Palma firm on stand to develop Patria de Cebu despite Architect Java’s resignation

Delta Derycka Letigio 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma remains determined to continue with the partnership with Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) to develop the Patria de Cebu, despite the resignation of Architect Melva Java from the Archdiocesan Commission on Cultural…

Tangub to skip Sinulog

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/24/2018

Tangub City won’t be competing in next year’s Sinulog parade and dance presentations. Councilor Dave Tumulak, chairman of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) executive committee, said the Sinanduloy Cultural Dance Troupe of Tangub City withdrew from the…

Cesafi academic and cultural events TO UNFURL NOV. 20

Mars G. Alison 11/03/2018

What sets the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi) from other inter-school league such as the UAAP and NCAA in Manila is that aside from the sporting events, it also has an academic and cultural competitions. “That…

Capitol encourages cultural, heritage tours for the Holy Week

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/28/2018

Beyond Cebu’s beach offerings Cultural and heritage tours are set to be enhanced and improved to capture more tourists on vacation like during the Holy Week. But for now, beaches remain to be Cebu’s main come-on for…

Participatory: The way cultural mapping should be

Jobers R. Bersales 02/21/2018

I witnessed the oath-taking of nearly a hundred cultural mappers from the different barangays and schools of Argao last Thursday. Despite running a mild fever and plenty of coughing and sneezing, I made sure I would be…

Towards a cultural education

Madrileña de la Cerna 07/08/2017

In answer to the clamor for a program that will serve as a springboard in a new approach to the teaching of nationalism by cultivating pride of place, schools are painstakingly working out a way of making…

The true cultural warrior

Madrileña de la Cerna 06/10/2017

For the generation of Cebu Theresians who were in the classes of Sister Maria Delia Coronel, ICM, few were aware of the grounding of understanding, appreciating and preserving Philippine cultural heritage the way Sr. Delia did in…

The making of a grand festival

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/09/2017

In a country known throughout the world for its faith and cultural aesthetics, it is only fitting for each year to open with a grand festival that is as stunning and as vibrant as Cebu’s very own…

Several athletes choose to skip closing of Provincial Meet

John Carlo Villaruel 11/25/2016

SOME athletes who were billeted in different schools in Compostela town, northern Cebu didn’t wait for the closing ceremonies of the Cebu Provincial Sports and Cultural Meet 2016 held in the neighboring northern town of Carmen. The…

Duterte’s declaration

Editorial 10/24/2016

By this time, much has been said about President Rodrigo Duterte’s provocative statement about the Philippines breaking its military and economic ties with the US in a speech before Chinese officials during his visit in China last…

IEC delegates to witness Cebu’s rich culture, history

Nestle L. Semilla 01/24/2016

A walking  tour of Cebu City’s historic  Parian district is an experience that delegates of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) will  remember. Delegates can  witness Cebu’s culture and history as organizers plan an evening  heritage tour…

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