MANILA media men are coming to Silay City to cover the 5th International Rondalla Festival slated Nov 3-11, 2018 and to also help promote tourist attractions in Negros Occidental.
Karen Capino, festival media coordinator, said that Manila media coming to Negros are representatives of CNN, Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, Tattler, Business World, and the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
Ver Pacete, consultant on Sociology, has been designated as tour guide-resource person to cover Balay Negrense Museum, Hofilena Mansion, Jalandoni Museum, Fresh Start Organic Farm, Duyan at Lantawan, shoreline restaurants in Balaring, and Punong Gary’s Place.
To be featured is the three-day ‘Kaon Ta Festival’ at the Victor Gaston Mansion ground that will showcase the best food and delicacies of Silay.
Other attractions include San Diego Pro-Cathedral, Saint Joseph the Worker Church at Victorias Milling Company that gives prominence to Jesus Christ with a craggy face, and the Chapel of Cartwheel in Sta. Rosalia in Manapla.
The ‘Negros Sugar Story Tour’ will be held at Hda. Adela in Silay wherein media men will meet the workers and know their culture through chants, music, dance, and food.