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WE’RE JAMMING : Bonfire lit the nite to the delight of everyone in the park while local musicians ,fans sing along with lawyer Nestor Mondok to mark the 1st Folk Music Festival held over the weekend at Melvin Jones. The activity is part of Montanosa Film Festival’s SineMusikain which runs until March 31- features more food, music, movies.

Photo by Joshua Santos/ UB Intern/ ABN



As part of the Montañosa Film Festival’s SineMusikain, a bonfire was lit up while the audience sing along with lawyer Nestor Mondok and other local musicians from the city to mark the 1st Folk Music Festival. The activity was held over the weekend at the Melvin Jones Grandstand. The night was spent with original songs created by Baguio musicians, celebrating the folk music in the Summer Capital.

The cold night was also filled with throwback hits from the 70’s-90’s that makes the audience reminisce good old memories. The event was headed by Ann Angala, Jimmy Ganiban and Lito Cimacio. The SineMusikain is a week long event and will end on March 31, and will feature more mouthwatering foods from fried and crispy chicharon bulaklak, pritong isaw and a more “putok batok” delicacies to enjoy.

There are also coffe trucks, fresh fruit beverages, mexican food stall that serves tacos, nachos and quesedilla, as well as japanese snacks such as takoyaki and sushi and of course, the infamous shawarma. It will also highlight locals films that are produced by directors with the likes of Kidlat Tahimik featuring his film, Orbit 50: Letters to my Three Son. Another film that will be showcase is the cinemalaya entry of the director Ma-an L. Asuncion-Dagñalan entitled Blue Room.

The Montañosa Film Festival aims to elevate the local film industry in the city and help aspiring film makers be seen not only locally but globally. This efforts transpires to continue promoting Baguio City as an art city that offers world class talent and the endless creativity of its people.

Joshua Santos/UB Intern/ABN

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