Gov. Hilario P. Davide III distributed at least P1.5 million worth of agri-machineries and farm equipment to farmers' associations in 46 towns this morning during the 4th Farmers' Day at the Capitol. The event was part of the Cebu Provincial Government's month-long celebration of the 449th founding anniversary of Cebu Province.
The month-long celebration for the 449th founding anniversary of the Province of Cebu kicked-off this morning with the flag-raising ceremony led by Gov. Hilario P. Davide III, Vice Governor Agnes Magpale, and the Provincial Board members, as well as the Capitol’s department heads. Mayors of Cebu’s towns and cities also graced the event to raise the flags of their respective localities.
After the flag-raising, the officials proceeded to the opening of the Tabo sa Kapitolyo: Agri-fishery trade fair, where native delicacies and products from LGUs in Cebu are sold starting today until August 6.
A total of 2,009 senior citizen residents of ten barangays in Santander, Cebu received gift packs of 3 kilos of rice, canned goods and a box of milk from the Province through the "Halad Alang Kang Lolo ug Lola" program last Friday, April 7, 2017. The distribution was led by Vice Gov. Agnes A. Magpale, Mayor Marilyn S. Wenceslao, and 2nd District Provincial Board (PB) Member Hon. Jose Mari D. Salvador.
The Provincial Government of Cebu in coordination with the Local Government Unit of Borbon distributed relief assistance to El Niño affected families. A total of 995 individuals for the entire 19 barangays in Borbon received assistance.
The Cebu Provincial Government harvested more than 300 kilos of bangus in its fishery farm in Barangay Pandacan, municipality of Pinamungahan last October 24.
An estimated 600 kilos more of bangus are due for harvest next week. But the management said they can no longer hit their harvest target of seven tons for this year.
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Tabogon town, north Cebu formally activates its Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) for each of the town’s barangays.
Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Commission (CPADAC) Executive Director Joey Herrera assured BADACs that the Province is willing to help and assist in their efforts to curb illegal drug activities in their respective barangays.
Residents of Barangay Biga, Toledo City benefited the Medical - Dental Mission, Feeding Program and Free Haircut together with the Cebu Provincial Government and the Philippine Navy last September 12, 2014.
More than a hundred couples in the city of Naga realized their dreams to finally march on the aisle of matrimony.
At least 173 couples in 28 city barangays benefited from the mass wedding ceremony last September 3 at St. Francis de Assisi Parish.
The mass wedding is a yearly activity sponsored by the city government of Naga led by Mayor Valdemar Chiong.
After a hiatus of a little over a decade, a musical group at the Cebu Provincial Capitol once again rises up to the challenge of playing beautiful music before co-workers and guests alike.
With a variety of song genres up its sleeves, from the 60s to the 90s ballads and fast tunes, hip-hop, mild rock and the latest hits, the Capitol Muzikmakers exerts efforts to stock up more songs whenever time allows.
Nine months have passed since super typhoon Yolanda hit the northern part of Cebu, including the municipality of Daanbantayan. However, the resilience of the town remains strong amidst adversity.
“United with the Almighty God’s unceasing guidance and blessing, the Kandayan-ons have shown their natural resiliency and extraordinary ability to rise from the rubbles of Yolanda as we never wavered in our belief that we can survive, and not just survive, but be better than we were before,” said Mayor Augusto D. Corro in his fiesta message.
The two-day holiday last Aug. 21 and 25 failed to lure job hunters into making a long trip home in their towns. Instead, many joined in the local job fair at the Capitol Social Hall held last Aug. 24.
More than 1,000 job seekers have participated in the event, hoping to find their respective places in any of the 34 firms recruiting qualified applicants. Of the 1,107 applicants, 604 were females and 503 males. Around 1,073 of them who underwent interview. Some 883 of the applicants were considered for final interview.
The Province of Cebu through the Provincial Council for the Welfare of Children (PCWC) launched three competitions for elementary and secondary schoolchildren. This is in cooperation with the Department of Education – Cebu Province and the different city divisions around the province.
Earlier this morning, Cebu Provincial Governor Hilario P. Davide III and Vice-Governor Agnes A. Magpale welcomed the arrival of Myanmar President Thein Sein at the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) with the rest of the ministers of Myanmar Government. There were 61 delegates including their president.
The City Government of General Santos through City Budget Officer John Philip G. Quimosing extended 1M to Cebu Province as financial aid for those affected by the earthquake that hit #Cebu last October 15, 2013.
