CPDRC’s dancing inmates groove again!

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After 12 years of being put off the spotlight, the famous Cebu dancing inmates are set to enthrall again after the dancing program was relaunched on Friday, August 12 at the Cebu Provincial…

Comeback being set for CPDRC Dancing Inmates

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another internet hit may be staging a comeback. The Cebu Provincial Government is planning to bring back the exercise and rehabilitation programs for the inmates at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center…

Warden: No monthly dances by inmates

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/19/2017

After entertaining local and foreign audiences alike for years, Cebu’s famed dancing inmates will no longer be doing monthly performances for now. Acting Warden Dr. Gil Macato of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) said…

‘Barok’ to groove at CPDRC

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/27/2016

From squealing on the country’s illegal drug protectors to strutting down the jail grounds to join the latest dance craze, Alvaro “Barok” Alvaro, the alleged number one drug lord in Cebu province, might soon be the star…

New building eyed for Cebu City jail

Apple Ta-as 02/13/2016

TO ADDRESS the perennial problem of congestion in the Cebu City jail in Barangay Kalunasan, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology  (BJMP) will build a high rise building for the inmates. The Cebu City jail, which…

‘Learning to dance in the rain’

Gerard Pareja 02/01/2016

Niadtong gatudlo pa akog literature sa USC South Campus, dihay usa ka pundok sa mga tinun-an nga giklasehan ko sa atop nga dapit sa usa ka building didto. Mga education student kadto sila. Walay bongbong ang usa…

‘A love letter to our hearts’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/27/2016

Yesterday’s drizzle didn’t stop more than 800 inmates of the Cebu provincial jail from delivering a heartfelt performance before the high-ranking churchman sent by Pope Francis to represent him to the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC). Cardinal…

Honesty café opens at Cebu provincial jail

Apple Ta-as 02/01/2015

The “Noy Honesto Coffee Shop” fever has spread to the Cebu provincial jail in  barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City. On January 27, inmates opened their version of the self-service café that sells instant coffee, biscuits and noodles, then…

Cebu inmates dedicate new dance to Pope

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/09/2015

About 2,180 of Cebu’s famed dancing inmates will perform a prayer dance today to honor Pope Francis. “Our new routine is intended to welcome the pope. At the same time, we want to change his mind and…

Cebu’s dancing inmates ready performance ahead of Pope Francis’s arrival

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/08/2015

Locked in by high walls and steel railings, Cebu’s world renowned dancing inmates are as hopeful as the millions of Filipino Catholics to meet Pope Francis when he arrives in the Philippines. Hundreds of men and women…

Dancing inmates to form giant human Christmas tree

Peter L. Romanillos 12/22/2014

The world-famous dancing inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) will perform a Christmas dance on December 24 — this time forming a giant Christmas tree. Around 2,200 inmates will attempt to form a…

Dancing inmates promote 4Ps

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/05/2014

Eight hundred inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) danced to the song ‘Kaya Ko ang Pagbabago (I can achieve change)’ for the Pantawid Pamilya Caravan last Sept. 28. The nationwide jingle sung by…

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