October is MassKara Festival!
ABS-CBN Bacolod joins MassKara by putting up a MassKara Village located at the 2/F of Robinson's Place Bacolod.
This year is the 16th ABS-CBN Mask Making Competition.
The photos shown are entries #05 to #08.
Name/Title of Mask: YUHOM
Name of Artist: Erwin P. Despares
"Yuhom" or smile is an expression of Bacoleños. It shows positivity and gives a golden smile to each and everyone. "Yuhom" because it is brought always by the people of Bacolod whoever and wherever they are. Smiles can't be bought. "Yuhom" because even how hard life is, you can still see the smile on their faces. It shows that the people of Bacolod are happy people because of their smiles.
Materials used are coconut leaves, plastic spoons, feathers, brush, rubber mat, balls, silver dust, fiber glass, sticker paper, bells and sequins.
Name/Title of Mask: TWO FACES OF MASSKARA FESTIVAL
Name of Artists: Stephen Tana and Anthony Britania
According to the artists, the mask show that Bacolod MassKara Festival is not only Bacolodnon's pride but it is made to be known international. It symbolizes that life's good in Bacolod.
Materials used are fiber mask, magazine papers, metallic cords, gold trimmings, aluminum wires, beads, styro ball, small light bulb, metallic dust, lace, ribbons and small masks made of clay.
Name/Title of Mask: RA
Name of Artist: Jayzen Capistrano
The artist describes his mask as the ancient Egyptian Sun God. Life in Bacolod is a MassKa-Ra, a perfect image of delightful living. Each rising sun brings new hope for the Bacoleños, every sunset promises a new beginning.
Materials used are heat insulators, sequins, bids, CD, flexible hose, rice grains, cloth, sequins, silver dust and paint.
Name/Title of Mask: THE FOUNTAIN OF MASKS
Name of Artist: Nimer A. Nierves
The face of the mask is mounted with finest bamboo strips with round three layers headdress covered with bamboo strips surrounded of different miniature masks with feathers. Headdress glitters and shined with natural varnish and silver dust.
Materials used are bamboo strips, feathers, natural clay, varnish and silver dust.
Photos of all entries can be found at TV Patrol Negros FB page
photos: Dustin Mijares | source: TV Patrol Negros