Sinulog Photo contest winner: This is for Sto. Niño

Immae Lachica 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Out of ten beautiful photos vying in the human interest category of the 2020 Sinulog Photo Contest, one photo stood out among the others. It was a photo of a man in tears, raising…

Awarding ceremony for Sinulog 2020 photo contest winners set on Feb. 2

Doris C. Bongcac 01/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Winners of the Sinulog 2020 Photo Contest will be formally recognized on Sunday, February 2, 2020, during the awarding ceremony that will be held at 6 p.m. at the Atrium of the Robinsons…

Police to file 3 cases against ‘Saliva Man’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will be filing three cases against Jayson John Tapales, the man who went viral for a video that showed him wiping saliva on the faces of random…

Photos of students raising books during novena mass create buzz online

Immae Lachica 01/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— If you have been a devotee of the Señor Santo Niño, you know that  there is a great chance that your prayers will be answered. Hence, it was just fitting to see some students offering…

CCPO chief wants man in viral saliva video to be declared persona non grata

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/22/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) chief will recommend declaring the man in the viral “spitting saliva” video a persona non grata, or an unwelcome person. The man, identified as Jayson John…

‘I’m so sorry,’ says man in viral Sinulog saliva video

Immae Lachica 01/22/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—The man in the viral saliva video taken during the Sinulog 2020 celebration is begging for forgiveness. In a press conference at the office of Cebu City Joel Garganera on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, the…

A smart way to look for someone in the crowd when there’s no cellphone signal

Immae Lachica 01/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The cell signal shut off every Sinulog Festival affects a lot of people. The decision to shut off cell signal is done for everyone’s safety, so there’s really no need to be angry about it.…

Danao City gov’t identifies ‘misbehaving’ man on viral Sinulog video

Doris C. Bongcac 01/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Danao City government has issued an invitation for a certain Jayson John Tapales to appear before the Sangguniang Panlungsod and answer questions regarding misbehavior which he allegedly did during the Sinulog grand…

Faithfully yours, Señor Santo Niño: A festival queen’s story

Rosalie Abatayo 01/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dancing for Santo Niño is an opportunity but doing it for more than two decades is a blessing. And so is the tale of Maria Rose Jean Peligro-Arraza, a Sinulog dancer of Barangay…

A higante maker’s story: A giant offering for a gigantic devotion

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — When God showered gifts, Eduardo Pañares may have been fully awake. The 55-year-old artist from Barangay Mabolo in Cebu City is also gifted in music and dance as well as intellect. While he…

Story of faith wins it for Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe

Rosalie Abatayo 01/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — When they could not give their all for Sinulog, Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe of Tangub City, Misamis Occidental chose to “rest.” Dexter Dalagan, one of the trainers of the troupe, said they chose not…

Complete list of winners of Sinulog 2020

Rosalie B. abatayo 01/20/2020

Below is the complete list of winners for the Sinulog Grand Parade 2020 SINULOG-BASED CATEGORY Ritual Showdown Champion: Tangub City – Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe; 2nd – Carcar City Division;  3rd – Talisay City Central Elementary School and…

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