Sinulog 2023 kicks off today with fewer participants

Doris C. Bongcac 01/15/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Sinulog grand parade is making a comeback this year after a two year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from having a new venue, which is the South Road Properties (SRP),…

Cebu governor on Sinulog at SRP: I wish, pray for event’s success

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite their decision to back out of the Sinulog Festival 2023 due to safety and security concerns over the new venue at the South Road Properties (SRP), Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia wished all…

Sinulog through the years

Doris C. Bongcac 01/10/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — There is now an ongoing discussion as to whether to push through with the use of the South Road Properties (SRP) as the venue for this year’s Sinulog grand parade and ritual showdown.…

Gwen raises concerns on SRP as Sinulog venue

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 01/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has spoken out on holding the Sinulog Festival at the South Road Properties (SRP). Garcia on Monday, Jan. 9, expressed concerns on the current state of the festival which…

Sinulog 2023 stage at SRP now complete

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The construction of the stage for the Sinulog 2023 ritual showdown at the South Road Properties (SRP) is now complete, according to Elmer ‘Jojo’ Labella, executive director of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI).…

Ballesteros: SRP not ready to accommodate Sinulog grand parade

Doris C. Bongcac 01/07/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — With just a few more days left, the venue of the Sinulog grand parade at the South Road Properties (SRP) is not yet ready to accommodate the big event on January 15. Ricky…

Sinulog 2023 contingents continue to wait for subsidies promised by Cebu City Hall

Doris C. Bongcac 01/03/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Sinulog 2023 will formally kick off on Friday, Jan. 6. The Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan and the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan competitions, respectively, are already scheduled this weekend. But as of…

SFI bares guidelines for 2023 Sinulog Higante and Puppeteer contests

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In less than a month, hundreds of thousands of Cebuano locals and tourists are expected to gather at the South Road Properties (SRP) for the comeback of the in-person Sinulog Festival, now hosted…

Sinulog Street Fair comes back on Dec. 15

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While the Sinulog 2023 Grand Festival will take place at the South Road Properties (SRP), locals and tourists can also enjoy other Sinulog-related activities along Osmeña Boulevard and at Plaza Independencia. Sinulog Foundation…

SFI: 20 contingents have already signed up for Sinulog 2023

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 20 contingents have already signified their interest to join in the grand parade and festival, which marks the comeback of the in-person celebration of Cebu’s premier festival in two years.  Jojo…

SFI exec director: Sinulog sa Kabataan 2023 open for ‘barangay-based’ and ‘school-based’ contingents

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid category concerns of some Sinulog sa Kabataan choreographers, Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) Executive Director Elmer “Jojo” Labella has clarified that they will acknowledge groups as Sinulog sa Kabataan contingents, regardless if they…

SFI accepts challenge of grander Sinulog at SRP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) is committed to fulfilling its dream of staging a grander Sinulog 2023 after two years of no physical festivals since the pandemic began. Reelected Cebu City Mayor Michael…

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