Mudpack Festival of Mambukal Murcia, Negros Occidental.
Of days 23rd and 24th of June every year, Mudpack Festival is celebrated in Murcia Negros Occidental, cooccuring the feast of Saint John the Baptist and the start of the monsoon season. A symbolic celebration when the time man is closer to the nature. People in all walks of life gather together during the festivity in Mambukal in committing themselves for the conservation of the environment. It is a feast of ecological concern, and merrymaking ajoined.
THE famous Mambukal Mountain Resort in Barangay Minoyan, Murcia, Negros Occidental is the host for this festival. The festival is a symbolic celebration of man’s return to primitive time when he was closer to nature. Oneness with nature is the underlying theme behind this annual mud-moving spectacle. Check on its murky highlight - a lively street dancing parade with the participant wearing nothing but mudpacks (well, almost...). It's a surefire way to mix our ecological concerns with good, clean, cloddy fun - just be sure to shower afterwards!
Where it held?
Barangay Minoyan, Murcia, Negros Occidental
How to get there:
Travel from Bacolod to Dumaguete is only 5 to 6 hours by land
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