Pasigarbo sa Sugbo to make a comeback this 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another tradition is expected to make a comeback this year as anti-COVID measures have further eased in Cebu. The Capitol announced that the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo will return this year after three years…

Capitol to give P3 million to Cebu City government for Sinulog celebration

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government will be extending a P3 million financial assistance and other resources to Cebu City for the Sinulog 2020. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia met with representatives of the Sinulog Foundation  Inc.…

Gwen to dance with Alcoy’s Siloy Festival dancers in Sinulog 2020

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia will be back on the Sinulog stage this January 19, 2020. The 64-year-old governor, this time, chose to make her comeback at the Sinulog ritual showdown with the dancers from…

A united Cebu City and Province

Jobers Reynes Bersales 09/02/2019

Oh the times are a-changin’! The recently concluded “Pasigarbo sa Sugbo Festival of Festivals,” which showcased nearly 50 town and city festivals of Cebu, was held for the first time in Cebu City. After a six-year hiatus…

Former Pasigarbo Festival Queen winners to Marla Alforque: Have a fruitful reign

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Pasigarbo sa Sugbo Festival Queen winners wish newly-crowned Pasigarbo sa Sugbo Festival Queen 2019 Marla Alforque a fruitful reign. Keena Sumido, who won the crown in 2012 advised Alforque to have the…

Boy in bird costume brings joy to Cebu’s streets

Immae Lachica 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Over the weekend, August 24 to 25, the streets of Cebu were filled with gigantic props, colorful costumes, and beautiful queens in celebration of the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo. Participants from different towns all over  Cebu…

Gwen on Pasigarbo sa Sugbo: We have a show that makes us proud to be Cebuanos

Rosalie Abatayo 08/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Not even the downpour could dampen the spirits of the 15 winners of Pasigarbo sa Sugbo during their repeat performances on Monday, August 26. The five winners of Pasigarbo sa Sugbo Street Dancing…

Pasigarbo 2019 one of the most grand, competitive in terms of production

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — This year’s Pasigarbo sa Sugbo has “surpassed all records” of the Festival of Festivals since its conception in 2008. Victor Hao Cuenco, the lead organizer for Pasigarbo sa Sugbo 2019, said this year’s…

Sogod, Moalboal head pack of 44 contingents for Pasigarbo’s street dance parade

Rosalie Abatayo 08/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Wearing colorful costumes and headdresses of sea creatures like octopuses and crabs, the 80 dancers of the Moalboal contingent representing the Kagasangan Festival are among the first groups of the 44 contingents to…

CPPO chief puts 2-hour street crowd estimate of Pasigarbo parade at 5,000

Alvin Marie A. Timtim 08/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —At least 5,000 people are seen along Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City to watch the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo on August 25. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) chief, said in a…

Miss Universe PH Ganados coming home to Cebu for Pasigarbo sa Sugbo

Michelle Joy Padayhag 08/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The queen is coming home. Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Christiana Ganados will finally have her homecoming two months after winning the grandest crown in the country. The Talisay City native updated her…

Garcia revives One Cebu Expo, opens at SM Seaside

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Handicrafts, delicacies and other products from Cebu’s cities and municipalities took centerstage at the One Cebu Expo which formally opened on Wednesday, August 14, at the Mountain View Wing of SM Seaside City. Cebu Governor…

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