Absolutely no one comes home from a fiesta without a smile on their face, like British marine biologist Olly McGuinness who, at the Masskara Festival in Bacolod, found his biggest treasure. And nothing can stop Filipinos from having a party, not even a pandemic, as Camiguin tourism officer Candice Borromeo would attest. They pushed through with the Lanzones Festival online to keep everyone’s spirits up and this years-long tradition alive.
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