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…

House Speaker Arroyo cites Filipino-Chinese’ contribution to Cebu’s economy

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY –Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has recognized the contribution of the Filipino Chinese community to the economy of Cebu and the Philippines. Arroyo is the guest of honor during the ceremonial turnover of the P30-million donation…

Palma heeds Cebuano heritage groups’ call to save Patria de Cebu facade

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma heeded the clamor of Cebuano heritage groups to save the facade of Patria de Cebu for the incoming development of the property by the Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI). Palma,…

Palma firm on stand to develop Patria de Cebu despite Architect Java’s resignation

Delta Derycka Letigio 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma remains determined to continue with the partnership with Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) to develop the Patria de Cebu, despite the resignation of Architect Melva Java from the Archdiocesan Commission on Cultural…

A heritage manual for all time

Jobers R. Bersales 07/18/2018

Nearly two decades before the earthquake that struck Bohol and Cebu in 2013, the need for a kind of instruction book on how to take care of structures built during the Spanish colonial period was already felt…

Stormy skies give way to heritage tour

PR 06/05/2018

Gabii sa Kabilin A heavy rain threatened to spoil Cebu’s favorite summer heritage event last May 25, but as if on cue, it stopped when the Gabii sa Kabilin (GSK) started at 6 p.m. Like a theater…

NHCP frowns on construction of 20-storey building at Capitol compound

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/05/2018

Saying it distorts the Capitol’s image as a historical landmark, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) has asked the Cebu provincial government to forego the construction of the proposed 20-storey building at the Capitol compound.…

Supporting heritage

Jobers R. Bersales 05/30/2018

The annual Gabii sa Kabilin last Friday, albeit dampened somewhat by the sudden downpour, showed once again that the Cebuano and tourist alike have time for local heritage and history. As we continue to celebrate the National…

A night of heritage

Nestle L. Semilla 05/26/2018

Heavy rains poured, Friday, but it did not stop the family of eight-year-old Mariska Rose Pormento and an estimated five thousand others from enjoying a tour of Metro Cebu’s heritage cites across the cities of Cebu, Talisay,…

The pre-colonial in our heritage

Madrileña de la Cerna 05/19/2018

May is National Heritage Month and one of the major events to celebrate it is the Gabii sa Kabilin held every last Friday of May. The theme of the 2018 Gabii sa Kabilin is Balangay in preparation…

Tourism Heritage Plans

MAO BA? 04/25/2018

Netizens gave their inputs to plans by the Cebu Association of Tour Operation Specialists (CATOS) to strengthen tourism heritage in Cebu to lure more visitors to the province. Mary Reponoya Debacker wrote, “the main reason tourists dont…

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