Mayor Atty. Juliet Marie D. Ferrer is inviting not only fun-loving tourists, business investors, but the Mangkasanon, native of La Carlota who are working around the world to come to La Carlota and share the week-long, more fun merrymaking as a thanksgiving of a year-long bounty of harvest of this city.
|La Carlota Mayor Ferrer|
Drumbeating City of Beauty, Music and Dance
Because of this festival backed by its samba beat inroduced by the late mayor Nonoy Jalandoni 1979, La Carlota, earned the title as the "Drum-beating City of Beauty, Music and Dance". This week-long fun-filled activities will showcase the native products of La Carloteños in their Agro-Trade Fair.
Another crowd-getting activities aligned in this festival are talents show and skills of the Mangkasanons like Rhythm Competition, Battle of the Bands, Scroll Painting Competition, PyroMusical Competition,Mangkas Challenge, 5- cock Derby, Palarong Panlahi, Mountain Bike Challenge, Sports Competition-Shootfest, Football, Billiard, Inter-Cities Chess,Marathon, Karatedo, Boxing Tournament, Trisikad Race, Awit Sayaw Grand Finals,Dog Show, Pawasak 2013, Jobs Fair, Parokya Ni Edgar, and Night Street Partying.
Festival Dance and Float Competition, among others are some of the memorable events a family and transient and tourists can enjoy and join the fun-filled Pasalamat revelry.
|Pasalamat Festival Queen and her court of last year search|
In the evening of Saturday, Search for Pasalamat Festival Queen 2013 will be held at the festival park just at the facade of the city hall. Various movie, TV stars and showbiz celebrities will add attraction to this annual prestigious beauty pageant of the city.
Last year Queen was Lady Ann V. Alquizar, 18, a first-timer in this search. She hails from Bacolod City and a student of B.S. Accountancy at La Salle University. There were 19 other beauty contestants in the Pasalamat 2012 pageant.
'Let's Go La Carlota'
"Let’s Go, La Carlota City", a battlecry of Mayor Atty. Juliet Marie D. Ferrer inviting everyone to g come to her city in this year's momentous event and to get lost in the crowd as they dance to the La Carlota Samba beat. "Let's go Cuatro Distrito," added Mayor's hubby, Congressman Jeffrey P. Ferrer who takes lead in the 4th District of Negros Occidental.
What are you waiting for? Start packing up and go to La Carlota to witness its 33rd Pasalamat Festival, an annual Pasalamat (Thanksgiving) Festival of the residence of La Carlota for all the abundance of their harvest and blessings they have enjoyed all-year round as God the Almighty has given them for their hardships and sacrifices they had in their life.
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