Gwen Garcia dances all her heart out at Sinulog festivities

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DANCE OF GWEN Suspended Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Sunday left the Cebu Capitol to dance at the world-famous Sinulog Festival, which honors the Santo Niño, the Patron of Cebu province, in Cebu City. There were reports that she would be barred from returning to her office. PHOTO GRAB FROM AKSYON TV/TV5 LIVE REPORT AT 7:43 P.M.

MANILA, Philippines – Suspended Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia stepped out of her office at the capitol for the first time in a month and danced all her heart out Sunday night at the 33rd Sinulog Festival at the Cebu Sports Center.

Clad in a white gown and a silver crown and holding the Sto. Niño, Garcia blazed on the stage after she and her contingent were introduced by the emcee as the next performers.

Among those dancing with the governor were her daughter Cristina Garcia who was wearing a red long dress and son-in-law Mayor Duke Frasco of Liloan.

Her seven-minute presentation was applauded seven times as the crowd shouted in delight.

Guests inside the VIP area of the Cebu City Sports Center gave her a standing ovation.

But some observers said Garcia’s performance drew a few claps and some people even booed the embattled governor.

Garcia has been holed up at her office at the capitol since Dec. 19 when she decided to defy the six-month preventive suspension issued against her by Malacañang for grave abuse of authority.

But on Saturday, Garcia’s camp told Sinulog organizers that she would be dancing with the Rosquillos Festival contingent of Liloan town, which won the Pasigarbo festival competition of the province last year.

Rumors were rife that the suspended governor might be barred from returning to her office after the festivities.

But acting Cebu Gov. Agnes Magpale told a television cable Sunday that there was no plan to block Garcia on her way back to the Capitol after the festival.

“I will watch her dance from my TV set,” Magpale added.

Earlier in the day, tens of thousands of revelers braved the heat of the sun to witness Cebu’s grandest and biggest celebration.

The police estimated the crowd in the city streets to reach 1.2 million, many of whom used umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun.

A total of 142 contingents, from dancers, puppeteers, to floats and higantes (giant figures), paraded around the major city streets in a six-kilometer carousel route that started and ended at the Cebu City Sports Center.

“As far as I’m concerned, this will be a day to prove once again my devotion and commitment to the Sto. Niño. The risks would always be there. What is important is to fulfill a promise,” Garcia earlier told reporters.

Sunday’s 33rd Sinulog Grand Parade started with an 8 a.m. Mass held at the grandstand, which was officiated by Bishop Emilio Bataclan.

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama declared this year’s Sinulog festival open at 9:16 a.m. on Sunday, which signaled the start of the parade.  Forty dancing contingents (18 Sinulog-based and 22 free-interpretation), 46 floats, 28 higantes and 28 puppeteers took part in the parade.

Garcia left the capitol at 4:30 p.m. and proceeded to the Cebu City sports center using its exit gate on  P. Del Rosario Street, Cebu City.

She was escorted by her brother, Byron Garcia, son Paulo, daughter Cristina and son-in-law, Duke.

The group proceeded to an air-conditioned tent at the back of the grandstand where the performers were to perform for final judging.

This was  the ninth time that Garcia danced in the Sinulog Grand Parade. The first was in 2004 when she was first elected governor.

But during those years, she represented the contigent from the province of Cebu. This year, the province didn’t send any contingent to the Sinulog Grand Parade, apparently as an offshoot to Garcia’s suspension.

Instead, Garcia danced with the Rosquillos Festival dancer of Liloan.

Interviewed inside the tent prior to her performance, Garcia admitted having mixed feelings, saying she was both happy and scared.

“I would stand up for what I believe is right. Well, I’m here. As I said, my devotion supercedes everything else. I’m here for the Cebuanos. I’m ready to face the dangers and risks,” she said.

“Never have I danced in a manner brought with so much difficulty. This is a supreme sacrifice,” she added.

Garcia admitted that she didn’t have time to rehearse but she decided to dance as a petition to the Sto. Niño to bring Cebu back to how it was before.

“These are not normal times. I pray that justice and truth will prevail,” she said. With a report from Cris Evert Lato and Charisse Ursal, Inquirer Visayas


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  • Pert Cabatana

    Her dance was one big commercial for Titay’s Rosquillos, an iconic Cebuano pasalubong business owned by Gwen’s son-in-law’s family who happens to be Mayor of the town where the business started. Her performance, therefore, is a double-desecration of the religious celebration as she unabashedly promoted both her son-in-law’s business and herself. They even have the gall to insert themselves within the finale portion (supposedly a tribute to Cebu City’s diamond anniversary). Typical Garcia kapal ng apog epalism.

    • http://twitter.com/drachir888 Drachir Metal

      It`s MOSTLY  politics, mga 99%……Offer to Sto. Nino? really? Magdasal ka nalang ke Sto. Nino , I mean there are so many ways you can offer yourself to Sto .Nino? Bakit kelangan in PUBLIC pa,  infront of thousands?

    • Yobhtron

      Malaki kasi ang perang inabuloy ni Gwen kay Bishop.  Nawala tuloy ang diwa ng celebrasyon, ewan ko lang kung masikmura ng mga diboto ang nangyari.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

      If she has any delicadeza left, she should not have danced. I was neither pro- nor anti-Gwen, but her actions are turning me off. She doesn’t have any respect for authority; not a good example for a leader.

      • barbara sanchez

        martina is a supporter of magpale o kaya si roxas

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

        Am not a supporter of anyone, just an ordinary citizen who airs my side and ideals for a good leader. Basin ikaw ang binayran kay murag defensive man kaayo ka.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dwight-O-Nacaytuna/601877022 Dwight O. Nacaytuna

       Cebu’s Shamrock Bakery’s OTAP, a crispy and delicious snack, is a favorite among Cebuanos!

      • Pert Cabatana

        the Shamrock Otap actually has a much bigger national following than the Titay’s Rosquillos. Titay’s Rosquillos had a very weak marketing and it’s only now that they’re trying to change their marketing approach. Joining the Sinulog is one component of that change, but it seems like a dud given the negative factors surrounding its “re-launching”.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

        Now I would prefer Conching’s over Titay’s for Rosquillos.

      • Pert Cabatana

        Conching’s also have very good Turrones.

      • Pert Cabatana

        it was a “Grand Titay’s Rosquillos” brand marketing gone to the dogs. Really pathetic.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000446210839 Hardel Stokish

      your just jelous with the cebuanos !!!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/QDKCCIKZU436ZPAIF3YCPEAVAQ coy_noypi

      unsay jelous?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7DGUJWJLQFTJJVJ7N5MY6NVAUQ peter andrew

    CEBU loves GWEN GARCIA. DIRTY POLITICIANS from MANILA, LEAVE US ALONE! Ayusin nyo nga muna ang napakaruming lugar nyo at huwag nyo kaming guluhin dito sa Cebu! 

    • Yobhtron

      Ang mga kamag-anak, bishop at empleyado lang ni Botox Queen Gwen ang pumapalakpak sa kanya.

    • barbara sanchez

      Ang lakas ng cheers sa kanya. Mahal talaga sya ng mga taga Cebu. 

      • llll0000

        di ko sya like. ayaw tanana ang mga cebuano.

    • marienkind

      Sure buddy. Whatevs.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/TI55XLCNTWAACFSQMEP3AOSHPA Mita

      peter andrew = sugbuanon et al?  The guy who keeps liking his own posts with his 30+ accounts.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

    I watched it and the description that thousand of crowd cheered is inaccurate. Only a few clap their hands, heard some boos, and the rest (like me) had no reaction.

    • barbara sanchez

      wlang boos sa crowd. baka isa ka sa supporter ni magpale na nakapwesto sa pinakalikod. every year sumasayaw si gwen at love sya ng mga tao

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

        You need some cotton buds, clean your ears and watch the replay. Watch it again, gurl.

  • Yobhtron

    Mukhang pro Botox Queen Gwen ang reporter.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3HSWV3QNF4I7P2ZAUAVSTMDBEA Gringo

    Inquirer’s article is ACCURATE. The crowd’s cheer was ver very loud so I’m wondering why martina did not hear it. Maybe she’s not here in Cebu.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

      Gringo, you can ask a copy from SKY Cable who did the live coverage. Just stating what’s fact!

