Quincentennial Marker unveiled in Plaza Sugbo

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Quincentennial Marker that remembers the arrival of the Magellan-Elcano fleet 500 years ago has been unveiled in Cebu City on the 500th anniversary of the historical event. Presidential Assistant to the Visayas,…

University of Liverpool offering master’s degree on The Beatles

Ian Biong 02/27/2021

The University of Liverpool has begun accepting applications for the first-ever master’s program on The Beatles’ impact on music and heritage. Aspiring students will be able to study the said course starting September 2021, the University of…

The Heritage of Filipino Cuisine

PR 08/29/2020

With less than 250 days until we celebrate the quincentennial of the victory of Mactan, Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino is releasing the country’s first virtual restaurant by a hotel this Monday, August 31, 2020, through their…

Gabii sa Kabilin 2020 goes digital

PR 06/20/2020

The 14th run of GSK will be held online for the very first time with free monthly activities centered on Cebuano culture and heritage. Various museums and heritage sites in Cebu are working together to host online talks, performances,…

Part of China’s Great Wall not built for war: study

06/09/2020

The northern segment of the Great Wall of China was built not to block invading armies but rather to monitor civilian movement, an Israeli archaeologist said Tuesday. When researchers fully mapped the Great Wall’s 740-kilometre (460-mile) Northern…

Sugbo Chinese Heritage Museum’s soft opening is a long-earned success — Gothong

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sugbo Chinese Museum took 10 years in the making from its conceptualization, and its opening is a form of pride for the Cebuano Chinese community.  This was the statement of Bob Gothong,…

Painting on Pari-an heritage monument wins best art piece

Immae Lachica 02/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A painting of the heritage monument in Barangay Pari-an was judged as the best artwork in this year’s celebration of the 4th Cebu City Arts Week. The painting by Nereo Eyac won him P60, 000…

Heritage groups urge City Council: Protect intangible heritage

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heritage groups in Cebu City has asked the City Council to help protect not only the tangible heritage sites in the city but also its intangible treasures. Florencio Moreno, Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Incorporated (RAFI)…

‘Christmas feels’ put on hold in Mandaue City; classes remain suspended due to Typhoon Tisoy

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Christmas ambiance at the Mandaue City Heritage Park shall wait until Wednesday, December 4, 2019. The Christmas tree and the lights, which complement the Christmas village adornment in the plaza, make up…

Cebuana to represent Nevada in Mutya Pilipinas 2019 pageant

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another Cebuana gets on board for Mutya Pilipinas 2019. Tyra Rae Florito Goldman is part of the official roster as she currently represents the Filipino community of Nevada, United States of America (USA). …

Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo kicks off in Consolacion; participants learn culture, heritage of northern Cebu towns

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 06/21/2019

CONSOLACION, Cebu —Twenty teams composed of 80 individuals representing various companies and organizations join the Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo 2019, a three-day race that takes participants to 19 destinations in northern Cebu. Lumba’g Laag sa Sugbo is…

Kid-tour guides help keep Argao’s heritage alive

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 03/16/2019

ARGAO, Cebu, Philippines—The stories of the old no longer stay with the old as these stories are now fresh in the minds of the youth of Argao while they bring in tourists to appreciate the heritage of…

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