Who is this Medellin artist behind the viral Sto. Niño painting?

Immae Lachica 05/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— What makes a painting come to life? Is it the choice of color, the size, the subject, or the details? This artist from Medellin, Cebu combined all those details and created a masterpiece with…

Cebu City cops to possible witnesses: Help us catch killers of scavenger, ex-convict

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are appealing to the public to help them in their investigation in two shooting incidents a day apart in Cebu City where a scavenger and a former convict were killed. The Pardo…

Cebuano hoopsters Menina, Gastador thankful for Santo Niño for hearing their prayers

Immae Lachica 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Just a day after the Sinulog Festival two Cebuano basketball players’ prayers were heard. Shane Menina and Miguel Gastador are the newest drafts of the Marinerong Pilipino team in the PBA D-League. In the…

Sinulog: A testament of Cebuano faith and devotion

PR 01/20/2020

Shortly after Cebuanos welcome the new year, the festive vibe in this part of the Philippine archipelago does not simmer down with leftover round fruits and Christmas decor.  The streets of Cebu City take on a palpable…

Consolacion vows to return in Sinulog 2021

Rosalie Abatayo 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While they missed the chance to defend their title as Sinulog Free Interpretation champion this year, the municipality of Consolacion vows to make their comeback in the Sinulog stage in 2021. Consolacion Mayor…

Capitol: City did not coordinate assistance for Devotee City

Rosalie Abatayo 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three days before Devotee City opens for Santo Niño devotees this January 17, 2020, the Capitol said the city has not informed them yet on their particular role in catering the out-of-town devotees.…

Flowers for  Sinulog Galleon, arrival of guests  delayed due to Taal eruption

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The eruption of the Taal Volcano, despite being thousands of kilometers away, has still affected the preparations of the activities of the 455th Fiesta Señor in Cebu. Raphael Wong of Mandaue Shipping and…

10K people watch Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan at CCSC

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 01/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were at et least 10,000 to 15,000 spectators who came to see the ritual showdown competition of the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan held at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) this…

Pilgrim Image of Santo Niño to join Sinulog sa Lalawigan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in history, the Pilgrim Image of the Santo Niño will join a minor Sinulog parade. The Holy Image is currently housed at the Cebu City Jail until noon of…

Expect road closures as Sinulog 2020 launches on January 10

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sinulog 2020 is finally here as the Cebu City Sinulog Governing Board (SGB) and Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) are set to launch the festival on Friday, January 10, 2020. The launch will begin…

IN PHOTOS: Penitential Foot Procession and First Novena Mass for Fiesta Señor

Gerard Vincent Francisco and Raul Constantine Tabanao 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On January 9, 2020, thousands of devotees of the Señor Santo Niño filled a portion of Osmeña Boulevard as they joined the Penitential Foot Procession and First Novena Mass for this year’s Fiesta…

Fr. Reyes on clear bag policy uproar: We have no say on police decisions on Basilica’s security

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The priests of the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño said that they had no say on the clear bag policy of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO)  Fr. Ric Anthony Reyes, OSA, spokesperson…

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