      • barbara sanchez

        hay naku martina napansin mo wlang naglalike sa sinasabi mo kasi sinungaling ka

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

        Don’t pretend to be deaf, just watched the replay. I don’t want to argue with you, mukha kang madaling ma-highblood. Again, just watch the replay gurl.

      • Finn Scrumptious

        Barbara is a blind idiot. HAHAHAHAHAHA!

    • imongredneck

      Sinabi na ni Martina, the truth hurts. Seguro the applause hurt her ears, kaya naging bungol.

  • concernedofw02

    The opening paragraph of this column is overkill..!!!…the crowd are not for Garcia, you can hear boo anywhere….klaro intawon kaayo nga wala na gyud madala ang mga CEBUANO aning bayhana ni…kalu-oy intawon…pauli na sa inyoha oi, or if not…balik na lang sa capitol…

    mo-ingon-ingon oa ug dili mosayaw, sos!!…ka-klaro ana nga mosayaw gyud…klaro kaayo nga nag-praktis ka daan oi..!!… tan-awa gud ang imong mga step Gwen, dungan man sa mga dancers…BAKAKON.!!! KAAYO..!!… saon na lang..!!

    unya motu-o pa ta ani niya? …GOOD BYE GWEN..!!>.

    • Sugbuanon86

      Boos anywhere?

      Really?

      Saang sinulog ka ba umatend?

      Baka kayo lang na mga taga suporta nga ambisyosang si Magpale, na kapatid ng KKK crony ni PNOY na si Almendras ang nag boo.

      Bakakon ka jud.

      Parehas ra mo ni PNOY at mga Liberal candidates sa daang matuwid na mga bakakon.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000446210839 Hardel Stokish

      boooooo for you

  • Sugbuanon86

    Gov. Gwen Garcia just got a very big applause from the Cebuanos after her dance!

    Yan ba ang governor na isinusuka ng Cebu?

    At nasaan ang tunay (kuno) na governor na si Magpale na kapatid ng bestfriend ni PNOY at KKK crony na si Almendras?

    Bakit hindi siya nagpapakita?

    Nahihiya ba ang ambisyosa?

    HUWAG KA NANG BUMALIK DITO SA CEBU, PNOY!

    MONGOLOID KA!

    AT KAYONG MGA LIBERAL CANDIDATES NA BIT-BIT NI PNOY!

    HUWAG NA KAYONG MAGPAPAKITA DITO, MGA UNGAS!

    • gikigwa

      ANONG BIG APPLAUSE???? ARE U SURE YOU WERE THERE??? GI BOOHAN MAN GANI ONDONG…. PAG SURE OI….

      • Sugbuanon86

        Gi-boohan?

        Murag ikaw ra siguro ang nakadungog kay duol duol ka sa mga bata-bata ni Magpale.

        I was there, and the cheers overshadowed a few boos that were obviously made by Magpale supporters.

        Ayaw pamakak diri bai.

        Nasobraan ka ra ka ambisyoso, sama ni Magpale ug PNOY.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000446210839 Hardel Stokish

        booooooooo for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000446210839 Hardel Stokish

      your right pres. Aquino is moron and his cabinet member booooooo for them

      • Yobhtron

        The only moron is here is you.  Go to Capitol and eat food kudos from the government.

    • http://www.facebook.com/ellebullo Ellee R. Bullo

      oo nga sana wag na pansinin ni Pnoy ang cebu at wag na bigayn ng mga proyektoi at budget ano? kasi kinukurakot lang din nman, sana din wag na pansinin na parete ng Pilipinas ang cebu tan awon nato kung di ba mamatay sa gutom ning mga cebuanong kwanggol…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/M3LQ4MUAU3Z36MIQGIGSOKBCQE Rosauro

    I like Garcia. My wife is from the northern part of Cebu. She told me that Cebu now is free fom communist insurgents largely because of the leadership of Gwen. If we have local officials like her and Bohol’s, we will have a peaceful country.

    My wife’s family loves her!

  • marienkind

    How can she keep her position inside her office when she’s out there dancing? HURRY GET THE CAPITOL WHILE SHE’S OUT. LOL

  • phantomofhope

    long live Cebu! Mar Roxas, dont bite more than you could chew!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

    Watch for the replay and ready your EARS. This is the fact: a few claps, some boos, the rest were silent or no reaction at all. Then there was a loud music.

    • barbara sanchez

      sinungaling ang martina na to. baka sa likod ka nakapwesto kasama ang mga supporters ni magpale at kayo ang nagboo pero di naman marinig. i LIKE nyo naman ang sinsabi ng sinungaling na martina na to. kawawa naman

      • llll0000

        ngano diay suporter ra diay ni magpale ang pwede mag boo? di diay pwede mag boo ang ubang cebuano na di ganahan sa iyang pagka bagag nawong?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

        Well, the truth hurts!

      • sakinlang

        Ha,ha,ha! Ayan, mas marami tuloy siyang “likes” kesa sa iyo! Ups, wala ako dun kaya I do not know who is telling the truth. I am just amused by your posts! Oh, well “Man believes what he prefers to be true!”. Sino nga ba ay may sabi nun?

      • Finn Scrumptious

        So far, Barbara = 8 likes. Martina = 42 likes. Eat hear crappp Barbara.

  • tohellwithhypocrites

    when the night is calm, and the land is dark, o madalas, lumalabas, BOTOX QUEEN….

  • alpine11

    Hahaha… I heard the boooos… I hope Gwen realizes that majority of Cebuanod are ashamed of her defiance.. No to Garcias this coming election.

    • Sugbuanon86

      You heard boos from Magpale’s supporters.

      Magpale is the sister of PNOY bestfriend and KKK crony Almendras.

      Atat na atat talaga ang ambisyosang ito na maging governor, though she knows the Cebuanos will never elect her as the chief executive of the province.

      Ito na lang ang pag-asa niyang makamit ang kanyang lifelong dream.

      Huwag kang magsinungaling dito, dude.

      The cheers overshadowed the boos.
       
      Cebuanos appreciate their chosen governor.

      PNOY and his cabal of LP candidates understimated the Cebuanos.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZNY7QZZDDBH4EBGB5ZS4IOUATE mave

        may galing kay gwen php 200 din ito hahaha

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Who are you looking to lure ?

        Pinoys also chose Erap who was the World most rubbish leader at his time.
        Enrile a humanity shame was also elected,
        the Reyes brothers, Ecleo too, Palparan, Singson, Crisologo, and so many other rubbish gangsters, The Philippines is really the sick man of Asia, worse than that, the Gullible are proud of it, so insane !

        This is the Clergy and fake text books result,
        to take advantage of ignorances is all but not Christian.

        Third World Countries are a Christianity abuses shame !

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000446210839 Hardel Stokish

    booooo for you moron

  • regd

    Galing naman ng sayaw niya, nagmukha nga lang siyang beki na dapat magpatuli sa pamamagitan ng chainsaw.

  • ricomambo

    ang kapal mo di ka manipis.

  • Filipinoflash

    There were loud boos. The pro Gwen Garcia TV station will turn off the audio everytime the boos are heard. 

    • Sugbuanon86

      Dire ka bai?

      Nabatian jud nimo ang daghan na ‘booo’.?

      Ngiga no?

      Kay gamay ra man ako na batian bai, niya obvious kaayo nga mga supporter ni Magpale ang nag saba-saba.

      Duda lang ko sa imong comment, kay naa man gud kay pagkabakakon gamay.

      • Filipinoflash

        or only the supporters of Garcia cheered. 

      • Sugbuanon86

         Klaro kaayong wala ka dri dong.

        Bakakon ka jud.

        Comment comment na daghan nag boo, unya wala diay diri.

        Hesus.

        Buking ka na dong.

        Pagkabakakon na lang jud intawon nimo oy!

