Eastern Visayas athletes determined to compete in Palaro

Calvin D. Cordova 05/06/2014

Sta. Cruz, Laguna—Inadequate training facilities, scarce funds and not having enough time to prepare for this year’s Palarong Pambansa. The Eastern Visayas Athletic Association (EVRAA) faced these difficulties and yet chose to slug it out with 16…

‘Aftershock’ wins Sinulog Filmfest

Apple Ta-as 02/02/2014

The October earthquake and the late “Titang Diola”, who danced the Sinulog until  her 80s were the subject matter of the first prize winners of the 2014 Sinulog Film Festival. Independent film maker Remton Zuasola bagged most…

Placer’s risks pay off with title

Doris C. Bongcac 01/21/2014

The Kulturang Placereño contingent of Placer, Masbate province tried several firsts in their Sinulog-Based (SB) entry that won them first place in this year’s Sinulog dance competition. Dancers performed as singers hummed “Miligoy de Cebu,” part of…

Lumad Basakanon targets Pasay City’s Aliwan festival

01/21/2014

AFTER winning the Free Interpretation (FI) category in last Sunday’s Sinulog, the Lumad Basakanon of barangay Basak San Nicolas in Cebu City has its sights set on the Aliwan Festival in April, this year. Choreographer Norman Navarro…

Capitol to reward Tuburan, winning province contingents

Peter L. Romanillos 01/21/2014

Contingents from the cities and towns of Cebu province that won in various competitions during this year’s Sinulog festival will be given rewards by the provincial government. “No exact figure yet but I promised  Mayor (Democrito) Diamante…

Sinu’g sa Casa Gorordo

01/21/2014

A boy chants prayers to the Sto. Niño  as visitors, local and foreign, watch the  original Cebuano “sinu’g”  offered as a dance-prayer in Casa Gorordo Museum. The “sinu’g” is  continued by Carol Diola  who promised her aunt,…

Yolanda survivors fulfill ‘panata’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/20/2014

A family of Yolanda survivors from Tacloban City ignored the  bleak weather forecast and travelled to Cebu to fulfill their “panata” or vow to honor the   Señor Santo Niño on his feast day. “This is a yearly …

Cebu City’s ‘Lumad Basakanon’ and Placer, Masbate group awarded best in Sinulog dancing

Chito O. Aragon, Christine Estrella, Doris C. Bongcac, Edison Delos Angeles 01/20/2014

It was sweet triumph for the Lumad Basakanon, Cebu City’s favorite Sinulog champion, which regained its no. 1 status in the annual dance competion of the biggest festival of the country. Synchronized steps, drama and a dance…

‘Care for the voiceless, the powerless, poor’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/20/2014

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to be humble and care for the “voiceless, the powerless, and the penniless.” In a 6 a.m. mass on the feast day of the Sto. Niño, Palma reinforced the call…

Capitol’s nipa hut float signals rebuilding for typhoon victims

Peter L. Romanillos 01/20/2014

A “bahay kubo” or nipa hut in a garden of flowers with a Sto. Niño on the window sill was displayed on the float of the Cebu provincial government in the Sinulog parade. The native cottage signified…

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