Cebu City eyes ‘Sinulog Philippines’ for 2024

Nestle Semilla 01/23/2023

CEBU CITY — From a province-wide event to a national celebration. This was the city officials’ plan for the Sinulog Festival, one of the country’s prominent and most attended festivals. City Mayor Michael Rama said the local…

Ballesteros to Sinulog 2023 organizers: Continue to raise the standards of the annual festival

Doris C. Bongcac 01/22/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Organizers of the Sinulog Festival in Cebu City should continue to “raise the standards” of the annual festival “if they want to retain the title as the biggest and grandest festival in the…

Rama: Thank you, Sto. Niño for the good weather

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Wenilyn Sabalo 01/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama was all smiles a few hours before the Sinulog Festival 2023 comes to an end. And the mayor expressed his gratitude to the Señor Sto. Niño de Cebu…

9 Cebu province contingents to withdraw from Sinulog competition if venue is SRP — Gwen

Morexette Marie Erram, Wenilyn Sabalo 01/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All nine contingents from Cebu province will be withdrawing from the Ritual Showdown of the Sinulog Festival should the venue of the event still be at the South Road Properties (SRP), Gov. Gwendolyn…

Guardo: Sinulog venue 90% ready

CDN Digital staff 01/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four days before the Sinulog Festival, construction continues at the South Road Properties (SRP) where the Ritual Showdown will take place. Officials who visited and inspected the site on Wednesday, January 11 also…

Rama has the final say on temporary signal shutdown, says PRO-7 director

Mary Rose Sagarino, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said that plans to temporarily shutdown mobile signal during the Fiesta Señor and Sinulog Festival are not yet final. Police Brigadier…

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…

Game of Thrones-inspired look of the Queen City of the South!

Immae Lachica 01/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A freelance music producer and 3D artist, Raven Carlisle Tabanera made sure to make Cebu City shine in his new animation masterpiece. Tabanera who hails from Consolacion, Cebu, wanted to make Cebunaos proud and…

Barili backs out of Sinulog 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The contingent from the municipality of Barili in southwestern Cebu will no longer proceed on joining the Sinulog Festival this year. Barili Mayor John John Garcia confirmed on Saturday, Jan. 7 that they…

24 contingents to vie in Sinulog Festival 2023

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 24 contingents, which include one from South Korea, will be participating in this year’s Sinulog Festival. A list from the Cebu Provincial Tourism Office showed that 15 performers will compete…

It’s green and go for Sunday’s Cebu City Marathon 2023

Glendale G. Rosal 01/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Not a single stone is left unturned in preparing for Sunday’s Cebu City Marathon 2023 which will start and finish at the SM Seaside City Cebu. A total of 8,362 runners will answer…

9 contingents from Cebu province to join Sinulog 2023

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least nine contingents from Cebu province will be joining this year’s Sinulog Festival, the Capitol confirmed on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. These are contingents from the cities of Talisay, Carcar, Mandaue, Naga,…

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