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Sinulog 2021 contingents to get P150K assistance after festival postponement

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog 2021 contingents will get P150,000 each as reimbursement or financial aid after the festival was canceled to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Vice Mayor Michael Rama said that the choreographers and their contingents will receive the aid amid the postponement of Cebu’s premier festival. The […] The post Sinulog 2021 contingents to get P150K assistance after festival postponement appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 13th, 2021

Cebu City assures Sinulog choreographers of subsidy

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The city government here assured choreographers of contingents who were supposed to compete in the Sinulog 2021 that they will be repaid to some extent for the expenses they incurred during preparation for the festival.  According to Vice Mayor Michael Rama, the overall convenor of Sinulog 2021, the choreographers should receive a […] The post Cebu City assures Sinulog choreographers of subsidy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Sinulog Queen handler asking for promised subsidy 3 months after competition

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Three months after the Sinulog 2021 festivities, handlers and talents from the Sinulog Festival Queen competition are still waiting for their prizes and incentives. The prizes were promised to be given a week after the celebration. Janna Fernan one of the handlers and makeup artists of the said competition posted on […] The post Sinulog Queen handler asking for promised subsidy 3 months after competition appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2021

[IN PHOTOS] Sinulog amid the pandemic: Just another day in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Streets in Cebu City usually erupt in colors every third Sunday of January as millions visit here to celebrate the Sinulog Festival, the secular celebration in honor of the Señor Sto. Niño. They have witnessed the lively performances from contingents around the country competing for the Ritual Showdown; intricately adorned floats, […] The post [IN PHOTOS] Sinulog amid the pandemic: Just another day in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

RIATF-7 rules: No physical activities, no actual or prerecorded performances

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Interagency Task Force in Central Visayas has recommended that there should be no physical activities or actual performances for the Sinulog 2021. In their Resolution No. 97 Series of 2020, the RIATF-7 stated that all physical and actual performance–based Sinulog Festival activities such as the Ritual Dance Showdown and Street […] The post RIATF-7 rules: No physical activities, no actual or prerecorded performances appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

Doctors group in Cebu opposes Sinulog 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A group of doctors in Cebu expressed opposition to the holding of the Sinulog Festival 2021 and other related activities. Cebu Medical Society Inc., in a statement issued on Wednesday, January 6, said that “public health and safety should be of utmost priority” while the battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 […] The post Doctors group in Cebu opposes Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Lack of coordination puts Sinulog 2021 in limbo

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The seeming lack of coordination between the Sinulog 2021 organizers and the Interagency Task Force (IATF) represented by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Cebu City has put the festival in limbo. The EOC has recommended to the IATF a pre-filmed Sinulog showcase instead of a grand parade as originally planned […] The post Lack of coordination puts Sinulog 2021 in limbo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Only local contingents sign up for Sinulog ritual showdown

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Spectators may only see local contingents compete in this year’s Sinulog ritual showdown, should it be allowed to continue as scheduled on January 17, 2021. A list of contingents obtained by CDN Digital shows that a total of 22 contingents have signed up for this year’s dance competition, the deadline of […] The post Only local contingents sign up for Sinulog ritual showdown appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Delegation from Wonju in South Korea to skip Sinulog 2021

Mandaue City, Cebu–A delegation from the Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival in South Korea that has been sending performers to Cebu City in the last three years has opted to skip this year’s festival because of the pandemic. Ricky Ballesteros, former SFI executive director, said that the SFI extended an invitation for Wonju Dymanic to join […] The post Delegation from Wonju in South Korea to skip Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Participant of Sinulog 2021 contingent shows COVID-like symptoms 

Cebu City, Philippines—The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) here said that a participant of one of the local contingents for the Sinulog 2021 grand parade has developed COVID-like symptoms.  The EOC said the said participant has been swabbed and isolated immediately while awaiting for the results of the test.  EOC deputy chief implementor Councilor Joel Garganera told […] The post Participant of Sinulog 2021 contingent shows COVID-like symptoms  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2021

