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Faith amid tragedy in 2 festivals

SPRAY BLESSING.  A Roman Catholic lay minister sprays holy water with a hose to bless the images of the Sto. Niño carried by devotees during the Feast of Sto. Niño at the Santo Niño de Tondo Parish in Tondo, Manila, on Sunday. Grand festivals honoring the Child Jesus, such as the Sinulog in Cebu and the Ati-atihan in Aklan, were also held on Sunday. RICHARD A. REYES

Stories of faith and environmental protection, and the importance of family were told by 35 contingents that participated in the Sinulog 2014 dance competition in Cebu City.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Calamity fails to dampen spirit of Ati-Atihan, Dinagyang fests

Members of a tribal contingent dance after the Pilgrims’ Mass at Pastrana Park in Kalibo, capital of Aklan, as part of the Ati-Atihan Festival celebration. FILE PHOTO/HARESH TANODRA (CONTRIBUTOR)

Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” which pummeled Iloilo and Aklan, among other provinces, in November, has failed to dampen preparations for the Ati-Atihan festival in Kalibo and the Dinagyang in Iloilo City which are held in January in honor of the Holy Child Jesus.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Sinulog gun ban violator nabbed

A 41-YEAR-OLD security guard was the first to fall in a police operation for violating the gun ban which is in effect in Cebu province to ensure peace during the Sinulog.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Davide asks Sinulog Foundation to liquidate


The Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) must first liquidate previous donations it received from the Cebu provincial government before it can get the P1-million aid pledged for the 2014 festivities. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III said foundation  headed by Ricky Ballesteros has to comply with this  so  the province can avoid being questioned lated by state [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Bring umbrellas, faith to Sto. Niño basilica

Rainy weather is expected to greet the start of activities for the Sinulog festival as a low pressure area enters the country tomorrow and delivers a wet weekend.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Ready for Sinulog street crowds’


With final touches to be added, Sinulog organizers said they were almost ready for the festival whose pre-event parades kick off on Friday.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

4 professional fights lined up for ALA Sinulog Festival card

FOUR professional bouts will regale Cebu boxing fans in the ALA Boxing and Fitness Gym’s “Sinulog Festival” card on Jan. 19 at the Gaisano Country Mall car park, Banilad, this city.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Scaled down

The decision to scrap the Pasigarbo, an annual event of festival dancing, in Cebu province’s founding anniversary reflects the the management style of the Capitol’s main tenant, Gov. Hilario Davide III.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Fiesta lights and shadows

The weekend’s Fiesta Señor and Sinulog grand parade once again affirmed the deep devotion of the Cebuanos to the Holy Child Jesus.

Posted: January 21st, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Bigger, better parade

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Rain or shine, the Sinulog parade will roll out this morning as gates of the Cebu City Sports Center open early at 6 a.m. for spectators.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Sto. Niño procession draws 2.7 million


Under cloudy skies, 2.7 million people yesterday took part in the five-hour solemn foot procession of the Sto. Niño de Cebu.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Organizer: ‘Show respect if Gwen dances’

WILL the audience in the Sinulog grandstand – and on the street – welcome the sinulog dancing of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia in today’s grand parade?

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Faster, earlier processions’

YESTERDAY’s annual Sto. Niño processions by sea and land stayed on schedule.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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