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Gwen’s dilemma Dance in the Sinulog for last time or stay in Capitol

January 11, 2013

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I really want to dance,” said suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia about the coming Sinulog fiesta. Her final decision, however, still hangs in the balance as she enters her 24th day of staying inside her Capitol office to defy a six-month suspension order. “This will be my ninth and final year if ever if I will […]

Osmeña Blvd. parade launches 2013 Sinulog

January 11, 2013

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AFTER yesterday’s religious procession, comes the kickoff of the the Sinulog festival. It starts at 2:30 p.m. today with a Mass at the Sto. Niño Basilica and a launch parade to the Cebu City Sports Center for an opening program. Dance troupes from different colleges and univiersities will fill Osmeña Boulevard joined by the reigning […]

Balik Cebu welcome dinner, cultural show

January 10, 2013

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BALIKBAYANS due to arrive from all over the world for the Sinulog can look forward to a a warm welcome with Balik Cebu 2013. Aside from an airport welcome by a rondalla band, they will be treated to a fiesta dinner and cultural show at the Ayala Terraces on Jan. 17, Thursday. Now on its […]

Cebuana beauty to dance in Sinulog

January 9, 2013

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Another beauty titlist has committed to dance in the 2013 Sinulog finale in the Cebu City Sports Center on Jan. 20. Rizzini Alexis Gomez who won the recent Miss Tourism International (MTI) at Sunway Resort and Spa in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia , is the second Cebuana beauty queen in recent years to dance in the […]

Capitol to give P500,000 aid, lend buses

January 9, 2013

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FROM P3 million last year, the Cebu provincial government is giving financial assistance of P500,000 to the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) this year. “We computed our finances and that’s the only amount we can afford to give,” said Cebu Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday. Magpale who earlier assured that the province would continue to support […]

‘Walk with Jesus’ to start Sto. Niño’s celebration

January 9, 2013

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Thousands of devotees are expected to join the “Walk with Jesus” from Fuente Osmeña to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Nino in downtown Cebu City at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow. The more than two-kilometer walk will usher in the 447th fiesta celebration in honor of the Sto. Niño de Cebu. Fr. Jonas Mejares, OSA, rector of […]

Hotel rooms full for Sinulog fest

January 8, 2013

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As early as October last year, most hotels in Cebu City were fully booked for the Sinulog weekend from January 18, Friday to January 20, Sunday for the grand parade and feast day of the Sto. Niño. This is particularly true for mid-size city hotels and pension houses. In Dynasty Tourist Inn, general manager Melanie […]

Lahug’s all male choir makes it to finals

January 7, 2013

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An all male choral group called the “Cebu Male Singers” of St. Therese Parish from Lahug, Cebu City is one of the top 5 groups in the first Sinulog Choral Elimination at the Plaza Sugbu last Saturday. “Our group was created to have a common goal to sing, to promote different genres of songs, and […]

Last year’s P1.6 M loss a ‘learning experience’ Ballesteros says

January 5, 2013

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Almost a year has passed, but the Cebu City police have yet to solve the theft of about P1.6 million cash taken from the vault of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI). “The police should have looked at all angles,” said SFI executive director Ricky Ballesteros, who said he was frustrated with the unsolved case which […]

Dance one last time, Sinulog exec urges Gwen

January 5, 2013

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WITH 2013 being her last term in the Capitol, can Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia join the Sinulog parade on Jan. 20 with a suspension order encumbering her? Sinulog Foundation Inc. officials hope so. They invited her to join the parade in a closed-door meeting yesterday in the governor’s office where Garcia has been staying since […]