The sudden downpour did not dampen the spirits of our Bacolod Rum Festival 2023 goers as the city opened the festival this afternoon, August 12, at the BCGC grounds.

Mayor Albee Benitez and Councilors Thaddy Sayson, Cindy Roxas, Em Ang and Jason Villarosa were joined by Chino Reyes-National Activations Executive, PMFTC, Inc., Joram Bacoro-Tanduay-Bacolod Branch Manager,Francis Lorenzo-Regional Marketing Supervisor, Tanduay Distillers, Inc. for the ribbon cutting to officially signal the opening of the festival.

The Bacolod Rum Festival will run from August 12-20, 2023 with different activities highligting the world’s *No. 1 selling rum, Tanduay, which is distilled and fermented in Bacolod City.

The Bacolod Rum Festival activities include, Rum Barrel Painting contest, Flairtending & Mixology Competition, Culinaria Competition, Food Park, Music Festival and will culminate with a free concert at the BCGC grounds by Ely Buendia Live on August 19, 2023. Derek Ramsay and Kylie Verzosa are also expected to grace the festival.

This is Bacolod City’s third staging of the Rum Festival.

(Source: Bacolod City Public Information Office)

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