      • llll0000

        naa man sa sky cable live. there were claps, boos(you really can hear it) and silence. wla lang nagtanaw lang intawn ang mga tao niya. Sa sugod ra kusog ang pakpak tungod tingali anang nipakpak nisunod pagkakusog ang boos matabonan jud ang supporters ni gwen. pero hilom ra jud mostly ang mga tao.

      • Filipinoflash

        How can I be a liar when I stated in the beginning that the pro Garcia TV Station turn off the audio everytime the boos are heard. It means I was not there in the first place. However, just because I was not personally there, I cannot hear the boos? I heard it and just because you dont agree, you call me a liar? Pagka bugok ba gyud nimo! 

        Bugok! 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

        @Sugbuanon86, pangatuli lagi unya tan-awa ug paminawa pag ayo ang replay, gawas ug magpa bungol2 Lang gyud ka. :)

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZNY7QZZDDBH4EBGB5ZS4IOUATE mave

        tumpak Php200 bayad dun pre…

      • JuanTamadachi

        probably paid to cheer too..

      • pinoyobserver

        Blablablablablablabla.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/F7U5MKYH4X6XLSMFPD4FE2GW4U Kathleen

        gamay ra iyang nadungog bai, pero ka dungog xa, paita gyud aning kawatan nga Garcia bagaag nawong, luoya sad tawon sa uban tawo sige support niya pareha aning usa diri, mayng pagka shot sa taro…

      • pinoyobserver

        Blahblahblah. Pilipino ako. Hindi ko alam ang pinagsasabi ninyo. Tagalog ang wikang pambansa ng Pilipinas. Anong Planeta ka galing?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PJTH3SHQU3B4TCUVRH2UXZCJDY Balahura

    Sino kakalabanin mo when the higher ups says go down….saan ka pupulutin marahil hindi sa kangkungan but in Veterans Hospital or at National Mental Hospital

  • Filipinoflash

    She offered the dance to the Sto Nino but she oppressed Vice Governor Sanchez so much the man died with a broken heart.

    • Sugbuanon86

      Hilom diha bai.

      Kahibalo ka nga chain smoker si Sanchez, mao namatay sa lung cancer?

      Pagkabakon na lang jud intawon nimo dong.

      Diin man intawon ka naliwat oy?

      Kung mamatay ang lain na chain smoker nga si PNOY sa lung cancer, si Gloria sad imo i-blame?

      Flip ka man, bai.

      • Filipinoflash

        Vice Governor Sanchez may have died of lung cancer but it cannot be denied he carried with him stress after the very abusive and above the law suspended Governor of Cebu deprived him of what is due to him. 

      • pinoyobserver

        Hoy Magtagalog ka. Mga Pilipino kami. Kung gusto mong mag Cebuano, duon ka sa Cebuno newspaper.  Bastos!

  • pinoyreacts

    Gwen Garcia “dances all her heart out”??? Inquirer editors, where are you? (nasa Sinulog)

  • Filipinoflash

    She can dance to the Sto Nino right there in the Basilica. Why dance at the festival venue itself? And dancing with a group promoting the Rosquillos of her son in law? So epal of Gwen Garcia.  It must be torture to the audience who paid good money to watch the dances.

    • Sugbuanon86

      Ang bakakon, nag comment-comment.

      Daghan kuno nag booo, nya wala diay siya sa didto sa Abellana.

      Paghilom na lang diha dong, kay ilado ka nang mangingilad.

      (Translation: This man is a liar. He commented that a lot of people booed, but he wasn’t even there at Abellana. He is a notorious liar, and people should not take this person seriously.)

      • llll0000

        kaila ka niya? 

        Naay live coverage ang skycable bai. madungan nimo ang nag boo.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/F7U5MKYH4X6XLSMFPD4FE2GW4U Kathleen

        di lng kaila bai, paryente cguro, or di ba gani si Gwen Garci ni… hahhahaa, kawatang dako walay uwaw, unsay kapuslanan nga ni saway sa santos pero dili mo sunod sa balaod.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/F7U5MKYH4X6XLSMFPD4FE2GW4U Kathleen

        ug ilado sad kaau ka dong, kanang inyong gwen kawatan kaau sa tanan, ang iyang liabilities 200M, pero iyang kwarta 90M nlng, alangan tua naman tanan kwarta gi abono sa yutang pinalit nga tubigon pa,… bagag nawong bya ninyo..

      • Pedro_Gil

        ikaw siguro ang wala doon! sinungaling kayong maka garcia!! hangal kayong lahat!!!

    • Stolz_lam

      As I read in this article, it was no torture at all …. Tsk tsk tsk …

      • Nobayan

         He-he-he. Malamang retokada ka rin kaya enjoy na enjoy ka pagmasdan si witch habang iindak-indak na parang nawalan na ng bait sa sarili.

  • AlexanderAmproz

    Hello Garci !

    What a shameful dignity Circus !

    An uncivilized caricature for gullible !

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/W7I4TRZJMTFDDHE4YAJAH6MTXE brodpit

    boooooooooooosssssssssss everywhere! papansin!

  • LeoSanMig

    Not normal times for you. And we’re praying that justice and truth will prevail. Justice for the Cebuanos, that is.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/H5GKTSGYXGQIKZKSUBW2FY47YM Poncio

    We Cebuanos are just glad this Sinulog closed without any major untoward incident.  Whether applause or boos, Gwen was clearly happy while doing her dance. I think it’s only fair she was able to dance.  In fact, I admire her, a thorn in her heart has been removed because she was able to dance. 
    But tomorrow we’re back to business, back to real life–she’s still suspended. 

    • Pedro_Gil

      imbitado kayong lahat ni plastic queen. libreng food and accomodation courtesy of the bankrupt provincial government. sama daw kayo hanggang 2016 sa loob. mga engot!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/QDKCCIKZU436ZPAIF3YCPEAVAQ coy_noypi

    WALA AKONG NARINIG NA BOOOOS. PINANOOD KO ANG SINULOG 2012!!!! HAHAHAHA! 

    • erek mo

      Tama ka walang BOOOS kasi last year mo pinanood ang sinulog 2012!  IDIOT!

  • Pert Cabatana

    Liloan Mayor Duke Frasco started his political career as a young, idealistic, charismatic technocrat. After he got married to Gwen’s daughter, he got gobbled into the sleazy trapo world of the Garcias. Now, by allowing his family business brand (Titay’s) to be tainted by serving as a backdrop to Gwen Garcia’s sinulog desecration, he is inevitably puttiing at serious risk not only his personal reputation but that of his family business as well.  

    • Pert Cabatana

      It was a “Grand Titay’s Rosquillo’s” brand marketing gone to the dogs. Pathetic.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UWISP2YXGDQ7K2SIX2GI37B2EI Darwin

    Pagans!

  • AllinLawisFair

    Now that the is out of the capitol, don’r let her get in anymore.

    • Bayang_magiliw

       I wish it was over but take note she belongs to the Garcia Dynasty and each of the members will look after each other. From the earlier PDI report, her father Pablo stayed in the Capitol as “care taker” while she is out dancing. This is really pathetic!

      • suroy_suroy

        And you know what. The rest of the world is not even noticing it and when, they wouldn’t give a sh…t. 

        So, keep the kindergarden going and happy.

  • etomacq

    Sayang hindi invited si Noynoy.. Siguro siya ang pinaka malakas na nag booo! Next Sinulog si Noynoy sasayaw na rin… Background music nya… SERENA ni glock 9!

    • Sugbuanon86

      Hindi kasi bumenta ang “Daang Matuwid” ni Mongoloid dito sa Cebu.

      Matatalino ang mga Cebuano.

      Kaya mga Manilenos lang ang nagogoyo ni mongol.

      • etomacq

        Kalokohan lang ang DAAN MATUWID na yan. Kahit saan tignan anggulo puro kabaluktutan ang pamamahala ni Noynoy. Napakadami ng mga kwestyonableng desisyon. Popularidad nya lang talaga ang nag pwesto sa kanya sa poder. Mababa talaga IQ nya.

        Malayong malayo sya kay NINOY na tatay nya. Kasiraan sya sa mga Aquino.

