BACOLOD City – The deadline of entries for the 2012 MassKara Festival streetdance barangay category and Electric MassKara performing float competitions is set today, 5:30pm, committee chairman Rudy Reveche said.
The entries will be raffled Aug. 7, 2pm at the BAYS Center to determine the 15 contingents for the barangay streetdance, and 10 for the Electric MassKara performing float competition, he said.
Last year’s Top 10 winners in the barangay streetdance and Top 3 winners in the Electric MassKara are pre-qualified to join. The barangay streetdance competition will be on October 21, while the Electric MassKara will be on October 19 to 21.
Meanwhile, application for the operation of MassKara Festival kiosks at the Bacolod Public Plaza will be accepted by the MassKara office starting August 15 at 9am, festival site manager Ma. Carmen Vasquez announced.
There are 132 kiosks on the three sides of the plaza that are up for rent, Vasquez said.
Kiosk rental at the San Juan side is P12,000, Gonzaga side—P11,000, and Gatuslao side—P9,000, she added.
Awarding of selling rights will be on a first-come, first-served basis, she stressed.
City permit is included in the rental fee. Applicants must bring community tax certificate (cedula), she said.
Orientation for kiosk operators will be on September 28 at the MassKara Hall of the Bacolod Government Center, she said.
Operation of festival kiosks will run from October 1 to 22, she added.
Those interested in the guidelines for the operation of kiosks should visit the MassKara office, as no phone inquiry will be entertained, she added.