SFI on Sinulog preparations: We are 85 percent ready

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) said the Sinulog preparation is already at 85 percent a month before Cebu’s biggest festival. Elmer “Jojo” Labella, brother of Mayor Edgardo Labella and the executive director of…

CCPO pushes for signal shutdown for Sinulog 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is pushing for a signal shutdown for the Sinulog 2020, similar to the past three Sinulog festivals for the safety of the public. Police Colonel Geovanie Maines,…

Labella says Sinulog Governing Board, Sinulog Foundation Inc. have complementary roles

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY — The Sinulog Governing Board (SGB) and the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) have complementary roles in the holding of the Sinulog Festival. “The function of Sinulog Governing Board and the function of Sinulog Foundation Inc.…

Labella’s promise: A grander Sinulog in 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wanted to already put an end to rumors about a “brewing tension” between him and Vice Mayor Michael Rama, who chairs the Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI). Labella said…

Rama: I stand for what is right

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –They may both belong to the Partido Barug-PDP Laban coalition, but Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said that he does not necessarily have to support all the decisions of Mayor Edgardo Labella. Rama…

‘Stop spreading NTC shutoff sked’

Morexette Erram 01/15/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Organizers of the Sinulog 2019 Festival are urging the public to stop circulating a copy of the letter of the National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) indicating the day and time of the signal shutoff.…

Banay Labangon wins Sinulog sa Dakbayan’s ritual dance showdown with ‘realistic,’ clean routine

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/13/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Banay Labangon’s family-centric theme coupled with realistic routines has won them this year’s crown in the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan ritual dance showdown Sunday, January 13. Arnel Ostia, one of the…

Recognition for people, groups behind 39 years of Sinulog highlights 2019 opening

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/12/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Recognition to the people and institutions who contributed to the successes of the Sinulog for the past 39 years highlighted the launching of this year’s festivities at the Cebu City Sport Center…

Sinulog 2019 opening salvo without mobile signal declared a success

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/12/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The over two-hour grand launching program of this year’s Sinulog had proven that the organizers could make  Sinulog 2019 happen even without cellular phones, said Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) Executive Committee Chairperson…

Sinulog Organizers: We’re 80 percent ready

01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Festival will officially kick-off in a ceremony and with a solemn procession — Walk With Jesus — tomorrow, Thursday (January 10). And members of the organizing committee from the Sinulog Foundation…

President Duterte to skip Sinulog Festival

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will be skipping the Sinulog Festival this year.  In a letter addressed to the Cebu City Public Information Officer, Malou Inocando – Tabar, Malacañang said the President had other events…

Devotees urged: No selfies, but take photos of Fiesta Señor events

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — While Augustinian friars from the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño have discouraged the public from taking selfies within the vicinity of the centuries-old church, organizers of the Sinulog Festival, however, are encouraging…

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