City Of Bacolod Program

Schedule: 

  • Saturday 8:00AM to 9:00AM

Bacolod /ˌbɒˈkoʊləd/ (Hiligaynon: Dakbanwa sang Bacolod; Tagalog: Lungsod ng Bacolod; Spanish: Ciudad de Bacólod) is a city in the Philippines.[5] It is the capital of the province of Negros Occidental. Having a total of 511,820 inhabitants as of 2010, it is the most populous city in Western Visayas and the 17th most populous city of the Philippines.[6] It is part of the Bacolod Metropolitan Area, which also includes the cities of Silay and Talisay.[7] It is notable for its MassKara Festival held during the 3rd week of October. Known for being a relatively friendly city, it bears the nickname "City of Smiles". In 2008, Bacolod ranked number 1 in a survey by MoneySense Magazine as the "Best Place to Live in the Philippines".[8] The city has also been declared by the Department of Science and Technology as a "center of excellence" for information technology and business process management operations.[9]

 

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