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NEGROS TRADE FAIR 2018: Features The Best of Negros Island!

The Negros Trade Fair is one of the much-awaited and longest-running provincial trade fair held annually in Metro Manila since 1985.

This year’s theme will pay tribute to the sugar industry through encouraging its exhibitors to make use of sugar, its components, as inspiration for their new product innovations.

Get ready to see, taste, and feel Negros at the 33rd Negros Trade Fair: Sugar, Spice, & Everything Nice. Find the island’s best cuisines from the famous chicken inasal, sugary sweets and pasalubong goodies that Negros is known for. Buy handcrafted and distinctive lamps, paintings and other home accessories, furniture, fashion accessories, bags for all lifestyles, and natural and organic products, among others.

Here’s a photo essay of what to expect on the event which will run from September 26 – 30, 2018 at the Glorietta Activity Center, Makati City.

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33rd Negros Trade Fair
Glorietta Activity Center
September 26-30, 2018
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.negrostradefair.com
Mobile: +639175274881
Landline: (034) 434 1000
Facebook: negrostradefair 

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#Philippines, Bacolod

SEDA Bacolod Room 715 and Why this is the Best Place to Stay in Bacolod?

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This is the awesome view of Capitol Park and Lagoon from SEDA Capitol Central located in an enviable central prime corner spot of Lacson Street and North Capitol Road in Bacolod.

It’s the perfect place to stay during the Masskara festival in October and to be your home when going on a food trip in Bacolod.

Here’s why?

First Things First

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The 154-room SEDA Capitol Central hotel is a leading Filipino business and leisure hotel brand by the Ayala group located within the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol Complex.

SEDA brand is known for its Filipino hospitality with global standards and a highly rated bed that provides a high quality of sleep when you are away from home.

SEDA CAPITOL CENTRAL
Lacson Street, Corner North Capitol Road, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.
Telephone: +63 (34) 703-8888
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Facebook: @sedahotels
Instagram@sedahotels
Websitehttps://capitolcentral.sedahotels.com/

Check out low SEDA Capitol Central Bacolod rates and availability from Booking and Agoda.

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10 Awesome Things to Do Around Bacolod and Silay! @TourismPHL

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Going to Bacolod for Masskara? Make sure to drop by these nearby attractions!

Bacolod is the gateway of Negros Occidental. Known as the “City of Smiles” and the “Sugar Capital Philippines”, its a land blessed with wealth, charm in its people, and pride in its cuisine!

From historic sites and trekking adventures, to places to eat and white sand beaches, we’ve got you covered!

 

Bacolod Series in Our Awesome Planet:

• BACOLOD FOOD TRIP: Eat Like a Local in Bacolod!
 MASSKARA: Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod’s MassKara Festival!
• SILAY FOOD GUIDE: What to Eat in Silay & KAON TA! Food Festival?
• LAKAWON: Negros’ Secret Paradise Retreat & TawHai Floating Bar!
• 10 Awesome Places to Visit Around Bacolod!
White Hotel vs. Hometown: The Old and New Backpacker Hotels in Bacolod City!
 BACOLOD PASALUBONG: What to Bring Back Home from Bacolod?

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#Philippines, Bacolod

SILAY FOOD GUIDE: What to Eat in Silay & KAON TA! Food Festival? @TourismPHL

Craving for Silay delicacies? Find all of these–from piaya, inasal, and lumpia ubod, to pancit molo, batchoy, guapple pie, and pili squares–in one place!

Silay City is not just the land of wealthy hacienderos, it is also rich in history and heirloom recipes that have withstood the test of time and have become the present generation’s pride and legacy.

Silay City

KAON TA! Silay Food Festival is a two-day celebration held on every Cinco de Noviembre Indepence Day Celebration at Balay Negrense Museum, the heritage house constructed by sugar baron Don Victor Fernandez Gaston. This elegant structure also serves as an iconic heritage marker for the city.

The Festival will happen on November 4-5, 2017 and KAON TA! Restaurants from all over Silay will be putting up booths on the Balay Negrense grounds and serving their most popular dishes.

The best part is when you land at Bacolod-Silay Airport, you’re just minutes away from a gastronomic journey showcasing the best of Silay City.

Here’s our food guide to what to eat in Silay and the KAON TA! Festival…

 

Bacolod Series in Our Awesome Planet:

• BACOLOD FOOD TRIP: Eat Like a Local in Bacolod!
 MASSKARA: Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod’s MassKara Festival!
• SILAY FOOD GUIDE: What to Eat in Silay & KAON TA! Food Festival?
• LAKAWON: Negros’ Secret Paradise Retreat & TawHai Floating Bar!
• 10 Awesome Places to Visit Around Bacolod!
White Hotel vs. Hometown: The Old and New Backpacker Hotels in Bacolod City!
 BACOLOD PASALUBONG: What to Bring Back Home from Bacolod?