Rama: We will not cancel Sinulog 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Organizers of this year’s Sinulog Festival will not back down amid recommendations from police officials to cancel the event entirely.  Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, January 4, said they had no intention to cancel the Sinulog Festival 2021. This despite recent suggestions that the Police Regional Office in […] The post Rama: We will not cancel Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2021

Sinulog 2021 Grand Showdown to go virtual

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Festival in 2021 may have fewer crowds due to quarantine restrictions, but it is expected to draw a wider digital audience as the activities will be broadcasted on air and online. Instead of showdowns, the Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) and the Cebu City government, have decided to conduct all […] The post Sinulog 2021 Grand Showdown to go virtual appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2020

Sinulog 2021: Out-of-town, int’l groups may join event

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Out-of-town and international contingents have expressed their desire to join the Sinulog 2021 grand parade amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said that the contingents were willing to push through joining the Sinulog 2021 because the local government units or even their country would […] The post Sinulog 2021: Out-of-town, int’l groups may join event appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2020

Cebu City begins planning of Sinulog 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has officially begun planning for the 2021 Sinulog festival that will run from January 8 to January 17, 2021. The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño priests, the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI), and the other public officials of the […] The post Cebu City begins planning of Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

10th Sinulog Cup Football Festival postponed due to nCoV scare

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Central Visayas Football Association (CVFA) has announced the postponement of the 10th Sinulog Cup Football Festival 2020. The football festival was supposed to be held this weekend, February 15 and 16, 2020 but the CVFA has decided to reschedule it at a later date due to the ongoing threat that […] The post 10th Sinulog Cup Football Festival postponed due to nCoV scare appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2020

IN PHOTOS: Stars join the 2020 Sinulog Grand Parade

CEBU, Philippines – Millions coverged on Sunday, January 19, for the Sinulog Grand Parade at the Cebu City Sports Center grandstand.  The parade started Sunday morning, featuring different contingents joining the dance competition. The grand parade – arguably, the highlight of the Sinulog festival – also featured stars from Philippine showbiz joining ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2020

WATCH: Negros Oriental dance troupe in Sinulog 2020 pays tribute to slain farmers

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It's a rare moment that contingents from the different towns competing in the Sinulog Festival get political. But dancers from the Pakol Festival in Santa Catalina, Negros Oriental, briefly paid tribute to the farmers who have been killed on the island. The Pakol ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2020

Sectional cleanups, specific routes for contingents buses to be implemented on Sinulog day

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A few days before the Sinulog Grand Parade, the Cebu City government is smoothing out final details for the festival’s orderly celebration. Councilor David Tumulak, the chairperson of the executive committee of the Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI), said the 6.5-kilometer route has been divided into eight sections where groups of street […] The post Sectional cleanups, specific routes for contingents buses to be implemented on Sinulog day appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2020

Labella wants Sinulog to end by 7 p.m.

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants the number of contingents for the Sinulog festival to be limited to only 30 so the grand mardi gras parade can end by 7 p.m. In a press conference on January 2, 2020, Labella said he received reports from the Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) that […] The post Labella wants Sinulog to end by 7 p.m. appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2020

LOOK: Photos from the street dancing of Negros Oriental’s Buglasan Festival

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental–Seven contingents joined the street dance competition of the Buglasan Festival  on Friday afternoon, October 18, 2019, here. The contingents include the Sandurot Festival (barangay category) of Dumaguete City, Tapasayaw  Festival of Bais City, Yamog Festival of Pamplona, Pakol Festival of Sta. Catalina, Sinulog Festival of Tanjay, Kinaiyahan festival of Dauin, and […] The post LOOK: Photos from the street dancing of Negros Oriental’s Buglasan Festival appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2019

INC sets P10-m Lingap Relief campaign in NCR, 4 provinces

The Iglesia Ni Cristo is stepping up its Covid-19 pandemic assistance by allocating close to P10 million worth of relief goods to cities and provinces in the NCR Plus bubble, a Church official said on April 18, 2021......»»

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