  • Stolz_lam

    Why would anyone want to paint a different picture of what REALLY happened in Cebu ? So what these people are saying is that what is reported in this article is a LIE ? Bakit kailangan natin siraan si Gwen ? It’s obvious, as it was reported here, that the people of Cebu were happy that Gwen was there … Why are there all these posts about the people shouting BOOOO ??? Maybe its because somebody really wants Gwen out … According to this article, even the ACTING Governor did not show up at the festival, a festival THIS IMPORTANT TO THE PEOPLE OF CEBU ? She even admitted not going there by saying that she will just watch Gwen from her TV …. hahaha !!! Why is it so important NOT to show how the people of Cebu feel about Gwen ?

    • AlexanderAmproz

      I will pray she will have cufflinks for her and all her family and relatives.

      They should be drown in the basura they have produced.
      Corruption has to be count in children’s death and sufferances issued from their lavish style, greed, abuses and arrogances. 

      I feel to vomit, when thinking about such rubbish !

    • picker_blend

      at least, the acting governor had the sense not to appear physically and “holy” – so as not to make the tension go higher and politicize the event. not all the things you learn come from school; it also has something to do with breeding at home.

    • Pedro_Gil

      Magkano ang bayad sa iyo NOY? Engot ka gaya ni Binay at Enrile. sige samasama kayo sa impyerno!

  • kapayapaan_1900

    It could have been a political coup de grace for the Garcia’s had Gwen humbly showed obedience to her suspension as governor.  “Dancing all night” at the Sinulog Festival with the iconic figure on her hand is pure and simple pharisaical display of her “devotion and commitment” to the Sto Nino that we were all told she vowed to high Heaven.  It demeans His teaching of the true virtue of humility – obedience to higher authority that our Lord had shown on earth that St Paul says “He was made obedient even unto death”.  Encouraging her to defy the suspension order is ill-advised, purely (to borrow a kanto boy’s lingo) a “kapal muks” and “GARAPALAN” tactic employed by unscrupulous politicians for their own personal gain.

    • Sugbuanon86

      It just means na matatalino ang mga Cebuano.
       
      Alam nilang politically motivated ang ginawa ni PNOY.
       
      PNOY may hide behind the cloak of legalities, but he can’t fool the Cebuanos.
       
      Sampal sa mukha ng sira ulong presidente ang pagtanggap ng mga Cebuanos kay Gwen during the Sinulog Dance.
       
      Daang Matuwid?
       
      Hindi na mabebenta ni PNOY yan sa dito Cebu.

      • llll0000

        Cebuanos know how to show RESPECT. You could see it when you hear the deafening silence (peppered with a little clap and boos here and there) when she danced. But the woman is still suspended and it’s back to normal come tomorrow.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/F7U5MKYH4X6XLSMFPD4FE2GW4U Kathleen

        mas sira ulo ang bobong sumasang ayon sa isang gahamang makapal ang mukha na ayaw bumaba sa pwesto kahit syay suspendido,, hindi lahat ng cebuano matalino ngunit hindi rin lahat ng cebuano, sing bobo kagaya mo..

      • AlexanderAmproz

        It looks you need a lamppost collection to be en-lighted

      • Pedro_Gil

        Engot!

  • Paul G.

    Suspended Gov Gwen is just creating all this DRAMA.  Supporting actors are Binay, Erap, Enrile…  All working for their personal gain.  

  • llll0000

    naa jud nagstanding ovation sa iyaha? kinsa’y niadto? skycable live ra akong nakitan. clap, boo, silence raman to ang akong nadungan. 

    • Janch

      Correct!

  • mapicchu

    nagmumukhang stiupid na tong c gwen…kelan pa sya accept that she is suspended? 

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Botox Governor just kill yoursrelf..

  • picker_blend

    so? what’s the big deal with her dancing? pathetic.

  • $14170612

    voodo dance

  • NoWorryBHappy

    She danced all her heart out and then with tears she claims she is being
    harassed when convicted of abuse of power ? Geez, does she enjoy the LIMELIGHT !
    PLASTIC ! Halatang madrama lang siya at NILOLOKO ang taong bayan.
    She MUST not be allowed to go back to the Cebu capitol and make herself
    the center of attraction again by playing the role api-apihan.

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    The dancing morons. 

  • Pedro_Gil

    ang kapal pala talaga ng mukha nitong dating gov ng cebu. hangal!!

  • Vikkala Velo

    After reading the comments here . . .  who is right?  . . . who is wrong?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

      I would suggest you better watch the replay of the live coverage from SKYCABLE. You would hear a few claps, some boos and a deafening silence. That’s the fact! Those who insists that there were no boos must clean their ears with cotton buds :)

      • JuanTamadachi

        well said.

      • Janch

        Correct!

      • koolkid_inthehouse

        that’s more like unbias comment.

      • ang_dagat

        So we safely say the claps were for the other dancers and the boos for the ex-governor 

    • ARIKUTIK

      Bakit ka nagtatanong wala ka bang utak na mag desisyon para sa iyong ulo ! Hindi kataka takang batang walang muwang ang gi pakita mong picture. Lagyan mo ng Velo yang iyong mukha, kahiya ka. SI Gwen Garcia ang tama to the bones, get’s mo….. nya….hahaha….. byeeeeeee >>>>>>>>>>> Out ……

  • ewokmulag

    kaya naglakas loob yang witch sa capitoloyo dahil nanduon c bakulaw na vice president enrile, maceda… yung mga pumalakpak karamihan yun mga turista at yung d alam ang storya ng mga garcia… at ang dami ng convoy .

    • Yobhtron

      Buti na lang hindi sila pinansin.  Bugok talaga ang UNA.

  • divictes

    Religion is once again proven to be the refuge of the scoundrel.

    • Yobhtron

      So true, the domicile of the corrupt CBCP.

  • ewokmulag

    stolz lam kung nanood ka sa opening mass ng festival around 9am nanduon c active vice gov… kya bago ka magsalita mag check ka muna…. wla naman cgurong official magstay the whole day sa sports comlex… 

    • antonio

       pa active-active ka pa… kung suspendido eh suspendido yan. gusto nyo i nuclear ko kayo dyan sa capitolyo?

  • http://www.facebook.com/oscarbeng Oscarbeng Castaneda

    What’s the big deal about dancing in the Sinulog. She’s been doing it for the last 8 years. What people are waiting for is the reactions of her doing it again with fears of being barred to return in her office.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

      …and she was not barred accdg to news report. All these haka-haka are kathang isip of Gwen. Well, Senyor Sto Niño knows what was in her heart and mind while dancing that night! Mukhang siya ang naging center of attraction. Well, maybe that’s how she wants to be. Hmmm.

  • ARIKUTIK

    Si Gwen Garcia nag Sinulog. Si Magpale, nagtago ayaw makipag celebration. Siguro nahihiyang maki halubilo si Magpale kasi kahiya hiya nga naman ang ginawa nila ni Penoy. Ginulo ang Cebu. Basta Abnoy walang gawang magaling.

    • Pert Cabatana

      Magpale spent more than an hour in the opening mass before the parade. Gwen spent less than 10 minutes dancing her tacky/insincere devotional/commercial dance (commercial for Titay’s). So, which participation is more religiously motivated? and which is more politically/commercially motivated?

      • ARIKUTIK

        An hour of Sunday mass is an event celebrated every Sunday of the week. Is there anything unique if Magpale spend more than an hour INSIDE a church on Sunday ? My poor good old neighbor do that thing too every Sunday with out fail. It is normal in my neighborhood to see the guy neatly dressed on the way to the church on Sundays. As for Magpale it may be important to be on a church on SINULOG day for it is only the place he can hide with out being confronted by Dogs smile. Garcia join the celebrating crowd with out fear of being mocked not like Magpale who hides under the solemnity of a church. Sinulog is parade and dancing festival. Going to mass on Sunday is normal but Magpale could be hyping it as an achievement……. eeewwwwww >>>>>  buti pa kumain kesa maka kita ng letratong naka amerkana pero ang utak ay >>> aaarrrgghhhhh … byeeee….. >>>>???

