No Devotee City for Fiesta Señor 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Devotees of Señor Sto. Niño from Cebu Province and other provinces are urged not to come to Cebu City for the Fiesta Señor celebrations from January 7 to 16, 2022.  Councilor Philip Zafra, the chairperson…

No Devotee City for Fiesta Señor 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Since visitors from outside Cebu City aren’t expected for the Fiesta Señor 2021 due to the continuous threat of the COVID-19, the city government has decided not to put up the Devotee City…

Devotee City opens for Sinulog pilgrims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pilgrims from the towns and cities in Cebu can now avail free shelter at the Devotee City beside the Compania Maritima at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City starting today, January…

Capitol: City did not coordinate assistance for Devotee City

Rosalie Abatayo 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three days before Devotee City opens for Santo Niño devotees this January 17, 2020, the Capitol said the city has not informed them yet on their particular role in catering the out-of-town devotees.…

Tighter measures at Devotee City to ensure out-of-town pilgrims get free accommodation

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Government will implement stringent measures to screen the individuals who will reside at the”Devotee City” for the entire duration of the Sinulog Festival. Councilor Philip Zafra, who was tasked by…

Tents added in Devotee City for pilgrims

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials in charge of the Devotee City have resorted to other means in making sure out-of-town pilgrims have a decent place to stay in Cebu City during the celebration of the Fiesta Señor. During…

WATCH: Cebu City Gov’t to install about 100 container vans in Compania Maritima for the “Devotee City” today

Nestle L. Semilla 01/12/2018

Cebu City Gov’t to install about 100 container vans WATCH: Cebu City Gov’t to install about 100 container vans in Compania Maritima for the “Devotee City” today | Nestle Semilla Posted by Cebu Daily News on Thursday,…

Devotees flock to ‘Devotee City’

Morexette Erram 01/13/2017

On it’s 21st year, this year’s “Devotee City” is now open. The place, which is right beside the old Compania Maritima building near City Hall, is actually a row of forty 20-footer container vans lined up as…

Devotee City opens

Morexette Erram 01/12/2017

Cebu City Hall officially opened the Devotee City for this year’s Sinulog Festival at 11:15 am Thursday, setting new arrangements to occupants. About 40 20-footer container vans donated by cargo firm 2G0 stood at the Devotee City…

Devotee city to rise soon

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/30/2016

STARTING next week, the Cebu City government will begin preparations for Devotee City, a row of container vans strategically located near the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño, to provide free housing for out-of-town Santo Niño devotees with…

Street families move out of Devotee City

Juli Ann M. Sibi 02/04/2016

SOME 56 street families  staying at the Devotee City were asked to return to the flood-prone and abandoned Compania Maritima building. The Devotee City was closed after the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) ended last Sunday. “Our…

‘Rescued’ dwellers allowed to stay in Devotee City

Juli Ann M. Sibi 01/28/2016

STREET families “rescued” by the Cebu City government are now staying at the Devotee City. As of yesterday, a total of 56 street families are staying in the temporary facility put up by the government to house…

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