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Iconic museums from around the world you can tour online

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 05/18/2020

Do you want to try something new? Why not learn history through visiting iconic museums online. Many museums offer free online tours that will give you three-dimensional experience that’ll make you feel you’re actually walking inside the…

Christian Relics around the globe

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 04/28/2020

April 28, 1565, is the day of discovery of the image of Sto. Niño. And to commemorate this sacred event, Cebuanos celebrate this through the annual Kaplag Celebration. Celebrating Kaplag this year marks the 455th anniversary of…

Interesting facts about the Philippines’ first hero and the battle that he led to victory

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/27/2020

The Battle of Mactan on April 27, 1521 was a very significant event in the country. In our history classes, we learned that it was this day that Filipinos fought and won against Spanish invaders led by…

Discovering culture by listening to traditional music

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/15/2020

It is said that one way to learn about culture of a country is through its music. Music doesn’t only tell a story, but it connects people around the world. Music is indeed a universal language no…

Unexplained modern day miracles

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/12/2020

Do you believe in miracles? If there are, why should we believe in them? There are a lot of miracles written in the Holy Bible such as Moses dividing the red sea, Jesus feeding five thousand people,…

Let the Summer Games begin! Next time …

Rhobie A. Ruaya, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 03/26/2020

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games have been postponed due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Japan and the International Olympics Committee officially confirmed the delay of the 2020 Olympics in a statement last Tuesday,…

Black Saturday play in Santa Fe canceled

Michelle Joy Padayhag 03/23/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Teatro Santa Fe has decided to cancel its live performance for “Gugma sa Langit” (Love from Heaven) due to the threat of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). But the public will still expect performances through online release, as confirmed by…

Teatro Santa Fe to re-stage “Gugma sa Langit” on Black Saturday

Michelle Joy Padayhag 03/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Teatro Santa Fe is set to restage “Gugma sa Langit” on Black Saturday, April 11, 2020, at the Santo Niño Roman Catholic Plaza in the town of Santa Fe, Bantayan Island, northern…

All-Cebuano cast of Siddhartha the Musical of the Philippines in South America for shows

Michelle Joy Padayhag 02/20/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—A group of Cebuano artists are set to make a name for themselves in the international stage again. This as the all-Cebuano cast of Siddhartha the Musical of the Philippines is currently in South America…

Public urged on Rizal Day: Honor heroes by upholding democracy

Rosalie Abatayo 12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Do your part in nation-building and in upholding democracy.” This was the message of Dr. Jocelyn Gerra, commissioner of Cebu City’s Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC), as the city commemorated on Monday…

Cebuano artist gives his take on urbanism in China exhibit

Immae Lachica 12/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano artist Francis Sollano, the only Filipino creative who was selected to install his work in the 2019 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture in Shenzhen, China, says he promotes his love for the art…

500-day countdown to Victory of Mactan’s 500th anniversary to kick off with grand cultural show

Norman V. Mendoza 12/13/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City will be the center of a grand cultural show on Saturday December 14 to start the 500-day countdown to the 500th anniversary of the “Victory of Mactan.” There will be a…

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