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Sinulog ritual showdown postponed

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sinulog Foundation Incorporated (SFI) has decided to postpone the ritual showdown for Sinulog 2021. Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said the rising COVID-19 cases in the city have placed the lives of the public at a greater risk than before including the participants. The city currently has 277 active […] The post Sinulog ritual showdown postponed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 10th, 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

Sinulog showdown nilipat sa Abril

Pinagpaliban ng Sinulog Foundation Incorporated ang Sinulog ritual showdown kasunod ng pagtaas ng COVID-19 case, ayon kay Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama. The post Sinulog showdown nilipat sa Abril first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJan 11th, 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

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

Talisay backs out from Sinulog 2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Talisay City government will no longer be sending an entry to this year’s Sinulog ritual showdown. Mayor Gerard Anthony Gullas made the announcement in a late night post on his official Facebook page on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Seeing the risk the grand parade could bring, Gullas said they were […] The post Talisay backs out from Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

CCPO to Cebu City gov’t: Seek IATF approval on Sinulog 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Police officials are urging the Cebu City government to seek the approval of the Interagency Task Force (IATF) before pushing through with the planned Sinulog street dancing and ritual showdown on January 17. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said that they cannot assist an activity […] The post CCPO to Cebu City gov’t: Seek IATF approval on Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2021

Face masks a must for Sinulog 2021 ritual showdown participants – former SFI chief

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Since the Sinulog 2021 ritual showdown is being done in the new normal, participants in the event scheduled on January 17 should wear face masks all throughout their performance. Ricky Ballesteros, former executive director of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) and an event organizer, said this during the Sinulog 2021 virtual […] The post Face masks a must for Sinulog 2021 ritual showdown participants – former SFI chief appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Complete list of winners of Sinulog 2020

Below is the complete list of winners for the Sinulog Grand Parade 2020 SINULOG-BASED CATEGORY Ritual Showdown Champion: Tangub City – Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe; 2nd – Carcar City Division;  3rd – Talisay City Central Elementary School and Talisay City National High School; 4th – Kulturang Panglaoanon of the Province of Bohol; 5th – Pakol Festival […] The post Complete list of winners of Sinulog 2020 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2020

PRO-7 to intensify campaign against illegal drugs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) vowed to continue to intensify its campaign against illegal drugs following the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte that illegal drugs still proliferate in Cebu. Duterte, in his speech in front a crowd watching the Sinulog 2020 Grand Ritual Showdown on Sunday, January 19, […] The post PRO-7 to intensify campaign against illegal drugs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2020

IN PHOTOS: Sinulog Grand Parade, Ritual Showdown

Cebu City, Philippines–It’s a wrap for the Sinulog Festival 2020! Did you miss the celebration? Don’t worry, we’ve put together a photo gallery for you to relive the celebration of the feast of the Señor Santo Niño of Cebu on January 19, 2020. Here are some scenes: Here are some of the performers at the […] The post IN PHOTOS: Sinulog Grand Parade, Ritual Showdown appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2020

Duterte suggests aboveground infrastructure to improve traffic in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte urged local officials in Cebu to pursue their plans, if there is any, on aboveground infrastructure to improve mobility in the city. In his 20-minute speech before thousands of spectators watching the Sinulog Grand Ritual Showdown on Sunday, January 19, 2020, President Duterte mentioned that mobility remains a […] The post Duterte suggests aboveground infrastructure to improve traffic in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2020

18K Sinulog Grand Parade spectators at CCSC — police

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are already at least 18,000 spectators in the grandstand of Cebu City Sports Center (CSSC) as of 2:30 p.m. today, January 19, 2020, to witness the Sinulog 2020 ritual showdown.  Police Major Elisandro Quijano, commander for security inside the CCSC, said they based the count on the occupied seats of […] The post 18K Sinulog Grand Parade spectators at CCSC — police appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2020

Sinulog Tribu sa Kabataan: A prelude to Sinulog 2020 grand parade

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Simplicity, originality, and spirituality coupled with seasoned techniques in execution made the difference for the three top contingents in this year’s Sinulog Tribu sa Kabataan staged on Sunday, January 12, 2020. Guillen, who chaired the board of judges for the Ritual Dance Showdown of the competition, said the Barangay Basak San […] The post Sinulog Tribu sa Kabataan: A prelude to Sinulog 2020 grand parade appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2020

10K people watch Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan at CCSC

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were at et least 10,000 to 15,000 spectators who came to see the ritual showdown competition of the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan held at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) this afternoon, January 11, 2020. Police Captain Dexter Basirgo, events commander for the security of activity, said that he […] The post 10K people watch Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan at CCSC appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2020

Bogo holds virtual inter-cluster Sinulog showdown

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—To honor the miraculous image of the Sr. Sto. Niño, the Bogo City Government held on Sunday, January 31, 2021, a virtual “Sinulog sa Dakbayan 2021 Inter-Cluster Showdown.” Bogo City Vice-mayor Mayel Martinez said that since the Sinulog 2021 showdown in Cebu City was canceled, they decided to conduct their own virtual Sinulog […] The post Bogo holds virtual inter-cluster Sinulog showdown appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 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

Tokyo-bound vaulter Obiena wins silver in online competition

Tokyo Olympics-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena snatched another podium finish after winning the silver medal in the ‘Who is the Finest Vaulter in the World?’ competition late Monday (Philippine time). Obiena cleared 5.60 meters to finish runner-up to reigning Olympic champion Thiago Braz of Brazil in the virtual showdown of four of the best pole vaulters in the world. The 24-year old Filipino bet grabbed his second medal in three days after bagging bronze in the 2020 Monaco Diamond League where he registered his season-best 5.70 meters last Saturday. Braz, who was the mystery competitor in the event where participants competed in their respective locations, cleared 5.70 meters to win the gold medal. American Matt Ludwig finished third clearing 5.35 meters while fellow Tokyo Games-bound Pawel Wojciechowski of Poland had 5.20 meters. It was the Formia, Italy-based Obiena’s third podium finish this month after winning silver in the 13th Trivento International Meeting in Trieste, Italy. Obiena is the first of four Filipino athletes who already qualified in the Summer Games, which was postponed to next year because of the pandemic. Gymnast Caloy Yulo and boxer Eumir Marcial and Irish Magno are the other Filipino bets who earned their tickets to the Tokyo Games.     .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 17th, 2020

Casimero stays focused

WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero said yesterday the longer the wait, the hungrier he is to put super WBA/IBF titlist Naoya Inoue to sleep when they finally square off in their triple unification showdown that was scheduled at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on April 25 but has been postponed indefinitely......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2020

Tiger says he would’ve been healthy for Masters this week

MIAMI: Tiger Woods says he has recovered “night and day” from a sore back that hindered his preparations for the now-postponed Masters and misses the Augusta National showdown while quarantined. In an interview released Thursday (Friday in Manila) by Woods’ sponsor GolfTV, the 15-time major champion said he is cycling more and playing tennis at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 11th, 2020

Tiger says he would’ve been healthy for Masters

Tiger Woods says he has recovered “night and day” from a sore back that hindered his preparations for the now-postponed Masters and misses the Augusta National showdown while quarantined. In an interview released Thursday by Woods sponsor GolfTV, the 15-time major champion said he is cycling more and playing tennis at times to stay fit […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsApr 10th, 2020