Battle of the Queens of Sinulog

Every year, exactly two days before the Sinulog Grand Parade, a different kind of competition is witnessed by thousands at the Cebu City Sports Complex. The lead dancers from participating Sinulog contingents compete for the coveted title Sinulog Festival Queen. To win the title, the lead dancer must have exceptional grace, poise, beauty, and talent. […]

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Prayer of the Faithful

Each year, during the Sinulog Season in Cebu, novena masses are held for nine days at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño. Despite the number of services held each day (masses are held every 1.5 hours starting at 7 am,) the Basilica is always filled to the rafters with devotees and pilgrims. Usually, I don’t […]

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Behind the Scenes: Sinulog Festival Queen 2015

Tonight, the Sinulog Festival Queen Runway Competition and Photoshoot was held at the SM City Cebu Northwing. These events let spectators have a closer look at the festival queens’ beautiful gowns and excellent runway skills. This year’s program started at 6 pm. As usual and as expected, the event was very well-attended. I arrived late […]

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River of Lights

Every year (every second Thursday of January,) the Walk with Jesus Dawn Procession is held in Cebu City. The Walk with Jesus Dawn procession marks the start of the Sinulog Season in the province. Hundreds of thousands join this annual penitential walk which begins at 4 am in Fuente Osmeña and ends with the first […]

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Sinulog 2015 Route Maps

To make your Sinulog 2015 experience hassle-free and very enjoyable, here are a few must-know route maps. Please study the route maps, or if you want, you can print out a copy. 🙂

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My Cebu Photo Blog is Now 8 Years Old!

Hello, friends. I would just like to let you all know that, yeah, My Cebu Photo Blog turned 8 this year. I couldn’t believe I’m still blogging eight years later (considering that I get tired of things very easily. Haha.) But, yeah, My Cebu Photo Blog is now eight years old. I think in blogging years, […]

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Cebu Updates 15

Hello, all! Here’s another compilation of what’s new and what’s happening in Cebu. Cebu is very busy these days. And traffic is growing more and more horrible by the minute. I really hope that the BRT project will soon move forward because, honestly, even though I’m all for progress and development, I kinda miss the […]

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The Clearing of Mahiga

Several houses along the Mahiga Creek (Cebu-Mandaue border) were demolished recently as part of the city government’s REDZ (Reduce Eliminate Danger Zone) RIVER Project. I’m not sure how many individuals and families were affected but based on the photos, I can say that the number (of families) could be more than a hundred. That means […]

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Miss Cebu 2015 Finalists

Ladies and gentlemen, here are the official finalists for the 2015 Miss Cebu beauty pageant. The Miss Cebu 2015 coronation night will be held, as usual, at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Lahug on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Program starts at 7 pm. – Which of these twelve lovely candidates is your bet?

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Cube = Cebu

When SM unveiled their design for Seaside City at the South Road Properties, many people were automatically intrigued by the shape of the mall. Unlike most SM malls, the main mall at the Seaside City complex was circular. Years ago, when the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay was completed, people were quite thrilled to […]

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New Adventures

Last Sunday, I was finally able to leave the city and travel down south. The last time that I traveled was almost one year ago. So, why exactly did I travel down south? We drove all the way to Santander to break in my new motorcycle. Yes, I got a new motorcycle. I must admit […]

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