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SFI: Sinulog 2020 is a success

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sinulog 2020 was a success.  This was the statement of the Elmer “Jojo” Labella, executive director of the Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) and brother of Mayor Edgardo Labella, after the 13-hour festival. Jojo…

Sinanduloy, Lumad Basakanon make grand comeback to Sinulog

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinanduloy Cultural Dance Troupe of Tangub City made a grand comeback to the Sinulog Festival after a two-year hiatus, taking home the top prizes both in the street dancing and Sinulog-based (SB)…

Rama: LRT is okay, just don’t touch heritage sites

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said the suggestion of President Rodrigo to put up overpasses and trains in the city instead of expanding the roads should be considered carefully in order not…

Zubiri’s prayer to Sto. Niño: Passing of the Disaster Resilience Bill

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senator Miguel Zubiri is a long time devotee of the Señor Santo Niño de Cebu and this is his 12th time in Cebu for the Sinulog festival.  “Sa among altar sa balay, naa…

‘Unity dance’ of Gov. Garcia, Mayor Labella will push through next year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The much anticipated “unity dance” of Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia and Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella didn’t push through on Sunday, January 19, 2020, but this doesn’t mean it isn’t happening in the future.  …

Duterte wishes to watch Sinulog contingents perform on CCSC grandstand stage – SFI

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his desire to watch some Sinulog 2020 contingents perform on the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) grandstand stage during his Sunday afternoon visit. Elmer “Jojo” Labella, executive director…

No classes in Cebu City a day after Sinulog

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella declared the suspension of  classes in all levels for public schools in the city on Monday, January 20, 2020.  Labella said that because of the overwhelming crowd during the solemn…

‘Sinulog is a time for unity’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Sinulog festival is a time for unity in Cebu.  This was the message of Monsignor Roberto “Boy” Alesna in his homily during the opening mass of the Sinulog Grand Parade on Sunday, January 19,…

Garcia: Duterte’s visit a thank you to the Cebuanos

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The visit of President Rodrigo Duterte during the Sinulog grand parade on Sunday, January 19, 2020, is a manifestation of his gratitude to the Cebuanos who helped in his election in 2016, says Cebu…

Labella’s appeal: Enjoy Sinulog 2020, but please behave

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Enjoy the Sinulog, but please behave. This was the message of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella for Cebuanos and guests who will be watching the Sinulog grand parade that will officially start in an…

40 years of Sinulog, the making of one of the country’s grandest festivals

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 200 college students from seven universities in Cebu City gathered at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño grounds on January 19, 1980 to dance the “Sinug” for the first time. Wearing Filipinana…

SFI to public: Get Sinulog Grand Showdown tickets at CCSC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) is encouraging the public, who still wants to watch the Sinulog Grand Showdown tomorrow, January 19, 2020, at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) to be early in…

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