      • Pert Cabatana

        if you are saying these things because you are a non-catholic, then you may be excused. But if you are saying these things as a catholic, then you need to study more your basic catechism. The big reason why catholicism fails is because catholics don’t really know and understand their religion. And I repeat, if Gwen gave priority to her dancing than to the mass, then she is a bad catholic.

    • Pert Cabatana

      aside from being the feast of the Sr Santo Nino, it was also a Sunday. Nag mass ba si Gwen?

      • ARIKUTIK

        Ang pagsi simba ay personal religious matters. Bakit mo pinakiki alaman ang relihiyon ng ibang tao ? Naka amerkana ang letrato pero hunghang naman ang utak, eeewwww….

  • Labandera1

    Bumalik na pala ang wakwak Gwen Garcia sa capitolyo….Marunong talaga habang wala siya iniwan niya ang kanyang mga magulang sa office niya para makabalik siya….

    • ARIKUTIK

      Ibig mong sabihin walang binatbat ang tropang Abnoy ? Hindi na nga nila maka ladkad palabas si Garcia. Hindi rin nila mapigilang pumasok sa Cebu Capitol. Si Penoy at ang DILG niya ay nanginginig sa takot kasi sa kaibuturan ng kanilang ulo ay alam ng tropang Abnoy na illegal ang suspension kay Garcia. Halatang halata na gusto ng Penoy LP na mandaya sa eleksiyon. Penoy, buko ka na, binuking ni Garcia …. nya…. hahaha…..

      • etomacq

        Halatang may maitim na balak talaga ang admin sa darating na election. Nag appoint ng bagong mamumuno sa PNP at AFP kung kelan malapit na eleksyon, at iniisa isa na ang mga malalakas na kalaban nila. Very obvious di ba? Pati nga yun pag appoint sa comelec kay Padaca na may kaso kaduda duda rin.

      • koolkid_inthehouse

        The government is doing it in a legal process.  Gwen Garcia is doing it by illegal force because most Cebuanos are gullible and can be bought.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DCZWNOP3PJZTAT77LOLQLVCSG4 Leopoldo Herrera

         you are another creature who has an empty space between the ears ? do you understand that ? so you favor the administration of gwen garcia buying that property covered with sea water using taxpayers’ money of the cebuanos ?? A clear case of KURAKOT and that is why she has a pending case now for violation of the Anti Graft Law.

      • JuanTamadachi

        well said.

      • ARIKUTIK

        The ‘empty space between ears’ absolutely understand that Garcia has a PENDING case for violation of the Anti Graft Law. In short term an allegation yet to be proven. Anyone can acuse anyone with anything but a democratically elected official should not be suspended by reasons of Allegations only. The suspension of Garcia is dictatorial through illegal means.

      • http://www.facebook.com/ellebullo Ellee R. Bullo

        wahahahah ambot lang sa imohang gibate teng?…. sabi ng doktor paundayunan ka na lang sa nararamdaman mo kasi iyan ay isang katunayang wala ka na sa wisyo ung gwen mo kulang sa pansin at bakit kung gugustuhin ng pangulo na force eviction di puede? kung isang battallion na sundalo doi sila p[uede tibagin? kabugo pod nimo oi…

      • ARIKUTIK

        Ang suspension kay Garcia 5 months before election ay maliwanag na ‘Force Eviction’. Ginawa na ni Penoy pero hangang pirma ng papel lang ang kaya niya kasi sinong makaka pigil sa pagpa pirma lang. Kung papano ipatupad ayon sa nararapat ng hindi magagalit ang mga Cebuano ay yan ang hindi magawa ni Penoy kasi utak biya. Mabuti pa ang Bugo pero maliwanag ang pag iisip. Ikaw alam mo ba na ang Kapitolyo ang simbolo ng tunay na LEGAL na mamuno ? Alam mo ba na noong unang panahon ang katapat ng kapitolyo ay korona ng tunay na hari ? Si Magpale ay gobernador ni Penoy pero si Garcia ay gobernador ng mga Cebuano kasi nasa kay Garcia ang Korona na ang katumbas sa ngayon ay KAPITOLYO ng CEBU. Maliwanag na ba sa iyo > Utak Biya ?

  • basilionisisa

    not only FAKE veneration, TACKY!

    shame, Gwen, shame! a disgrace in an otherwise GRAND festival.

    • ARIKUTIK

      Si Gwen Garcia walang takot lumabas sa kapitolyo. Ang tropang LP ni Boy AB ay takot pumasok sa Kapitolyo kasi sila naman talaga ang Illegal …… nya ….hahaha…. matulog na nga lang…. mga walang binatbat …. sumagot kayo !!! weeeee….. byeeeeeuuuu…..       ^(‘j’)^ >>>???

  • ewokmulag

    read todays issue of SUNSTAR CEBU …. Archbishop Palma said that despite the RH bill he urge filipinos to raise more children….. what a stupid statement….cya yung archbishop na dumalaw kay gwen sa capitolyo 3 times. 

    • basilionisisa

      thanks for the tip, but i won’t read any more press releases from the CBCP (Bishops from Hell!)… will only raise my blood pressure. they are a lost cause, need new leadership, new blood, with wisdom to properly interpret and spread God’s Teachings.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DCZWNOP3PJZTAT77LOLQLVCSG4 Leopoldo Herrera

      more people more abuloy sa simbahan.why can’t these bishops be honest enough to admit that is the main reason why they like the people to multiply ? bakit kulang na ang allowance. do you remember those 2 catholic priests caught in a video inside the night club at me ka table pa ? lumabas sa bandila ,compliments of julius babao. that is where the abuloy sa simbahan goes. mga buwisit. stop fooling the people CBCP. I hope somebody from your flock read this comment of mine. for the information of the public, the vatican has immense wealth, big investors in shell companies, oil explorations and other big businesses. The money invested ? Compliments of the catholic abuloy sa simbahan from all over the world…Gising people !!

      • basilionisisa

         fyi: investments also in brothels and gambling casinos (fact)

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Also condoms factory, money has no smell for them,

        they love it more than any God !

  • motorcyclemama

    This is the Klingon dance. We should be glad we see a Klingon visitor from the planet Qo’noS dancing the sinulog.

    Anyway, she will do all what she can to hold tight to the position.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Boycott.Made.N.China Val Sor

    She can dance all she wants, she is still a violator of the law.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YX3GNEI6FHCLMXK5ZKXKZ54WJA Kiam

    Pagkatapos ng number niya takbo agad pabalik sa capitol baka kc di na makapasok.

  • boi skater

    Politics, religion, corruption, disrespect for the law,
    family dynasty and clowns – all rolled into one. As the saying goes, only in the
    Philippines.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q3K4D7DHINOHU7E2JBPXY3JLZQ Josh

    hahaha ginamit pa si sto.nino. loka-loka! istupida!

  • Pablo Juan

    very very very strange..

  • JuanTamadachi

    Duendolyn’s dance reminds me of  a scene in the movie, Ten Commandments. In that scene, the chosen people, shortly after being led by Moses out of Egypt, danced and wildly caroused before the golden calf statue they made. They eschewed the God Of Abraham in favor of the golden calf because  they got tired of waiting for Moses who was summoned by God to go up the mountain to receive his commandments.

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      why not simply post ‘ crazy cow dance’

      • JuanTamadachi

        lol, maybe carabao dance is a better description..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BFOPP2LDSFJFL6KVGA52SDIVHA John

       Seriously, we do have freedom of religion.
      Talk to the Muslims, Hindu, or Buddhist and you’ll know what I mean.

      • JuanTamadachi

        that, we do have..

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

      The comparison is way-off, partner, the sinulog is not dancing a golden calf but an image of the child Jesus…..more than criticism, i think respect for one’s religion and belief is more opt…..

