Bacolaodiat Festival 2011
This year’s celebration is slated on February 3-6, 2011. Negrenses welcome the Year of the Rabbit with the theme “Hopping Towards Prosperity”.
Bacolaodiat is coined from “Bacolod” and “Lao Diat” – a Fokien word for celebration.
A grand parade, fireworks display, dragon dance and other various events will be held at 4th to 17th Lacson Streets while the Chopsticks Alley, a food and fair strip, one of the most sought-after during the celebration will be at the North Capitol Road.
Below is the summary of what’s happening in the Bacolod’s Bacolaodiat Festival 2011.
Bacolaodiat Festival 2011 Schedule:
February 3, 2011
Grand Parade – 5pm, with colorful and larger-than-life zodiac animals
Chopsticks Alley Opening – 6pm, along North Capitol Road
Cultural Show – 6:30pm
Symphonty of Lights and Sparks – 9pm
February 4, 2011
Parade of Mascots and Street Acts – 4pm, North Capitol Road
Kapuso Night – 5:30pm, with GMA Network artists, Fireworks Display and live bands
February 5, 2011
Lion and Dragon Dance Street Exhibition – 6pm
Lantern Dance Parade – 8pm
Giant Rabbit Lantern Showcase – 10pm
February 6, 2011
Bacolaodiat Festival 2011 Closing and Awarding Ceremonies, SM City Bacolod
January 17-31, 2011
Bacolaodiat Through the Years Photo Exhibit, SM City Bacolod East Bridgeway
Chinese Minority Costumes Exhibit, SM City Bacolod East Bridgeway
February 6-12, 2011
The Zodiac Animals Display, SM City Bacolod Al Fresco Areas
[Photo Courtesy: http://www.byahilo.com/]
Category: Negros Occidental