Fiesta Señor 2023: Basilica priests not keen on having fireworks display

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Augustinian priests at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño said they won’t be having fireworks display on the eve of the 458th Fiesta Señor celebration in January 2023. Fr. John Ion Miranda, OSA,…

Firecrackers, pyrotechnics also banned in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As Cebu continues to recover from the devastation left by Typhoon Odette, the provincial government here has banned the use of pyrotechnics.  Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, on December 24, issued Executive Order (EO)…

In Photos: Cebu City opens fireworks, pyrotechnics zone at SRP

Doris C. Bongcac 12/20/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Cebu City government opened on Sunday, December 20, the authorized display and vending area for fireworks and pyrotechnics at the South Road Properties (SRP). In an advisory, Irvin Cabales, head of the…

Basilica to use fireworks funds to buy relief goods instead

Rosalie Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Instead of “burning” money for fireworks, the administration of the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño said they would rather spend their resources to help those who are in dire need. Rev. Fr. Pacifico Nohara…

‘Oxymoronic’: Most injuries due to legal fireworks–DOH

Jovic Yee 01/02/2020

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday said the Department of Health (DOH) would propose a law that would impose an absolute ban on the use of firecrackers in the country, noting that majority of the injuries…

Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite massive protest petition

AFP 12/29/2019

SYDNEY — A petition to cancel Sydney’s famous New Year’s Eve fireworks and use the money to fight bushfires ringing the city has topped 260,000 signatures, but officials say the show will go on. Sydney is spending…

Public reminded: Firecrackers bad for pets

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 12/27/2019

MANILA, Philippines – An animal welfare group and an environmental advocacy organization have warned the public against the use of firecrackers, as it poses several dangers for pets because they have a heightened sense of hearing. According…

Musical fireworks display to mark end of 2019 Sinulog festivities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/03/2019

       Cebu City, Philippines – Aside from a performance by a South Korean contingent, spectators of the Sinulog Festival can expect a new segment before the festivities end.  Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, over-all chairperson…

98 vendors start selling firecrackers in Lapu-Lapu’s designated area

Norman V. Mendoza 12/19/2018

The 98 vendors, who have been allowed by the Lapu-Lapu City government to sell firecrackers in a designated area in three barangays, have already started displaying firecrackers there. The vendors, who had secured permits to sell firecrackers…

Batangas wins Sinulog fireworks competition

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/20/2018

A slight drizzle of rain failed to dampen the dazzling display of fireworks that lighted Cebu City’s skies in last night’s Sinulog Pyrofest Competition at the SM City Cebu. JNM Pyrotechnics of Lemery town in Batangas bested…

No fireworks for Sinulog Grand finale

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/15/2018

Expect no fireworks during the Sinulog Grand Finale as Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña expressly prohibited it, the Sinulog Foundation Inc. said yesterday. “There will be no fireworks. The mayor would not allow it. We stopped using…

Location of firecracker zones, fireworks display zones in Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 12/31/2017

The Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue City Police offices released the lists of firecracker zones and fireworks display zones in their respective barangays. LAPU-LAPU CITY Barangay Agus identified seven Community Fireworks Display Areas namely: – Sitio Proper, in front…

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