      • JuanTamadachi

        Hi bert. I meant duendelyn’s dancing style and nothing more; and certainly not in any manner or form, connected to any religious worship.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ME73SJ2KNVTMNU4JMRMRLRYPVQ zom

    buti di xa nasunog

  • jurbinsky77

    ..supreme sacrifice..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DCZWNOP3PJZTAT77LOLQLVCSG4 Leopoldo Herrera

    The country has countless of devotees ( deboto daw !) to the Santo Nino, the Black Nazarene and others. HOW COME WE STILL HAVE PLENTY OF CROOKS IN THE GOVERNMENT ? HOW COME WE STILL HAVE PLENTY OF CORRUPT GOVERNMENT PUBLIC SERVANTS WHO CONTINUE TO ENRICHED THEMSELVES WHILE IN OFFICE AND STEAL THE TAXPAYERS’ MONEY ? WHY ? SIMPLY BECAUSE MOST OF THOSE PEOPLE DISPLAYING THEMSELVES AS RELIGIOUS CREATURES, DANCING AND  PARADING THEMSELVES IN PUBLIC ARE MOSTLY HYPOCRITES !!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

      Waste of money.  Poor devotees even have to sell their properties and borrow money just to participate.

      • manong_edwin

        for devotees nothing has been wasted, it’s their belief, it’s their faith…let us respect their expression of their faith…it is the Lord who will judge whether what they are doing is acceptable in His sight or not. I am not a devotee of the Sto. Nino or any other saints because I am a Protestant…Oh, by the way, I said “the devotees” and not necessarily Gov. Gwen…

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

        fair enough, and i admire you for that…..as a protestant, you are living the teaching of Christ, not to be judgmental…..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UWISP2YXGDQ7K2SIX2GI37B2EI Darwin

    The message: OK lang mangurakot, basta deboto ka ni Sto. Nino at sumayaw kasa Sinulog. Sick.

  • Janch

    cnoy_noypi was being sarcastic.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

    She could keep dancing all that she wanted and let’s see if her Sto. Nino could help her in her current predicament.  Pnoy has his own Sto. Nonoy.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

      and the blessed tita cory too……

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

      sta. noy.

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    basta kaalyado ng dating pekeng presidente makakapal amg mukha..

    • JuanTamadachi

      heh heh

  • mangTASYO

    Wala  bang celebration naman sa magiting na Cebuanong si LAPU-LAPU? Ang matapang na tumayo at lumaban sa mga dayuhang Kastila?

    Ang ipinagdidiwangsa Lapu-Lapu City ay hindi si Lapu-Lapu kundi si Nuestra Senyora Virgen de la Regla or ang Birhen sa Regla. hahaha wawang Lapu-Lapu kinawawa ng mga Cebuanos. LOL

     

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

      Kasi nga ginawang escabeche.

    • emyat mendoza

      there is what we call “kadaugan sa Mactan festival” where it commemorates Lapu Lapu fighting against Magellan every April.

      • mangTASYO

        Daghang salamat.

  • http://www.facebook.com/andy.mendoza.1044 Andy Mendoza

    milf!

    • JuanTamadachi

      lol

    • motorcyclemama

       yuck

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

    Quote: “Her seven-minute presentation was applauded seven times as the crowd shouted in delight. Guests inside the VIP area of the Cebu City Sports Center gave her a standing ovation”.

    Bad sign for the LP and Mar who is bent on replacing Garcia with its own manok…hehe

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

      I saw the people’s cheers. Bad sign indeed for LP.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/GHLDW4YYUBCKLPN5DF47AAMRDI third

          bad sign for the cebuanos, not for lp

    • Pert Cabatana

      “Guests inside the VIP area of the Cebu City Sports Center gave her a standing ovation.” For your information, all tickets to the VIP section were under the total control of Mayor Mike Rama, Gwen’s ally. So,…all the claps and standing ovation came only from her hakot crowd. The rest of the real Santo Nino devotees at the grandstand were either reverentially silent or had their boos drowned out by the loud music (also controlled by Mike Rama-chaired Sinulog Foundation).

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/GHLDW4YYUBCKLPN5DF47AAMRDI third

       bad sign for the cebuanos, not for lp

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    Wait lang kayo…sasayaw din si penoy ng gangnam.

  • ThePattern

    baka naman bayad at busog kaya panay ang palakpak.

  • Practicalandconcerned

    She’s a devotee…she can dance; But the politics is a different argument…holding them for the sake of the sinulog celebration is just appropriate. And the issue will go on for a while anyway.

  • Rae_E

    Gwen Garcia epitomizes everthing’s wrong among politicians: lacks delicadeza, defies the law & authority, member of a political dynasty, corrupt & a religious hypocrite. Wake up Cebuanos for you deserve a better public servant! No to Trapos, No to Political Dynasties!

    • Yobhtron

      Please include No to UNA.

    • JuanTamadachi

      good one..

    • Rogelio Y. Dela Cruz

       Very well said….

    • SG0609

       that’s her political upbringing…UNA ethics

  • droccu

    Did I miss it or is this report incomplete? After her dance, was Gwen prevented from going back to her office? If not, then this KSP stunt flopped terribly. I’m sure she was half hoping that she will be harassed for full political effect. Unfortunately (for her) she was totally IGNORED by the government. By the way,where was Binay (who was reported to be in Cebu) during this shameless display? Was he also openly applauding with the audience or was he just ready to step in IF she was harassed- for FULL political effect also?

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

       di ba sabi nga sa news, sabi ni acting gov di pipigilan si gov gwen???? pls re-read/

      • droccu

        YOU re read the news above and your own statement:
        “…But acting Cebu Gov. Agnes Magpale told a television cable Sunday that there was no plan to block Garcia on her way back to the Capitol after the festival.”There was NO PLAN to block BUT WAS IT DONE- no mention above.

        ….sabi ni acting gov di pipigilan si gov gwen….FUTURE (di pipigilan) tense- pinigilan ba? NO mention above.

      • Jeff Clint

        What’s wrong with you? droccu’s comment is quite clear. Please re-read!

  • Todd Sales

    In fairness to the Cebuanos, the Sinulog is a sacred ritual for us and regardless of political or religious color this festival always sets aside (albeit temporarily) all squabbles and disagreement. Don’t get me wrong, I hate Garcia will all the bones in my body but she was applauded not because people respect her, but because she was dancing the Sinulog. People were clapping for the ritual, not the dancer.

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

       were you there? who are we to know what the people were clapping for?

      • Jeff Clint

        It doesn’t matter whichever the crowd applauded. Garcia is still hateable just like the pa-epal trapos in the likes of Maligno Binay, Enriles, Estradas, Maceda, Sotto, Honasan, Mitos Magsaysay.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XGYT2HYUP6VCVDQW2XWIEQZJ4 Marnit Judilla

        I was there and you know the people near the grandstand were the one cheering  for suspended governor…?why?kasi lahat sila may librendg ticket for the festival syempre pag may nag sabing sigaw!!!!!sigaw agad ang mga bruha at bruho katulad nang kanilang amo….hindi nga sinabing nandyan siya..hindi alam ng mga tao….

  • Todd Sales

    The shameless and pathetic dancing of Suspended Governor Gwen Garcia was her swan song, or dance in this case. People were cheering for the blessed Child. People were clapping because of the Sinulog festival. It had nothing to do with Gwen Garcia. Several members of the audience were asked after the performance and they said they were so pumped and hyped that it could have been a goat or a monkey dancing and they still would have applauded. Basically, Gwen was just another devotee and people couldn’t care less who was dancing. THe day was all about the people’s ancient belief in the Divine.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

    so andun ka nga, todd?

