Thousands join Sinulog ‘Walk with Jesus’ 2017

Jan 05, 2017 No Comments by

Thousands of Catholic faithful in Cebu City joined the penitential “Walk with Jesus” held Thursday, January 5, in honor of Sto. Niño, Cebu’s patron saint. As early as 3:30 a.m., people have started to assemble at Fuente Osmeña. Continue reading->

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PNP: No threat monitored for Black Nazarene feast

Jan 05, 2017 No Comments by

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said Wednesday that no terror threat has been monitored in time for the annual procession of the Black Nazarene (traslacion) slated on January 9, in which millions of devotees are expected to attend. Continue reading->

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Negros Occidental bird festival draws 10,000 crowd

Nov 28, 2016 No Comments by

The Provincial of Government of Negros Occidental has reached the target 10,000 participants and guests in its hosting of the 11th Philippine Bird Festival from November 24 to 27. Themed “Pagpanghangkat sa aton tanan, kabuhing ilahas aton amligan,” the four-day activity ended on Sunday. Records of the Provincial Environment Management Office (Pemo) showed that simultaneous […]

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Tulingan Festival 2016

Oct 04, 2016 No Comments by

Street performers depict fisher folk and mackerel tuna, known locally as tulingan, during the Tulingan Festival in the town of Sultan Naga Dimaporo in Lanao del Norte. The town marked its 63rd Charter Day last October 4. (Richel V. Umel)

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Duterte’s presence makes 37th MassKara ‘unique, historic’

Oct 03, 2016 No Comments

UNIQUE, historic, and unforgettable. This is how Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia described the 37th MassKara Festival, which was declared open by President Rodrigo Duterte Sunday afternoon at the public plaza. Continue reading…

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Zamboanga Hermosa Festival reels off

Oct 01, 2016 No Comments

An agricultural fair and a lechon parade at the historical Plaza Pershing marked the start on Saturday of the 2016 Zamboanga Hermosa Festival in Zamboanga City. City Agriculturist Diosdado Palacat said the agricultural fair dubbed as Cosechas de Zamboanga aims to provide local farmers to showcase their products. Continue reading->

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Iligan’s tourist spots closed for Diyandi Festival

Sep 26, 2016 No Comments

Two major tourist spots here have been temporarily closed while the city is celebrating Diyandi Festival. The famous majestic Maria Cristina Falls in Agus 6 and Nature’s Park in Agus 7 hydro electric power plants are closed for viewing since the month of September. Incidentally, the city is celebrating the annual fiesta of St. Michael. […]

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Vibrant colors filled Oro streets in 2016 Higalaay Festival

Aug 27, 2016 No Comments

Slowly,  the city of Cagayan de Oro has finally found its character when it comes to holding its feast. Rooted from its defined city of Golden Friendship character – Higalaay Festival was crafted. In its month-long activities, it highlights the parade of floats and icons. Floats that go with the times and the icons that […]

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Rediscovering culture and tradition in Cantilan’s Sirong Festival

Aug 19, 2016 No Comments

After four years in its absence as one of the major festivities in the province of Surigao del Sur, a local organization in the historic town of Cantilan resurrected and rediscovered a traditional cultural celebration known to its inhabitants as Sirong Festival, depicting the people’s resilience amid diversity and conflict. Read more…

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Japanese Summer Fiesta in Cebu

Aug 09, 2016 No Comments

In celebration of 60 years of amiable diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Japan, the Japanese Association Cebu Inc. (Jaci) is organizing this year’s Bon Odori Festival this weekend, Aug. 12-13, 4 p.m., at the Sugbo grounds, Cebu South Road Properties (SRP), Cebu City. Considered a Japanese Summer Fiesta and held annually in Cebu, Bon Odori […]

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