Cebuanos abroad urged: Take opportunity in learning heritage virtually

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – This year’s culmination of the Gabii sa Kabilin (GSK) will be done virtually once again as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. But organizers are optimistic that they can draw more people to participate by…

Mandaue to have 3 activities for the 500 years of Christianity celebration

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/01/2021

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines — Mandaue City will have three activities for the 500 years of Christianity. The acitivities include Papal Nuncio Visit, Triduum Motorcade, and Gabii sa Kabilin. Read: Palma: Papal Nuncio to attend launch…

Limasawa, not Butuan: Webinar to discuss report on disputed site of the First Mass

PR 03/24/2021

To mark the 500th anniversary of the First Easter Sunday Mass in the Philippines, Gabii sa Kabilin will hold a webinar on March 26 entitled, “The First Mass (Latest Inquiry)” with historian, author and professor Dr. Rolando…

Webinar to discuss Magellan in the Philippines, crew’s escape

PR 02/22/2021

In anticipation of the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Magellan and Christianity in the Philippines and the Victory at Mactan, Gabii sa Kabilin will hold a webinar on February 26, entitled, “Tracing the Magellanic Expedition Part…

GSK webinar to trace Santo Niño’s journey from Europe to Cebu

PR 01/28/2021

Cebuanos’ faith and devotion to the Santo Nino has come a long way since the image arrived on our shores five centuries ago. Since then, the devotion has spread across the country and the world, and it…

Webinar looks into the concept of art and beauty in precolonial Cebu

PR 11/25/2020

The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) – Gabii sa Kabilin (GSK) will hold its eighth online activity titled “Bulawanong Tahom: The Aesthetic Life of Precolonial Cebuanos” on Friday, November 27 at 3 P.M. The free lecture by…

GSK showcases some of the Visayan myths and legends

PR 10/21/2020

The Visayas region holds a rich and colorful collection of myths and legends. Our ancestors told stories about gods and goddesses, monsters and creatures, and heroes, often reflecting their environment, morals and traditions. The seventh Gabii sa…

GSK webinar focused on Fujian ceramics and precolonial trade

PR 10/01/2020

The fourth Gabii sa Kabilin webinar on “Fujian Ceramics Traded in Precolonial Philippines” was held last September 26, highlighting the different trade ceramics found and excavated in the country. Deliza Ridoloso, former vice president of the Oriental…

GSK webinar to highlight Chinese ceramics traded in PH

PR 09/24/2020

Continuing efforts to make Cebuano culture and heritage more accessible to the public, Gabii sa Kabilin will hold its 4th online activity highlighting “Fujian Ceramics Traded in Precolonial Philippines” on Saturday, September 26 at 3 p.m. The…

Gabii sa Kabilin postpones virtual tour of Fort San Pedro

PR 09/18/2020

The Gabii sa Kabilin (GSK) virtual tour of Fort San Pedro scheduled today, September 18, has been moved to Friday, October 9 due to technical and production challenges. Last September 16, Fort San Pedro re-opened their doors…

Gabii sa Kabilin to host a virtual tour of Fort San Pedro

PR 09/17/2020

Fort San Pedro will hold its very first virtual tour on Friday, September 18 at 3 p.m. as part of the monthly Gabii sa Kabilin (GSK) online activities. The guided tour will trace the Fort’s 455-year history…

Gabii sa Kabilin to highlight Visayan tattooing in free webinar

PR 08/25/2020

Gabii sa Kabilin will hold its third online activity about “Visayan Tattooing and Tattoo Designs” on Friday, August 28 at 3 p.m. It will focus on the art of tattooing in pre-colonial Visayas and the significance of…

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