With the blood compact between Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi and Bohol chieftain Datu Sikatuna as backdrop for the annual Bohol Sandugo Festival, the country’s longest-running all-male sing-and-dance group named The Masculados are performing during the month-long celebration from July 19 to 26, 2015.
Masculados, the 13-year-old group of six hunks and among the main attractions of the historical event that occurs every July, is composed of Enrico Mofar, Robin Robel, Ozu Ong, Orlando Sol, Nico Cordova, and the latest Filipino-Austrian—David Karell.
|L-R: Nico, David, Ozu, Orlando, Enrico & Robin|
Together, they popularized novelty songs, ‘Lagot Ka’, ‘Sana Mama’, and ‘Macho Papa’ in 2003. They had popular hit songs in 2004 via sensational ‘Jumbo Hotdog’.
In 2010, they released songs ‘Ganda, Ganda! Seksi, Seksi!’ and a tribute Christmas song for the late Bella Tan, the mother of ‘Masculados’ titled ‘La Bella Pascua’. In 2012, they also released hit songs: ‘Di Ko Mapigil’, ‘Hawakan Mo Na’, and the ‘Masculados Mashup’.
Manila-based film and television celebrities Ash Ortega, Divine Tetay, Janna Trias, teen idol Ruru Madrid and voted as FHM Philippines’ sexiest woman for 2006 and 2007 – Katrina Halili will provide additional star power.
| Relaxing by the Alona Tropical Beach Resort poolside|
Aside from the July 22 TBTK Welcome Dinner Party, Bohol Cultural Center , the muscled men will be performing also o the following dates:
· Friday, July 24 in Alicia, Direk Maryo J Delos Reyes’ hometown, as town fiesta highlight
· Saturday, July 25 at the Baclayon Cockpit Theater with special guests Katrina Halili and RuruMadrid, respectively.
Tickets will soon be on sale at Cockpit Theater in Baclayon. Reservations may be made at numbers +639159109015; +639166430848; +639173668906 and look for Gerry Lugod. You may also visit its official site and social media accounts – facebook, twitter, and Instagram - @themasculados.
Jude Cartalaba, Publicist, Productions56