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Towns wow crowd in Pasigarbo sa Sugbo

August 12, 2012


A DOWNPOUR at 4:30 p.m. failed to dampen the spirit of dance contingents in the 2012 Pasigarbo sa Sugbo yesterday. Festival dancers from 31 towns and cities of Cebu province joined the parade through streets of Mandaue City ending with a dance showdown at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC). “Nindot kaayo ang mga festivals […]

Lapu gov’t to hold weekly shows, Rampada dances at Liberty Shrine

May 20, 2012


TOURISTS can enjoy weekly shows for the whole year at the Liberty Shrine in barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City starting last Saturday. Rampada performances, variety shows, folk dances and modern dances will be the entertainment fare for tourists visiting the Liberty Shrine every Saturday evening. Rampada is a Brazillian inspired street and stage showdancing of men […]

Humble buwad shares stage with Sto. Niño in 447th Kaplag

April 27, 2012


THE humble dried fish or buwad is sharing center stage with the 447th year of the discovery of the Sto. Niño, Philippine Christianity’s most important icon. “We are celebrating our discovery of faith,” said Msgr. Trinidad Silva, team moderator of the San Nicholas Parish for the Kaplag Festival. Buwad, a major product of Cebu, will […]

Kadaugan to honor Lapu-Lapu’s heroism

April 27, 2012


The epic battle between Lapu-Lapu and the Portuguese-Spanish conquistador Ferdinand Magellan 491 years ago will be reenacted today in the Liberty Shrine in barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City. A Mass will be held at 7 a.m. followed by the flag raising and floral wreath laying at the monument of Datu Lapu-Lapu. The Philippine Air Force will […]

Sto. Nino to visit Lapu on Saturday

April 24, 2012


  by Fe Marie Dumaboc, Correspondent The pilgrim image of Sr. Sto. Nino will make its first visit the Senora dela Regla Parish in Lapu-Lapu City as part of the 447th anniversary of “Kaplag” and the celebration of the Kadaugan sa Mactan. Fr. Tito Soquiño, Executive director of Santo Nino De Cebu Augustinian Social Development […]

Kadaugan fest TV actors, party in Lapu streets

April 17, 2012


TV actors will lead this year’s cast of the “Kadaugan sa Mactan” on April 27 at the Liberty Shrine also known as the Mactan Shrine. The Kadaugan reenactment will also kick off the two-day Kadaugan street party. Actor Richard Quan will play Datu Lapu-Lapu, a role played by world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in 2008 […]

Website is all ‘like’ for Kadaugan

April 12, 2012


  A Dutchman living in Lapu-Lapu City has an antidote to the infamous “20 Reasons Why I Dislike the Philippines” video that went viral in social media a few weeks ago. It comes at a good time for the city that is celebrating the annual Battle of Mactan Reenactment or Kadaugan Festival in honor of […]

A bigger ‘Kadaugan’

March 14, 2012


  Lapu-Lapu City’s “Kadaugan Street Party” (KSP) promises to be even better and bigger than ever as it expects more than 60,000 visitors to attend the event. Organizers promise that April 27 and 28 will be two whole days of non-stop activities. Live entertainment, fun and games, sports, food and drinks await the KSP patrons. […]

‘Fresh moves’, environment theme for Leyte winner

January 17, 2012


    Smooth, fluid choreography nailed the grand prize for Leyte dancers who were newcomers in Cebu’s Sinulog Festival. They repeated their moves in a command performance yesterday with other winners of the Sinulog dance competition at the Cebu City Sports Center, where trophies and cash prizes were handed out by Cebu City Mayor Michael […]


January 15, 2012


POLITICIANS and celebrities were in Cebu City to hobnob with the public for the Sinulog festivities yesterday. Former senator Miguel Zubiri, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada and Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño mingled with the crowd in General Maxilom Avenue. But it was the Manila showbiz celebrities on floats who made the crowd go wild. Spectators shrieked […]