[IN PHOTOS] Sinulog amid the pandemic: Just another day in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Streets in Cebu City usually erupt in colors every third Sunday of January as millions visit here to celebrate the Sinulog Festival, the secular celebration in honor of the Señor Sto. Niño. They…

Sinulog in Sawang Calero: Police, armored vehicles from military

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Louie Jade Dayondon and his family are set to celebrate the Feast of Señor Sto. Niño in the confines of their own home in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City on Sunday, January 17.…

Palma to devotees: Keep your faith in the Holy Child strong

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Amid uncertainties brought by the pandemic, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged faithfuls to keep their faith in the Señor Sto. Niño strong. Palma on Sunday, January 17, 2021, officiated the first-ever virtual Pontifical…

RIATF-7 yet to convene for fate of Sinulog 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas’ task force against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has yet to convene to decide the fate of the Sinulog Festival 2021. Lawyer Ian Kenneth Lucero, officer-in-charge of the Department of Interior and…

Rama: We will not cancel Sinulog 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Organizers of this year’s Sinulog Festival will not back down amid recommendations from police officials to cancel the event entirely.  Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, January 4, said they had…

PRO-7 thumbs down hosting of Sinulog 2021 Festival

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) discouraged organizers of the Sinulog Festival 2021 to proceed with their planned activities, even if most of these will be held virtually. Read: Sinulog 2021…

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…

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