October 1, is the first day of MassKara Festival!
It is also the first day of the MassKara Village displaying the 16th ABS-CBN Mask Making Competition 58 entries. The MassKara Village is located at the 2/F of Robinson's Place Bacolod.
The photos shown are entries #01 to #04.
Name/Title of Mask: COCO MASK
Name of Artist: Ralph D. Selario
The artist says that since he's been using indigenous materials, he would just like to lessen wastes in our environment. It shows and symbolizes pro-green for nature.
Materials used are "ginit", silver dust and scratch papers.
Name/Title of Mask: INDIAN MASK
Name of Artist: Dexter A. Inventor
According to the artist, the mask symbolizes the beauty of Bacolod City.
Materials used are glue stick, spangles, silver dust, macaroni, paint, fabric sequins, silver dust, balls, rubber mat, Christmas décor, stick, Christmas fern, fiber mask, rhinestones and thread.
Name/Title of Mask: THE BLISS
Name of Artist: Joel T. Paderna
The mask and its headdress that form and is divided into two different places shows the city including the sea and our virgin forest in Negros. The bird above represents peace and we are one as nation. It shows that life's good in Bacolod.
Materials used are fiber glass, beans, rice, fish net, plastic fish toys, feathers, rubber mat, Boracay white sand, paint, silver dust, Baguio husk broom and abaca rope.
Name/Title of Mask: ATHENA (Goddess of Beauty)
Name of Artist: Chimbee M. Lecaniel
The artist named the mask "Athena" because Bacolod is known not only in the province of Negros but also to other places because of our beautiful smile even if we have problems we still continue to move on.
Materials used are electric fan cover, plastic base, crack glass, rubber mat, plastic duster, styro balls, sequins, stick glue, lace, feathers, Christmas balls and bells, beads, wire, paint, fiber mask, silver dust and artificial grass.
Photos of all entries can be found at TV Patrol Negros FB page
photos: Dustin Mijares | source: TV Patrol Negros