  • http://www.facebook.com/Ambesiosa Ambesiosang Iring Weh

    Good morning Philippines – Salamat sa sa peaceful na Sto. Nino Sinulog pinahanga talaga ako ni Magpali may isang salita kahit hindi man sya nagpakita eh nanonood naman sya sa kanyang kinaroroonan.  Madam Magpali your respect is very highly appreciated.  Sana magtulungan nalang tayo sa kapayapaan at sa magiging pagpatuloy at peaceful sa kaunlaran sa Cebu.  Yun lang naman dapat ang kailangan.  Gwen, Magpali Salludo ako sa inyo…Presedent and Vice Presedent salamat sa inyo at ako po ay isang mahirap lamang na gumagalang sa inyo.  Sa aking po ay igagalang natin ang kababaihan sa ating bansa katulad ng paggalang natin sa ating Nanay.  Yun lang po at patawarin po nyo ako kung may nasabi man akong mali peace po sa inyo Mr. Presedent and Vice Presedent at ang gabay ng panginoon ay suma sa inyo lagi saan man kayo naroroon. Mahal na Panginoon tulungan mo po ang Philipinas na makaahon sa kahirapan at hinihiling ko po ang kapayapaan sa West Philippines Sea panginoon.  At wala po dapat pag-awayan dahil po hindi sila or sino paman ang may nag-aari sa anomang mayroon dito sa mundo kundi ikaw po ang tunay panginoon at salamat po sa lahat lahat ng biyayang binibigay or pinapahiram mo po sa amin.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BFOPP2LDSFJFL6KVGA52SDIVHA John

    I admired Gwen for her courage and will – just come visit Cebu and you know what I mean. 

    I’d rather trust people like Gwen than the all righteous Penoy – purely rhetoric and selective kind of justice or rule of law. Say hello to Hacienda Luisita, say hello to Atimonan, say hello to friends, shooting buddies, relatives who always get the easier way out or the better opportunities.

    Good thing he has still 3 years to prove his worth and I hope he succeeds for the majority of the Filipinos. Because currently, it feels like more of propaganda and massive info drive to create a positive atmosphere (could be social mind control, brainwashing) ….

    Seriously, I do not like Estrada and Binay, and a lot of their gang, as well.  Mostly are known corrupt, but who isn’t?

    It boils down to personal preference of who is the lesser evil I guess – corrupt people who divides the country’s wealth for the majority?

    It’s PH politics and hyprocrisy – we just need to have the stomach for it :P

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/D7AFGK7L3ON65BCTCZV3KNYDDI Philipp Santos

      sabi mo lang iyan dahil kampi ka sa kanya but if you have the decency and the guts to believe what is right,then I doubt you can say all of that.

  • Yxon

    “As I said, my devotion supercedes everything else.” 
    Ohhhh??????Why not then let justice take its course?  Why stick it out in the capitol as if it yours already for a lifetime?

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000338130535 Harn Bash

      because her suspension will tantamount to her removal in office. Her suspension is illegal.

      • Yxon

        suspension is only for six (6) and is different from removal in office. if the suspension is illegal, then she could go o the Supreme Court. As the highest govt official in Cebu she is looked up to by her constituents; a position which she should hold with esteem. Instead, she is teaching them not to heed any authorities and should be beyond reproach.

  • bugoybanggers

    POLITIKA! Bahala na ang mga BOBOTANTE.

  • virgoyap

    What is she afraid of? For her stupidity? At least the acting Governor has shown her diplomacy for allowing Gwen to dance without any hindrance of going back to her lair.

  • Komen To

    “my devotion supercedes everything else. I’m ready to face the dangers and risks,”

    If this is true and she means what she says, she could have easily stepped down of her office and allow her devotion to prove her innocence from the charges. Acting Gov. Magpale showed her how a good servant reacts to situation. Imagine, Magpale opens the door to her if she still wants to return…

    • JuanTamadachi

      “Imagine, Magpale opens the door to her if she still wants to return…”
      I call that statesmanship. 

      Good one. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IGLQQ2TTZF3BAWUHUWLFWVPZDE Vladymir

      Her imagination of the risks and danger remains just that,an imagination.It was good thing she was ignored so she can’t claim that she was being at risk and in danger.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RFVD3CQ3BENWY7T2BTB7U5S25Q Teddy

    Oh what a circus, oh what a show!?
    Gwen Garcia has gone to town
    Over the fate of this actress from the Capitol
    They’ve all gone crazy
    Merry-making all day, merry-making all night
    Falling over themselves to get all of the misery right!

    -A. Banderas singing

    • Cano Manuel

      She had done that in the past years. Where else can you see a governor that doesn’t just sit and watch? This governor is one with her constituents.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IGLQQ2TTZF3BAWUHUWLFWVPZDE Vladymir

        yeah and she’s a clown too.

  • Jeff Clint

    I would stand up for what I believe is right. Well, I’m here. As I said, my devotion supercedes everything else. I’m here for the Cebuanos. I’m ready to face the dangers and risks,” Gwen said.
    Your belief is wrong nagdra drama ka lang. You are such a fool to use Sto. Nino to dramatize your foolishness and what dangers and risks are you talking about? You could have been dragged out of the capitol long before if there were dangers and risks at all. Anong say mo ‘c’? Are you still there ‘c’?????

  • JuanTamadachi

    A Woman Called Carabao.

  • SG0609

    Sa kareretoke nitong si Gwen sa mukha nya kay belo e magkamukha na sila ni vicky belo

    • Ivideo

      Actually, You’re right.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3UAABFPUE5ZKBXOAGLWL6POGWU joel genese

    And because of the good dance, she will be a good congresswoman,senator, vp, pres. or whatever.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

      She was supposed to run under the UNA senatorial ticket but was eventually dumped as she lack the so-called: STAR POWER.

  • kilabot

    if that’s the case then gwen is still supported by the majority cebuanos; 
    magpale cannot do anything because she herself can’t dance. she just stayed home watching tv. 
    gwen should stay in the capitol till after the elections. it’s the fairest thing to do.

  • Your_King

    She was the star of this dance number and right now also the star of Aquino’s attacks. It must be a tense time in Cebu with all the confusion that the Aquino admin has put upon the city. There has been more activity from the Aquino admin than ever since it’s the elections and Aquino wants all his bets to win.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/PAGAV4BF6TFGEFC73TTZNA5NRE Leo

       No need for PNoy to do this he is popular in Cebu….Cebu delivered an overwhelming counts during the 2010 National/Presidential election…this is unfounded…

      • Your_King

        PNoy is popular everywhere. Don’t you know his parents are national hero’s and his sister is the queen of media or something? Still Garcia is the governor of Cebu so getting her out of the way will surely help his candidates chances of winning.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HUE7BZXUJ7I5AFIBEPSIBONAHA Alfred A

     She has been dancing in the Sinulog for the past 8 years.. long before Pnoy came to office so please give her a break, it’s her way not yours. As the saying goes –

    Don’t judge someone just because they sin differently….

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IGLQQ2TTZF3BAWUHUWLFWVPZDE Vladymir

      ano daw?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/C2F4EHM4EWQLOOW3OST3DQAVXY Martina

    She decided to dance on the eleventh hour otherwise malulugi siguro ang Sinulog Foundation had she announced it earlier. Sabi ng pinsan kong lawyer and his wife, they felt deceived and what a waste of money! Gwen’s dance has spoiled the essence and solemnity of the event. She tainted it.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYX4ZTAV4BUGW2RIMT45CPYBGA Pio Gante

    one last dance

  • basilionisisa

    yes, she devalued the Grandeur of the traditional Sinulog Procession… treated it like a tacky Mardi Gras along with those Star Wars characters…

  • Emilio

    Garcia has been in and out of the Capitol, this means nobody is barring her from the capital to go to her office. As to what she is doing in her office since there is nothing to work on since all dept. heads now report to magpale, that remains a $64 question.
    To recall, it was all over media that she spent xmas and new year at the Capitol, with her family, the reason being She might not be able to go back if she gets out of the Capitol. Now the cat is out of the bag. Why did she and her family go thru all that hassle , pwede pala umuwi, and she could have come back the next day.
    This is a case of political telenovela. The star is trying to gain the sympathy of the televiewers by going thru hardships, including sleeping in the floor, wherein her cousin columnist stated that there is a bed if she wants to sleep in it,however the hardships are actually self imposed, and at the end , the televiewers get to know about it.
    Now that “nahuli na” , is she still staying at the Capitol??? but then are the cebuanos still sympathizing with her, or are the cebuanos now identifying her as a potential patient for that clinic at the back of the Sotto medical center.

