Clark to host ‘Rakrakan’ Music Fest

CLARK FREEPORT — Clark is set to solidify its status as a premier destination for large-scale music events with the upcoming ‘Rakrakan Festival 2023’ on June 10 to 11 at Clark Global City.

During a press conference held at the Best Western Metro Clark Hotel on May 24, Rakrakan Festival CEO Harold Solomon emphasized the suitability of Clark as the festival’s official venue.

“We see Clark as the ideal destination for events and tourism. This event is our most ambitious undertaking yet, featuring a wide range of activities including carnival, camping, wrestling, and rap battles. We hope that this event will be a success,” Solomon said.

Clark Development Corporation President and CEO Atty. Agnes VST Devanadera expressed delight at Clark being chosen as the official venue, stating that it further strengthens Clark’s position as a preferred Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) destination.

“We anticipate that this significant event will attract a larger influx of visitors and foster a flourishing environment for both business and tourism,” Devanadera said.

The festival organizers also ensured that safety and security measures are in place to safeguard the well-being of all festivalgoers.  

“We are coordinating with the organizers to ensure the implementation of optimal security measures for our event. It is worth noting the invaluable assistance provided by Clark Development Corporation’s Public Safety Division and the PNP. We have developed a comprehensive security plan that will be rigorously enforced throughout the entirety of the event,” Clark Global City official Darwin Escaño said during the presscon.

With its expansive space and top-notch infrastructure, Clark is ready to captivate music enthusiasts with an unforgettable experience at the festival.

Over 150 local music bands and artists, including Mayonnaise, December Avenue, Sunkissed Lola, Moonstar 88, Imago, Mojofly, Silent Sanctuary, Urban Dub, Brownman Revival, Chocolate Factory, Rico Blanco, Zild, Unique, Barbie Almabis, and more, will grace the event.

In addition to music performances, the festival will feature a carnival, Filipino Pro-Wrestling, Sunugan Rap Battle, Skate Clinic and Competition, car show, and other exciting activities.

For overnight concertgoers, camping facilities will be available at the open grounds of the venue according to the organizers.

Clark’s strategic location near major cities and business districts ensures convenient accessibility for both local and international attendees. The well-connected transportation network, including proximity to Clark International Airport, makes traveling to and from the festival effortless.

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