Higante maker looks forward to the day Sinulog parade will again bring back the fun, the crowd, and the giants

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/17/2021

CEBU, Philippines — The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way people celebrate occasions and special events such as birthdays, holidays, festivals among others. Following the health protocols and risk against COVID-19, the government has…

No signal interruption for Fiesta Señor 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in three years, there will be no signal interruption in Cebu City during the celebration of Fiesta Señor this year. The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), in a press…

Rama: Sinulog 2021 ritual showdown in SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama confirmed on Sunday, December 27, that the ritual showdown for Sinulog 2021 will be held at the South Road Properties (SRP). Rama, in a phone interview with…

DOH-7 not recommending ‘full blown’ Sinulog 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has discouraged organizers to conduct a ‘full-blown’ Sinulog Festival this 2021. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of DOH-7, said they would not recommend the holding…

Sinulog Fluvial Procession Viewing at Mandani Bay

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 01/19/2020

Sinulog is the grandest festival in Cebu and for years, a lot of people, locals and tourists alike, visit the province to enjoy the festival centered with religion and faith. Mandani Bay, known as a developing lifestyle…

Coast Guard to fluvial participants: Follow guidelines for safety

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) urged the participants of the Fluvial Procession, which is slated Saturday, January 17, 2019, at the Mactan Channel, to follow the guidelines they set. Lieutenant Junior…

Labella says live coverage of Sinulog open to all media outlets

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The live broadcast of the Sinulog festival at the grand stand is not exclusive to one media organization. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella made this announcement on Wednesday afternoon, January 15, after news…

Sugbusog x Sugbo Mercado

PR 01/15/2020

Kickstart the Sinulog festivities at Marco Polo Plaza as we celebrate Cebu’s grandest festival with the hotel’s most iconic Culinary Journey – Sugbusog! This year, we are teaming up with Cebu’s favorite food market, Sugbo Mercado, to…

Balikbayans celebrates Sinulog with Mandani Bay

Rhobie A. Ruaya 01/15/2020

Viva Pit Señor! Cebu’s grandest festival, the Sinulog Festival, is now on its 40th year! And as developing lifestyle destination, Mandani Bay continues to celebrate the city’s rich and colorful culture for five years already, they welcome…

Cebu hotels report drop in Sinulog-related bookings; occupancy rate at 50-60%

Futch Anthony Inso 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around this time in 2019, hotels in Cebu should have an occupancy rate of 70 to 80-percent. But less than two weeks before the Sinulog Grand Parade on January 19, the Hotel Resort…

336K passengers expected to depart, arrive in Cebu during Sinulog week

Futch Anthony Inso 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 336,000 passengers are expected to visit Cebu via the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) from January 13 to 18, according to an officer of GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC). Avigael Ratcliffe, corporate communication…

Sinulog sa Palaboy: A bid to preserve the Sinulog traditional dance

Rosalie Abatayo 12/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Festival grand parade day, for 11-year-old Daisy Sarigumba, is but a normal Sunday in January where she would play outside their house in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City. For the first time,…

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