Starting this Friday, March 1, over 4,000 visitors are expected to descend on Puerto Galera on the island of Mindoro to attend the three-day Malasimbo Music Festival, now on its third year.
To sort out some of the confusion that ensued last year—overcharging tricycle drivers, attendees unsure of where to go—the organizers say they are better prepared this year to handle a bigger crowd.
Last year, festival-goers swelled in number to 3,500 from about 1,500 the year before.
This year, security will be beefed up and 50 jeepneys manned by Festival-approved drivers have been contracted to take visitors to and from the Malasimbo grounds. Jeepney rides are from PhP200-400 per person.
In addition, the organizers have released the following reminders:
1. Don’t bring food and drinks inside the festival grounds . Nope, not even a bottle of water.
2. Wear the right clothes. Be prepared to take a hike toRead More »from How to survive 3 days of fun at the Malasimbo Music Festival