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White Hotel vs. Hometown: The Old and New Backpacker Hotels in Bacolod City!

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Bacolod City has always been one of the most visited destinations in Negros Island, and with the Maskarra festival fast approaching, it can be hard to book a room.

While there are many choices of hostels and backpacker hotels within Bacolod, some of them are either too far away from the city or are a little hard to find.

Worry not! In this article, you will find the two latest and most accessible backpacker hotels in the City of Smiles.

 

Bacolod Series in Our Awesome Planet:

• BACOLOD FOOD TRIP: Eat Like a Local in Bacolod!
 MASSKARA: Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod’s MassKara Festival!
• SILAY FOOD GUIDE: What to Eat in Silay & KAON TA! Food Festival?
• LAKAWON: Negros’ Secret Paradise Retreat & TawHai Floating Bar!
• 10 Awesome Places to Visit Around Bacolod!
White Hotel vs. Hometown: The Old and New Backpacker Hotels in Bacolod City!
 BACOLOD PASALUBONG: What to Bring Back Home from Bacolod?

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#Philippines, Awesome Festivals

BACOLOD: Food & Festival Guide of Masskara Festival! (VIDEO)

 

 

ROCKY PUENTEVELLA:

Bacolod City is the capital of Negros Occidental. It’s in the Negros Island in the Visayas in the Philippines. Its population is five hundred to six hundred thousand.

The Masskara Festival happens on the weekend nearest to October 19, which is the Charter Day of Bacolod. Normally we open in October 1 and it ends on October 19. It usually starts with a fun run, walk, jog, hike, and then they [the Bacolodnons] all meet at The Plaza. That happens every October 1 to open the festivities.

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#Philippines, #Restaurants

BACOLOD FOOD TRIP: Eat Like a Local in Bacolod! @TourismPHL

By Abigail Javellana

Bacolod City

Bacolod is a foodie haven and food is central to the MassKarra Festival experience. Check out our list of favorite local finds…

Bacolod Series in Our Awesome Planet:

• BACOLOD FOOD TRIP: Eat Like a Local in Bacolod!
 MASSKARA: Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod’s MassKara Festival!
• SILAY FOOD GUIDE: What to Eat in Silay & KAON TA! Food Festival?
• LAKAWON: Negros’ Secret Paradise Retreat & TawHai Floating Bar!
• 10 Awesome Places to Visit Around Bacolod!
White Hotel vs. Hometown: The Old and New Backpacker Hotels in Bacolod City!
 BACOLOD PASALUBONG: What to Bring Back Home from Bacolod?

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#Philippines, Awesome Festivals

MASSKARA: Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod’s MassKara Festival! @TourismPHL

By Abigail Javellana

MassKara Festival 2015

Experience 20 days of merry making with street parties, endless food, and wonderful masquerade costumes that make up Bacolod City's MassKara Festival.

It is considered by the likes of CNN and National Geographic as a must do experience when visiting the Philippines. The celebration starts between Oct 1 to 19, with the biggest event starting on the weekend nearest to the 19th.

Our #BoomingBacolod adventure starts as we'll show how you can make the most of the MasKara Festival from festival line-ups & parades, must-go parties, delicious local fares, yummy desserts, pasalubong, tourist spots and tips!

By the way, this is the hometown of Abi of Team Our Awesomeplanet. So expect a guided tour from a local's perspective. Come and join us as we rediscover Bacolod City. 🙂

 

Bacolod Series in Our Awesome Planet

• BACOLOD FOOD TRIP: Eat Like a Local in Bacolod!
 MASSKARA: Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod's MassKara Festival!
• SILAY FOOD GUIDE: What to Eat in Silay & KAON TA! Food Festival?
• LAKAWON: Negros' Secret Paradise Retreat & TawHai Floating Bar!
• 10 Awesome Places to Visit Around Bacolod!
White Hotel vs. Hometown: The Old and New Backpacker Hotels in Bacolod City!
 BACOLOD PASALUBONG: What to Bring Back Home from Bacolod?

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TOURIST SPOTS: Essential Heritage Sites to Visit in Bacolod! @TourismPHL

By Abigail Javellana

THE RUINS

Bacolod City: The Ruins

Visiting Bacolod City won't be complete without having a trip to The Ruins of Talisay City. Built by the Sugar Baron Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson in 1911 as a testament to his ill-fated love Maria Braga. The Mansion's history is comparably similar to the Taj Mahal of India. 

Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod City and the Masskara Festival

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PASALUBONG: What to Bring Back Home from Bacolod? @TourismPHL

By Abigail Javellana

Bacolod City

Your Bacolod trip wouldn’t be complete without bringing a piece of Bacolod. From freshly baked pies and desserts, local delicacies and famous colorful MassKara Mask.

Our Awesome Guide to Bacolod City and the Masskara Festival

Here’s our top picks to bring back home…

 

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