Coast Guard on fluvial procession 2023: Generally peaceful 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The return of the fluvial procession for this year’s Fiesta Señor was generally peaceful, according to the Coast Guard. The procession started at 6:15 a.m. and ended at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan…

Thousands attend reenactment of the Christianization of Cebu

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/14/2023

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES—With an overcast sky without rain, thousands of devotees attended the solemn mass at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño after the fluvial procession early Saturday morning, January 14, 2023. The mass was presided by Rev.…

Devotees welcome return of Sto. Niño fluvial procession in Cebu City

Morexette Marie Erram 01/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As early as 5 a.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2023, Jocelyn Arches and her two kids rose from their beds to travel to downtown Cebu City. On the sidewalk of Osmeña Boulevard, they…

181 sea vessels to take part in Fiesta Señor fluvial procession

Wenilyn Sabalo 01/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A total of 181 sea vessels will be joining the 458th Fiesta Señor Fluvial Procession on Saturday morning, January 14, 2023. Lt. Junior Grade Stephen Pagcaliwagan, spokesperson of the Coast Guard District in Central Visayas…

Traslacion to undergo minor changes in Mandaue City

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/11/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A few changes will be implemented during the Traslacion on Friday, January 13, and other Sinulog-related activities that will be held in Mandaue City. On Wednesday, January 11, the Mandaue City Police Office…

In case of bad weather, Basilica considering procession at CCLEX instead of fluvial

Futch Anthony Inso, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In case of bad weather, officials from the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu is considering a procession along the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) as their contingency plan for the Fluvial Procession…

Coast Guard Cebu warns public over fake permits for fluvial procession

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu (PCG-Cebu) warned the public of unauthorized individuals and groups allegedly selling fake permits for the upcoming fluvial procession on Saturday, January 14, 2023.  “It has come to our attention…

Temporary signal shutdown unnecessary – Garganera

Wenilyn Sabalo 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There was no need to temporarily shutdown mobile phone signals during the 458th Fiesta Señor and One Cebu Island Sinulog celebration this weekend, according to Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera. Doing so is…

Fiesta Señor Fluvial Procession: Coast Guard says 76 vessels registered for the event

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As of today, a total of 76 vessels have registered to join this year’s Fiesta Señor Fluvial Procession.  Lieutenant Junior Grade Stephen Pagcaliwagan of the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) said…

Fiesta Señor and Sinulog Festival: What’s the difference?

Wenilyn Sabalo 01/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—In less than two weeks, local and foreign spectators will gather anew in the Queen City of the South which celebrates the comeback of the most anticipated in-person Sinulog Festival and Fiesta Señor. However, as…

Coast guard’s BRP CABRA is this year’s official galleon for fluvial procession

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The galleon that would carry the blessed images of Señor Sto. Niño de Cebu and the Our Lady of Guadalupe during the fluvial procession for the 458th Fiesta Señor on January 14, 2023,…

Fiesta Señor 2023: Fluvial Procession route extended up to SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More good news for devotees who wish to join and witness the comeback of the fluvial procession for Fiesta Señor in 2023. The route of the fluvial procession has been extended, the Cebu…

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