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…

Talisay backs out from Sinulog 2021

Doris Bongcac and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Talisay City government will no longer be sending an entry to this year’s Sinulog ritual showdown. Mayor Gerard Anthony Gullas made the announcement in a late night post on his official Facebook…

Labella supports Sinulog activities unless IATF says otherwise

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has expressed support for the upcoming Sinulog 2021 activities, which will be mostly virtual except for the grand parade of January 17, 2020. However, Labella said that he…

‘Sinulog is a time for unity’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Sinulog festival is a time for unity in Cebu.  This was the message of Monsignor Roberto “Boy” Alesna in his homily during the opening mass of the Sinulog Grand Parade on Sunday, January 19,…

Photographers given green zones along Sinulog parade route

Immae Lachica 01/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— To ensure a better and memorable Sinulog experience for photographers, this year photographer areas will be placed along the Sinulog Grand Parade. Icky Salazar, cluster head of the Sinulog photo contest, assured choreographers and…

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…

Sectional cleanups, specific routes for contingents buses to be implemented on Sinulog day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A few days before the Sinulog Grand Parade, the Cebu City government is smoothing out final details for the festival’s orderly celebration. Councilor David Tumulak, the chairperson of the executive committee of the…

Sinulog Tribu sa Kabataan: A festivity for all

Immae Lachica 01/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– It is not a surprise that days before the Sinulog Grand Parade a flock of people from all around the world will make their way to Cebu to join in one of the grandest…

26 contingents in Sinulog 2020, grand parade to end at 7 p.m.

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Grand Parade is expected to end at 7 p.m. on January 19, 2020 with only 26 contingents dancing along the 6.5-kilometer route. The 26 contingents in the list consist of 10…

Beeps to ferry passengers to and from CSBT during Sinulog grand parade day

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/18/2019

    CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu’s first set of modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) called Beeps will be ferrying passengers to and from the temporary terminal of the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) on Sunday,  January…

Health officials assure fiesta-goers: Don’t worry

Dominic D. Yasay, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/13/2017

AS the shutdown of cell sites began to take effect today, medical groups in Cebu assured that emergency services would not be affected with the disruption of mobile communication beginning at 3 a.m. today, three hours before…

Lanao dancers to show Muslim-Christian unity

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/13/2017

They may not be Christians. But 15-year-old Mohammad Alaiya Bassir and nine other Muslims will help a contingent from Lanao del Norte during the Sinulog Grand Parade on Sunday. “Para namo, dili mo-matter kon Muslim ba or…

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