40 years of Sinulog, the making of one of the country’s grandest festivals

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 200 college students from seven universities in Cebu City gathered at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño grounds on January 19, 1980 to dance the “Sinug” for the first time. Wearing Filipinana…

Money-making deals in Sinulog

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 01/19/2020

It was just as well that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella immediately canceled the exclusive contract between the Sinulog Foundation Inc. SFI and MyTV because the issue was about to blow up in his face. The contract…

SFI to public: Get Sinulog Grand Showdown tickets at CCSC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) is encouraging the public, who still wants to watch the Sinulog Grand Showdown tomorrow, January 19, 2020, at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) to be early in…

San Miguel Foods: No banned pork to be sold in Sinulog

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pork products sold at the Sinulog Grand Parade route are safe from the African Swine Fever (ASF). This is the assurance of the San Miguel Foods Incorporated (SMFI), the food giant which was…

Labella: Sinulog Foundation Inc. to be probed for exclusive contract issues

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI), the independent organizer of the Sinulog festival, has been under fire for entering into exclusive contracts with a local cable broadcasting station and a food giant. With these…

New rules set for this Sunday’s parade due to President’s visit

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Aside from the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC), new policies will also be placed for the Sinulog Grand Parade in anticipation of the arrival of President Rodrigo Duterte this Sunday, January 19, 2020.  Read: With…

150 bins to be placed along Sinulog routes — DPS

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) will be placing at least 150 bins at strategic areas along the Sinulog solemn procession and grand parade routes on January 18 to 19, 2020.…

SFI eyes wristbands for entry of Sinulog grandstand instead of tickets

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The marketing management of the Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) plans to use wristbands instead of ordinary tickets for the entry to the grandstand of the Cebu City Sports Complex (CCSC) for the grand…

Netizens slam Basilica’s new ‘Clear Bag’ policy for Sinulog

Alven Marie Timtim, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Wala ko kasabot nganong ing-ani ilang policy, sobraan ra sad.” (I don’t understand their policy. I think it’s just too much.) This was the statement of netizen, Ayee Sha, on the Facebook post…

Sinulog Foundation: ‘We are doing all efforts to get funds for Sinulog’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) said it is doing all it can to get funds for the Sinulog Festival. This was the statement of SFI Executive Director and brother of Cebu City Mayor…

Sinulog grand mardi gras route checked; minor repairs needed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog grand mardi gras route needs only a few fixing for it to be ready for the festival on January 19, 2020. This was the assessment of Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak,…

Sinulog Foundation Inc. no show for City Council Citizen’s Hour

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) did not show up during the Citizen’s Hour of the City Council on December 18, 2019.  The SFI was supposed to face the City Council to discuss the…

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