President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Graces the 38th MassKara Festival in Bacolod City

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during his attendance to the 38th MassKara Festival at the Bacolod City Public Plaza in Negros Occidental on October 22, 2017, praises the Negrenses for their relentlessness amid trials and crises. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during his attendance to the 38th MassKara Festival at the Bacolod City Public Plaza in Negros Occidental on October 22, 2017, lauds the local government unit of Negros Occidental and partners from the private sector who have worked hand in hand in making the festival a success. He went on to urge the organizers to continue the success of the festival since it has been a testament that no trial can dampen the Filipino spirit. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during his attendance to the 38th MassKara Festival at the Bacolod City Public Plaza in Negros Occidental on October 22, 2017, urges the Negrenses to show their gratitude to the government troops who have risked their lives to maintain peace and order. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with Elsa Leonardia and her husband Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia during the 38th MassKara Festival at the Bacolod City Public Plaza in Negros Occidental on October 22, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses with Bacolod City local government officials during the 38th MassKara Festival at the Bacolod City Public Plaza in Negros Occidental on October 22, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia as they witness the performance of one of the MassKara street dance contingents during the 38th MassKara Festival at the Bacolod City Public Plaza in Negros Occidental on October 22, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO