Fuente Osmeña: Tired and Forgotten

The 2109 Pasigarbo sa Sugbo Festival was held recently here in Cebu City. The festival, which features a parade and showdown competition, was recently brought back by returning Gwendolyn Garcia. In the past, the festival parade was usually held in Mandaue City (around the CICC complex.) However, since the controversial structure is now no longer […]

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Pasko sa Sugbo 2015

Tonight, Pasko sa Sugbo 2015 (Christmas in Cebu 2015) was officially launched at the Fuente Osmeña circle. The launching officially marks the beginning of the long Christmas-Sinulog season in Cebu City. During the launching, the symbolic lighting of the 2015 Christmas Tree was also done. Present during the event were Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, Vice […]

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Scenes from the 2015 Solemn Foot Procession

Every year, a day before the Sinulog Grand Parade, one very important event takes places in Cebu. Starting at 1 in the afternoon, the image of Cebu’s Holy Child Señor Santo Niño is paraded through the streets of Cebu City. Although the route is relatively short, the tail end of the parade usually reaches the Basilica […]

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We’re Ready for Sinulog 2015!

It’s January once again. We all know what that means in Cebu. It means, traffic will be so heavy, the streets will be stuffed with endless oceans of revelers, and wherever you go, you’ll hear that one familiar beat. Your feet will be sore from all the walking, your pocket empty from all those events and tickets […]

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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 2014 Sinulog Season Is Here!

Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama officially opened earlier tonight the Sinulog Season in Cebu. Cebu’s Sinulog Season starts with the Walk with Jesus Dawn Procession and ends with the closure of the Sinulog winning photos exhibit in February. The launching program began with a short parade followed by a choral competition and the 2014 Sinulog Idol. […]

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Sinulog 2014 Schedule of Activities

Are you excited? Well, here it is! The official 2014 Sinulog de Cebu Schedule of Activities! Now start making those big plans! Don’t miss Sinulog 2014! —————- Pit Senyor! Sinulog 2014 Schedule of Activities

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Christmas Must Go On!

Last November 8, Super Typhoon Yolanda ravaged Cebu. One of the many casualties was the giant Christmas Tree at the Fuente Osmeña circle. Fuente’s giant Christmas Tree is the ultimate symbol of the holiday season in Cebu. When its lights are on, it means Christmas has officially started in the island. The construction of the […]

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Brand New Larsian

After its temporary closure after the Sinulog celebrations this year, the new Larsian complex was finally officially reopened a few weeks ago. The provincial government ordered the closure of the famous barbecue joint for the planned  P7.1 million renovation. The provincial government promised that all issues regarding the old Larsian will be addressed and the […]

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Fuente is Ready!

 As expected, on-site displays can once again be seen  along the carousel route of the Sinulog Grand Parade. These displays are one of the many things that Cebuanos look forward to during the Sinulog season. Among the many companies that actively participate in this activity are home-grown apparel brand Penshoppe, St. Cecelia’s College, PLDT, and […]

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Christmas 2011

It’s Christmas! I can’t believe how fast time flies. The other day I was just reviewing some of my Sinulog 2011 photos and now, Christmas is just a couple of days away! And before we all know it, we’ll all once again be hearing the Sinulog beat! 2011 is about to end and whatever happens […]

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Ready For Sinulog 2011!

Last December 31, while everyone was busy at home, I quietly got on my bike and drove to Fuente Osmeña to take some shots. I’ve decided to make it a personal tradition to take pictures of  the area just hours before the year ends. These shots were taken at around ten in the morning. I hope […]

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