Photo by Mabel “Aikee” Prile - The people of Pavia, Iloilo have a unique way of marking Halloween – staging a festival showcasing well-choreographed dance-drama performances. The theme, of course, is the bizarre and scary. Photo shows the entry of Barangay Amparo, Pavia, Iloilo. This year, the festival was staged on Oct. 30.
IS HE SCARY ENOUGH?
PHOTO BY MABEL “AIKEE” PRILE - A young man impersonates Gollum, a character in the movie, “Lord of the Rings”, during the costume contest of Pavia, Iloilo’s Tigkaralag Festival, an annual Halloween presentation, on Oct. 30, 2014.
ARCHIE REY ALIPALO/PN - Thrift stalls surround the Bacolod Public Plaza. A trapezoidal park built at the heart of the city in 1927, public plaza has been the main site of the annual MassKara Festival — until major activities for this year’s celebration were held in various other sites.