Giving guitar-making industry a boost

Norman V. Mendoza 09/13/2017

MARIBAGO HOLDS GUITAR FESTIVAL Children with colorful costumes highlighting locally made guitars competed in the street-dancing competition in the sixth Guitar Festival of Barangay Maribago last Sunday. The activity was aimed at boosting the waning interest in…

Summer Playtime Workshops Batch 3 at SM Seaside

PR 05/08/2017

UPSKILL yourself and learn new things this summer with SM Seaside’s Summer Playtime Workshops. Enroll in ballet, capoeira, guitar, hip-hop, lego robotics, modelling, taekwondo, theater and voice lessons. Just by presenting a single or accumulated receipt worth…

Gugma Gitara celebrates Cebuano art, music, and pride

PR 05/02/2017

  ART and music aficionados were in for a treat last March 18, with the grand awarding of Gugma Gitara at Robinsons Galleria Cebu. Contestants and guests came together to witness the culmination of Cebu’s first ever…

Upskill yourself with SM Seaside’s Summer Playtime Workshops

04/07/2017

Learning doesn’t necessarily stop as the school year ends. If you still don’t have plans for the entire vacation and if you want your kids to develop skills for various arts, this could be your new adventure!…

Tugging art strings at the Gugma Gitara Competition

PR 03/15/2017

CEBUANOS have always had a knack for music and the arts. As tribute to the ever-evolving Cebuano brand of craftsmanship, the Gugma Gitara “design-your-own-guitar” competition was held last Feb. 18. Over 100 students joined and paid tribute…

Maestro Jose Valdez and his music

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/04/2016

FOURTH OF FIVE PARTS When Maestro Jose Valdez was four years old, he was diagnosed with German polio, a condition that left him incapable of walking for a year. His father, a military man who played the…

Music for flute and guitar

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 12/26/2015

Our host brought them to add more verve to the party. And so, when we had done with the meal, and earnest eating gave way to light talk, they began playing – the man his guitar and…

Despite downpour, Maribago holds 5th Guitar Festival

Norman V. Mendoza 09/16/2015

THE heavy  rains did not stop residents and visitors to celebrate the 5th Guitar Festival in barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City last Monday with the theme “Paghinumdom sa Panginabuhian”. The parade started at 5 p.m. and residents waited…

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