Makatapak Festival

Makatapak Festival - the town annual Festival of Bacolor, Pampanga. Similar to its kind like Sinukwan Festival of Pampanga held in City of San Fernando; Ati-atihan Festival of Kalibo, Aklan; Sinulog Festival in Cebu; Babaylan Festival in Bogo City, Negros Occidental; Pintados Festival in Tacloban, Leyte; Masskara Festival in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental; Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City; Higantes Festival in Agono, Rizal; Panagbenga Festival in Baguio City; Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, Quezon; Pattaradday Festival in Santiago City, Isabela; while Flores de Mayo known as the Queen of all festival in the Philippines. Eid  El Fitir Muslim Festival in Mindanao; while others are pertaining to animals like Carabao Festival in Pulilan, Bulacan, Frog Festival in City of San Fernando, Pampanga and among others. And food fest like Sisig Festival in Angeles City, Pampanga; Duman Festival in Sta. Rita, Pampanga and other food or cuisine festival in Philippine Islands. And things festival like Hot Air Balloon in Clarkfield, Pampanga; Aguman Sanduk Festival in Minalin, Pampanga and Giant Lantern Festival in City of San Fernando. Makatapak Festival is the Exodus of people of Bacolor back in a day when the town became a Lahar Country 1991 - 1995 caused by the devastated eruption of Mount Pinatubo. Wherein, the Aetas god named Apu Malyari was mad of what people they done wrong to the Mother Nature. It was difficult to walked in Lahar, sometimes like a quick sand. Unity and helping hands was the key in survival of Pinatubo's wrath. Rich, middle class and poor are hand in hand. There was a time they are together in one big roof. People walked barefooted while carrying their important stuffs to safer grounds like evacuation center, rented apartments or relatives houses in other cities, towns & provinces or even abroad. Other people wept...But now Villa de Bacolor is going forward. Rock out Balen Baculud. Makatapak Festival the best and one of a kind, lalacad quing dalan alang chinelas. Mabie Balen Baculud! Balen daring makata pong legwan. Balen daring biyasa ampong mangalagu. The Makatapak Festival Street Dancing is simple colorful and impressive to watch.     



 (Sleeping Beauty courtesy of Disney Mike)

What goes on when you sleep:
  •  your brain recharges
  •  your cells repair themselves
  •  your body releases important hormones

You need different amount of sleep depending on your age:
  •  16 hours - babies
  •  10 hours - 3 to 12 years old
  •  10 hours - 13 to 18 years old
  •   8 hours - 19 to 55 years old
  •   6-7 hours - overs 65 years old
Men have dreams about other men 70% of the time. But women dreams about women & men equally.

We can only dreams about faces we have already seen, whether we actively remember them or not.

Parasomnia  is a type of sleep disorder that makes you do unnatural movement despite being sleep.

Crimes committed by parasomnia includes: sleep driving, writing bad checks, murder, child molesting, rape.

12% of people dreams only in black & white. This numbers use to be higher but since the advent of color TV more people dreams in color than before.

Dreaming is normal. People who do not dream generally have personality disorder.

Sleep positions may determine your personality, the most common positions are:
  •  Fetal - 41% - people are gruff initially, but have warm and open hearts.
  •  Log - 15% - social butterfies.
  •  The Yearner -13% - perceived as often, but truly suspicious.
  •  Soldiers - 8% - reserves.
  •  Free fall - 7% - fun & fantastic at parties.
  •  Starfish - 5% - excellent listeners.

1 out of 4 or 25% of the married couples sleeps in separate beds.

Longest sleeping mammals.
1. Koalas - 22 hours
2. Brown bats - 19.9 hours
3. Pandolins - 18 hours

Shortest sleeping mammals.
1. Giraffes - 1.9 hours (in 5-10 minutes sessions)
2. Roe deers - 3.09 hours
3. Asiatic Elephants - 3.1 hours 

When dolphins sleep, only half of their brain is shut & the other half stay awake to help with breathing cycle.

You'll die from sleep deprivation before food deprivation, it takes two weeks to starve but 10 days without sleep can kill you.

Those who born blind experience dreams involving emotion, sound, smell and touch instead of sight.

Within 5 minutes of wake up 50% of your dream is forgotten, within 10 minutes 90% is gone.

2% of teens still wet in beds.

Experts said 7-8 hours of sleeps is good for the adults and is one factor of anti aging.

  • Sleep (English)
  • Tulog (Tagalog)
  • Tudtud (Kapampangan)
  • Turog (Ilocano)   


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Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao captured a title belt when he perished Margarito in 12 round unanimous decision win. His 8th different weight category win and it is difficult to match his feat. Now he is the world's greatest in boxing history.

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I like the color of this T-shirt that made in USA and it is cool in my eyes.

 Nice pose of a wonderful model wearing an apple green vertical stripe dress.

Look delicious apple green cake. 

Yummy! Delisyoso! Masarap! Masida! Oishi! Manyaman! Naimas!



Patiriktirik / Patirictiric look like a monument in USA.

DHVTSU Drainage Ditch Green Brown Weeds (Lumut) like a painting or animal fur, feathers or hair.

Lightning Strike painting in Bulaon Resettlement made by insects, natural crack or any creeping creatures. 

The Death March Kilometer Post in DHVTSU formerly known as DHVCAT.

Come and visit the Villa de Bacolor.
Bacolor, Pampanga PHILIPPINES