  • May_Santiago

    Suspended Gov Gwen along with Binay, Erap, Enrile & Maceda are out to get the Cebuano’s sympathy for personal political gains.  They need the publicity as mid-elections is fast approaching.  
    They are the kind of leaders who will not follow orders if it is not to their advantage.  The best thing they could have done was to mediate not to encourage defiance of the law.

  • athenapallas

    One word: CORRUPT

    and that’s what she believes is right; and her devotion to greed for money and power and facelifts supercede everything else.

     Ibagsak ang lahat ng corrupt sa ating gobyerno! 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/W74GUWRQ74EH7VZQN6D5WOE6XM Michael

    One word: Retokado
    One Company: Vicky Belo Medical Group
    One Brand: Rexona (wont let you down)
    What the hell?!! magugunaw na ba mundo? bakit ka nag dadancing and prancing dyan? yung botox mo naaagnas na sa reflection ng ilaw.  

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    Its all in the mind. Ika nga kung ano ang iyong iniisip ay iyon ang nangyayari. Tulad ni Gwen feel na feel niya ang pagsasayaw at feeling niya ay gobernadora pa rin siya. Pero its all in her mind lang yon, kasi in reality ay wala na siyang say sa kapitolyo…

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Ano na nangyari dito sa suspension nito at hindi maipatupad? nawalan na ba ng tuluyan ng bayag si pnoy at roxas? si binay, erap at enrile lang ba ang katapat ng presidente?

    • Janch

      She’s still suspended.  She has no work but she is squatting at the Cebu capitol building. Pag sapilitang inilabas mo yan sa office niya, she’ll cry “human rights abuse!” and the confrontation between the implementing officers and the Garcia supporters will likely end in violence and bloodshed.  Hayaan na lang habang tinatalakay pa ang kaso sa korte.

      • kalikasanipagtanggol

         So, very selective ang kanilang tuwad na daan pag makapangyarihan na ayaw na nila ipatupad ang bataas? ilang korte ang pupuntahan nila at hanggang makarating ng SC, at gaano katagal ito? Imbes na napapakinabang ang espasyo ng munisipyo at nakakapag operate ng walang sagabal ay nag-give in sila sa pressure ni binay, enrile at erap! sila na siguro ang batas na kunwari si pnoy ang presidente…….

      • Janch

        They trying to avoid what happened in Iloilo when police raided the provincial capitol to remove Tupas. This political expediency. Pinabayaan na lang dahil hindi rin maganda para sa administration at sa Cebu pagsumiklab ang gulo. Dadrama na naman ang opposition about being persecuted.

        The suspension is implemented. Garcia is holed up in her office but she is no longer in control. When the suspension period is over wala ring magagawa babalik din yan sa trono niya. Ultimately, sa korte din pa rin ang decision kung matatangal siya bunga ng kasong sinampa sa kanya. And that would take a long time.

      • ARIKUTIK

        Sabi mo ay > “Hayaan na lang habang tinatalakay pa ang kaso sa korte”. The analogy is absolutely right, even Penoy agreed and said so in another way. If both of you are one in righteous vibration then why on earth did Penoy suspended Garcia ? The only possible reason IS = Election is comming to town and the Penoy LP wants to cheat in whatever means available with in their power. Even a glaring dispecable way, Penoy will do with out shame on his quest for power. Penoy is corrupt with out conscience. A trademark of an Abnoy.

      • Janch

        That’s the law. An official is suspended to prevent him from using his office to interfere or influence the investigation.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/D7AFGK7L3ON65BCTCZV3KNYDDI Philipp Santos

        diyan ka nagkamali ‘igan tiyak bugok lang ang aayon sa yo

      • simondj

        iyan ang hindi maganda, kung talagang malakas ang kaso bakit hindi hayaan ang JUDICIARY ang mag decide? lumalabas tuloy walang pinagkaiba si P NOY sa dating namumuno.

      • Janch

        Pending nga ang kaso sa korte.  Yun hiningi ni Garcia na TRO ng suspension order dineny na ng CA.

  • hustlergalore

    tama yan, gwen. just entertain the filipino people. they will forget your blunder. LOL.

  • mangTASYO

    Giling, gumiling ka SALOME.  Nang magsayaw si Salome ang hiniling niya ay ULO ni JOHN THE BAPTIST.

    Tulad ni Salome, may hiling din si GWEN… ang manatiling ULO ng lalawigan.

    Sayaw SALOME, sayaw GWEN.

     
    Santa Clarang pinung-pino
    Abaruray! Abarinding!

    LOL

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

    Gwen danced the Sinulog.  Dapat SINUNOG ang capitol building nang nasa loob siya.

  • Hey_Dudes

    Kung kasama siguro sa Olympics ang pakapalan ng muhka, we know which nation will dominate the event don’t we?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TMHMGIQEOQOSNOJHGA2XMFXZIU Ronald

      kung kasama sa Olympics ang pakapalan ng mukha, si Gwen Garcia and flag-bearer ng bansa! 

  • miiron

    HAKOT CROWD!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4SPOPRBFNMNW6QPLHMEO23N22M Ildz

    sabi ng mga GARCIA MAR TIAL LAW..ang tanung ko sa nu UNA @ MGA GARCIA mula nag start ang suspinsion nya hngang sa pag sayaw niya noong sinulog ipinatupad ba ang sinasabi ninyong martial law? ang galing kasi ng mga UNA @ GARCIA mag inbinto ng mga bagay.pra ang taong bayan mapaniwala nila na may harassment!!! ngaun MRS. GWEN GARCI tapus na ang SHOW mo sa sinulog..ano nman ang sunod mong balak na gwing teleserye sa capitolyo?pra mo nman bolahin ang mga cebuano???? mahiya ka naman!!!!!!!! hindi ka ba nag sasawa sa kaartihan @ sa pagging EPAL mo..lahat ng gemik gnamit muna, sa sugbo news lahat ng pages mukha mo ang nkadikit!!!! wla kabang sawa..ginamit mo ang pera ng bayan.pra sa personal mong interest..UMALIS KANA SA CAPITOLYO!!!!!!!!!

  • DondonSantosJr

    Ano namang klaseng lider yan, ayaw sumunod sa batas, may tamang proseso, may tamang lugar (Korte) para ipaglaban ang suspension nya. Hwag ganyan, anong message ang ipinaparating natin sa mga tao, matigas ang ulo natin? nagmamatigas ka? your above the law?
    Sundin na lang natin ang batas, suspended ka, umalis ka dyan, let the proper authorities handle your case

  • josefe38

    ALAM NG LP AT MALACANANG NA NASA LIKOD PA RIN NI GOV. GWEN ANG NAKAKARAMI SA MGA CEBUANO, KAYA WALA SILANG MAGAWA KUNDI PABAYAAN MAKABALIK SI GOV. GWEN SA KAPITOLYO. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UEHZP52OVNUUPVT3VJNWPUGVLU Peter L

    The incumbent’s stooges are saying Gwen should follow the legal process. Tell that to the marines. The process was illegal and immoral in the first place because it was concocted by a vindictive president and DILG secretary whose dirty minds are in connivance to thrash all incumbent officials that they perceived as enemies. Three more years and the reign of terror will end.    

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TMHMGIQEOQOSNOJHGA2XMFXZIU Ronald

    GARCIA, MACEDA, TING-TING, ENRILE, ESTRADA and BINAY. Iboboto nyo pa ba sila mga kaibigan? Sila ang mga may gustong bumalik sa dilim ang Pilipinas. 

    WAG IBOTO !!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

      huwag lalo iboto si trillanes, hontiveros, bum, koko

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QZ73GJNOBRAHYBAAWIKSYCS4VE paul

    nakakasuka yung lineup ng UNA….not that the LP is the best…..but if youre to choose from the 2 as which is the trapoest……the UNA lineup is waaaay more talented in that aspect…maceda, estrada, binay, gordon, enrile….ibang level….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    GURANG NA HEHEHEHE DAPAT PASAYAWIN NIYA YUNG ANAK NIYA SEKSI YUN ETO GURANG NA AMOY LUPA NA!! PERO BILIB AKO SA KANYA KAYA PA NI LOLA MAKIPAG SABAYAN

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