Category Archives: Philippines

The Masskara Festival in the City of Smiles, Bacolod City Comments Off on The Masskara Festival in the City of Smiles, Bacolod City

“One of the happiest festival in the country, the MassKara Festival rose from the gloom that enveloped the city in 1980s, a period of tragedy and economic dislocation.  During this period, the prices of sugar in the world market were at an all-time low. Negrenses, including Bacolenos, were in a crisis as the province only relied […]






Photowalk: Cebu City Carbon Market Comments Off on Photowalk: Cebu City Carbon Market

The Carbon Market is the oldest and biggest farmer’s market in Cebu City, located in the central Visayas region of the Philippines. Now over a hundred years old, the market was used to be the old Cebu Railway’s depot of coal. That is how the market got its name. The Carbon Market, known to be […]






Novena Mass in Basilica del Sto. Niño Church Comments Off on Novena Mass in Basilica del Sto. Niño Church

Basilica del Santo Niño is a 16th century church in Cebu City in the Philippines. It is known to be the oldest church in the Philippines. It was built on the exact spot where the image of the Santo Niño, a sculpture depicting the Holy Child Jesus was founded by Spanish explorers in 1565 preserved […]