Duterte inaugurates CCLEX on historic day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte inaugurated the iconic Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) through a unique car ribbon-cutting ceremony in the middle of the bridge. Instead of cutting the ribbon using the traditional scissors, the…

250 Lapu-Lapu police to secure PRRD, Kadaugan sa Mactan closing

Futch Anthony Inso 04/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) will deploy 250 police personnel to secure President Rodrigo Duterte and the closing activities of the quincentennial celebration of the Victory at Mactan on Wednesday, April 27,…

Lapu-Lapu City mounts “Kadaugan Art Exhibit and Trade Fair”

Futch Anthony Inso 04/22/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government opened on Friday morning, April 22, 2022, the “Kadaugan Art Exhibit and Trade Fair” on the ground floor of the Island Central Mall (ICM) in Barangay Ibo. The activity was…

Spotlight on for local performers in future reenactments of Kadaugan sa Mactan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The activities and the number of attendees for the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan may have scaled-down. But the event that culminated on Tuesday, April 27, at the very same site…

Kadaugan sa Mactan at 500

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/27/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – On April 27, 1521, warriors under Datu Lapulapu’s command defended the island of Mactan from Spanish invaders. 500 years later, this historic event was reenacted on the same spot believed to be where…

IN PHOTOS: The reenactment of the Victory at Mactan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/27/2021

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu–Lapu-Lapu City successfully hosted once again the reenactment of the Kadaugan sa Mactan (Victory at Mactan) that happened on this day 500 years ago.   The reenactment of the historic battle was held at the…

Chan leads Oponganons in commemorating 499th anniversary of Kadaugan sa Mactan

Doris C. Bongcac 04/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) did not stop Lapu-Lapu City officials led by Mayor Junard Chan from commemorating the historic Battle of Mactan which happened 499 years ago. While they adhere…

National gov’t prepares ‘virtual program’ to celebrate 499th anniv of Kadaugan sa Mactan

Doris C. Bongcac 04/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The national government has prepared a “virtual program” to celebrate the 499th anniversary of the historic battle of Mactan on Monday, April 27. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan said that the celebration would…

Chan announces cancelation of Kadaugan sa Mactan activities due to COVID-19

Doris C. Bongcac 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan announced on Tuesday morning, April 14, 2020, the suspension of Kadaugan sa Mactan activities as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Chan said that the…

Actor Dennis Padilla endorses Bong Go in Kadaugan sa Mactan program

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/27/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, Philippines — It was a program meant to celebrate the 498th anniversary of the Battle of Mactan. But spectators at the Liberty Shrine on Saturday morning, April 27, also heard a political endorsement when…

PHOTO GALLERY: Scenes at the Kadaugan sa Mactan 2019 festivities

Michelle Joy Padayhag and Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/27/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, Philippines – – All roads lead to the Mactan Liberty Shrine on Saturday, April 27, 2019, as tourists and residents of Lapu-Lapu City gather in the area for 498th anniversary of Kadaugan sa Mactan.…

Dino promotes LRT, reminds care for tourist destinations in Kadaugan sa Mactan commemoration

Marc Cosep 04/27/2018

Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino graced the commemoration of the 497th celebration of Kadaugan sa Mactan today (April 27) at Mactan Shrine, Lapu-Lapu City. In his keynote speech, he reiterated his support for the construction…

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