No fiesta celebration for Bacani in Clarin this May

Nestle L. Semilla 04/25/2017

IT will be the first time for Barangay Bacani in Clarin town of Bohol to celebrate its fiesta without the festivities. This was decided by the village officials yesterday as they have to postpone some fiesta-related programs…

Teenager remains missing after swimming in Dalaguete

Rene F. Alima 02/13/2017

Cebu City–A 17-year-old boy remains missing, a day after he reportedly drowned while swimming with a companion in the waters of Barangay Poblacion in Dalaguete town, located 90 kilometers south of here. Rene Wong of Bais, Negros…

Sto. Niño church in Talisay starts fiesta activities

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/07/2017

ALTHOUGH January is over, the events in honor of the Sto. Niño persist. In Talisay City, the Sto. Niño de Cebu Parish in Lower Mohon has started its series of activities leading to the feast of its…

Sinulog Fiesta Food

Aissa A. Dela Cruz 01/13/2017

FILIPINOS are essentially fiesta-loving people. And we have a lot to be thankful for our fiestas rooted in Christianity dating back to the Spanish colonial period. The celebrations of fiestas are held in honor of Patron Saints…

Police say pickpockets from Manila may operate during Sinulog

Nestle L. Semilla 01/11/2017

Police hinted at the possibility that pickpockets from Manila will come to Cebu during the Sinulog festival this weekend, now that the Black Nazarene procession in Quiapo is already over. Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) chief Joel Doria…

Sto. Niño priests ask devotees to stop using balloons

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/03/2017

The Augustinian fathers made an appeal to those who will be participating in this year’s Sinulog celebrations to stop the practice of releasing balloons, with prayers written on slips tied to the tails. The 452nd Fiesta Señor…

Explosion in Hilongos, Leyte injures 27, undetermined number feared dead

Joey Gabieta 12/28/2016

TACLOBAN CITY–An explosion was reported in the town plaza of Hilongos in Leyte past 9 p.m. on Wednesday where a boxing event was in progress as part of the town’s fiesta celebration. Initial report received by the…

Devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe spans generations

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/12/2016

SHE was only five years old when her father first brought her to the Our Lady of Guadalupe parish in Barangay Guadalupe to attend the Mass in celebration of the fiesta of the Virgin Mary under that…

Thousands join procession, Mass for Our Lady of Guadalupe

Nestle L. Semilla 12/11/2016

More than 2,000 devotees attended the Mass for Our Lady of Guadalupe while more than 20,000 attended the long solemn procession for the patroness of Cebu Sunday afternoon. The concelebrated Mass was officiated by Bishop Dennis Villarojo…

Kids in Lapu-Lapu enjoy rides, games

Norman V. Mendoza 12/04/2016

A 9-year-old child, whose father passed away, was among the 2,500 indigent children who enjoyed an early Christmas treat given by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza yesterday. Jason, who spent the last three years at the Homecare…

Holiday in Lapu City for today’s fiesta

Norman V. Mendoza 11/20/2016

SECURITY remains high as thousands of visitors flocked to Lapu-Lapu City on the eve of their fiesta yesterday. Some devotees of the Virgin of the Rule from Bohol province, like 68-year-old Saturnina Quimson, arrived in motorboats at…

Fluvial parade kicks off Lapu fiesta

Norman V. Mendoza 11/11/2016

THE fluvial parade to be participated by around 60 motorized boats, including speed boats and jetskis, will be held today to kick off the fiesta celebration of Lapu-Lapu in honor of the Our Lady of Rule on…

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