Sinulog garbage doubles at 219 tons

Doris C. Bongcac 01/22/2018

THE two million people who attended the Sinulog Grand Parade and other related activities left 219 tons of garbage or twice more than last year, Cebu City Hall’s Department of Public Services (DPS) said yesterday. DPS chief…

Sinulog faithful unfazed by rain, brownout

Doris C. Bongcac 01/21/2018

RAIN and a 30-minute brownout didn’t deter spectators nor disrupted the clergy from officiating the 8 a.m. Mass that opened the Sinulog Grand Parade at the Cebu City Sports Center. Msgr. Roberto Alesna, parish priest of the…

Sinulog Grand Finale now in full swing 

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/21/2018

After thanking the Sr. Sto Niño for a good weather, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña officially declared the Sinulog 2018 grand parade open. He also commended Sinulog volunteers, judges and even their special guests which included Tourism…

Veco: Balloon caused power outage during start of the Sinulog Grand Parade 

Doris C. Bongcac 01/21/2018

  The power outage experienced earlier today was traced to a balloon that got entangled with the primary line of the Visayan Electric Company (Veco) located along J. Tormis Street in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City. The…

Sinulog Festival grand parade kicks off with heavy rain, power interruption amid a signal shutdown

Doris C. Bongcac 01/21/2018

  A heavy downpour and power interruption were experienced while the Sinulog grand parade opening Mass was ongoing at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC). But the rain and technical difficulties did not stop Msgr. Roberto Alesna,…

Tangub, Lanao to guest in Sinulog parade, float

Doris C. Bongcac 01/20/2018

The winner of last year’s Sinulog Based (SB) and Free Interpretation (FI) categories won’t defend their titles this year. But the Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe of Tangub City will still be featured as a guest performer in this…

Oponganons welcome Sto. Niño, Our Lady of Guadalupe

Doris C. Bongcac 01/20/2018

Hundreds of devotees greeted the images of the Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Sr. Sto. Nino as they visit Lapu-lapu City for the first time ahead of today’s fluvial procession. Carrying candles, balloons and small Sto.…

Caindec takes oath as new LTO 7 Director

Doris C. Bongcac 01/18/2018

  Cebuano businessman Victor Emmanuel Caindec took his oath as the new director of the Central Visayas Office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) on Wednesday. Caindec will replace Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Anita Pulga who was…

Tisa contingent to showcase siomai festival in Sinulog sa Barangay

Doris C. Bongcac 01/12/2018

SIOMAI and pungko-pungko vendors are among the 100 dancers from Barangay Tisa in Cebu City who will be joining their contingent in Sunday’s Sinulog sa Barangay. Choreographer Redford Oliveros said three nurses who are supposed to leave…

It’s back to basics for Sinulog kickoff

Doris C. Bongcac 01/11/2018

This year’s Sinulog is a return to basics with live music and floats to be used instead of recorded music and sports cars for the 3 p.m. kickoff parade today. Ricky Ballesteros, executive director of the Sinulog…

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