.
Globe in partnership with the City Government of Bacolod City gave a new twist to the MassKara Festival’s 32 years history by introducing the use of live and original music for the streetdance competition performed by barangay-based musicians.
Now on its 32nd year, MassKara Festival is a major tourist attraction that attracts thousands of domestic and foreign tourists annually. One of the highlights each year are the MassKara Street and Arena Dance Competitions. The streetdance competition is one of the official event of the festival with a total of 11 schools in elementary and high school competing. 15 barangays also performed in the streets and in the plaza for the barangay competition.
“Globe is proud to present the championship of the MassKara Street and Arena Dance Competitions. “With the creativity and dynamism of all the competing teams, using live and original music, the streetdance was elevated into a whole new level of competition. Globe is happy to be a part of this milestone event,” said Hoyle Disuanco, Head of Cluster Sales for VisMin of Globe Telecom.
“Our participation in the MassKara Festival in solid partnership with the City Government of Bacolod City underscores our commitment to further boost the City’s progress. This festival celebrates the beauty and cheerful atmosphere of Bacolod City and we hope that this activity will further nurture the cultural spirit of the Bacoleños,” Disuanco added.
In addition, Globe kept thousands of MassKara revelers in the festive mood, upping the ante with various activities, and events. Globe also offered its subscribers in Bacolod City lots of freebies and load and SIM discounts at various Globe booths in the city.
Luisa Medel National High School was awarded grand champion in the Globe Street and Arena Dance Competition High School Category as part of the 32nd MassKara Festival in Bacolod City.