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,…

DPS to tap barangays for garbage collection for Sinulog 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letgio 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) said that they would need the help of the barangays to clean up after the Sinulog festival on January 2020. Engineer Joel Biton, the head…

Rama: Sinulog Governing Board defies independence of Sinulog Foundation

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Tension is brewing between Mayor Edgardo Labella and Vice Mayor Michael Rama as the latter voiced out his opposition to the creation of a governing board that will organize and oversee the Sinulog Festival. Rama…

Labella signs EO to create Sinulog Governing Board

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Mayor Edgardo Labella has signed an Executive Order (EO) which created the Sinulog Governing Board with the primary role of organizing and overseeing the Sinulog Festival held every January. In the EO signed on Friday,…

Pasigarbo sa Sugbo to be relaunched in August 2019

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  At least 46 mayors of component cities and municipalities of Cebu province have signified their intention of sending delegations to the  Pasigarbo sa Sugbo which will be relaunched in August 2019. Cebu Governor…

Cebuanos showcase Sinulog festival on PH Independence Day Parade in New York

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Festival is the pride of Cebuanos across the globe. Helen Kwong LaBarbera, president of the Cebuanos Engaging in Building Unity, Inc. – Tribu Cebuano, confirmed to CDN Digital that their group…

Photo gallery: Images from the 2019 Sinulog Festival ritual showdown

Tonee Despojo 01/25/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Missed the ritual showdown of this year’s Sinulog Festival? No need to worry. CDN Digital compiled some of the top photos from the competition held at the Cebu City Sports Center on January…

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