The Cebu Provincial Government kicked off its agricultural rehabilitation efforts in Bantayan Island, distributing thousands of seeds to 400 farmers in a ceremony last Thursday at Barangay Kabac, municipality of Bantayan.
Israeli Humanitarian Mission gets a send-off ceremony initiated by Central Command (CENCOM) Major General John Bonafos gave the Award of Military Civic Action Medal to Colnel Shai Brovender, IDF Military Attache to the Philippines. Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) together with Vice-Governor Agnes Magpale attended the event.
Governor Hilario Davide III together with Vice Governor Agnes Magpale, 3rd District Board Member Gigi Sanchez-Zaballero, Vice Mayor Ma. Honeylette Yapha-Lingad, Municipal Councilor Jeffrey Anthony Yapha and Hon. Geraldine Yapha gathered to attend the mass oath-taking ceremonies in Pinamungajan today.
The local government units (LGUs) should be given a major role when the national government starts crafting its national rehabilitation framework for the typhoon-hit areas in the country.
This is what the business sector said to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Representative Shanaka Jay Peiris, whose agency offered advisory and technical assistance in the formulation of reconstruction policy of the national government.
Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) receives Chinese Ambassador Ma Keqing together with Chinese Consul General in Cebu Zhang Weiguo and former Ambassador to China Francisco Benedicto during the Courtesy Call at the old Legislative Session Hall last November 22,2013.
Gov. Hilario Davide III leads mass oath-taking of newly elected and re-elected Barangay Officials in the Municipality of Tuburan. Municipality Mayor Democrito Diamante and SB members were all present in the ceremony.(HMR/PIO-CEBU)
Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) also met Menashe Bar On, Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines and Chaim Choshen, director of South and South East Asia Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel at the base operation of the Philippine Air Force on Thursday, November 14.
Three C-130 planes from the Indonesian Government loaded with relief goods have also landed at the Mactan Benito Ebuen Airbase on Thursday November 14.
Governor Hilario Davide III formally received the goods from the Indonesian Government represented by Yohanes Kristiarto Soeryo Legowo, Indonesian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
As soon as Capitol engineers and Filmon Hardware, Inc. tested and checked the 12 brand new generator sets, PGSO labeled the units and are all set to be send to the northern areas of Cebu.
These gen sets will be used to energize the water systems of municipalities affected by the super typhoon Yolanda.
Gen set recipients are: Pilar, San Francisco, Poro, Tudela in the Camotes group of islands; Madridejos, Bantayan, and Sta. Fe in Bantayan Island; Daanbantayan, Medellin, San Remigio, Bogo City, and Tabogon in the mainland northern Cebu.
A compilation of Imagery of volunteers help in repacking relief goods at the Capitol. These relief goods are to be distributed to the northern towns of #Cebu which were devastated by the super typhoon #YolandaPH last November 8, 2013. Cebu Provincial Government started its relief operations the day after the typhoon hit northern Cebu.
Governor Hilario Davide III urged the newly-elected 16 barangay captains including barangay kagawads in the municipality of Barili to strengthen their local disaster risk reduction and management committee.
Right after the super typhoon #YolandaPH that hit Visayas area last November 8, Gov. Hilario P. Davide III arrived at the Provincial Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management - Cebu Province (PDDREMO) and directed the team led by Neil Snachez to proceed with the clearing operations in northern Cebu.
Super typhoon Yolanda slammed into land over Daanbantayan town in Cebu at around 9:40 AM which resulted to massive damages to properties in most northern areas of Cebu and left hundreds of families homeless.
Telecommunication companies (SMART,GLOBE & PLDT), Electric and Water Companies, Utilities and Contractors together with Governor Hilario Davide III and Vice Governor Agnes Magpale had discussed their contingency plans for the incoming typhoon #YolandaPH
The aerial images of the areas impacted by super typhoon Yolanda. This was photographed last Saturday, November 9, this covers the northern part of Cebu.
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Aerial photos by Clark Pelaez.
Asociacion Benevola de Cebu, Inc. Chairman Mr. Victoriano S. Go together with Chong Hua Hospital President Mr. Lim Liu and Chief Operation Officer/ Medical Director Dr. Helen Po donates 1M to Cebu Province for earthquake victims.
Cash assistance was handed over to Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) and Vice-Governor Agnes Magpale by Albay officials, Board Member Ralph Andes and Sto. Domingo Mayor Herbie Aguas in behalf of Governor Joey Sarte Salceda.
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte extends financial aid to 6 municipalities (Argao,Boljoon, Dumanjug, Minglanilla, Sibonga ,Tabogon) and 3 cities (Mandaue, Toledo and Talisay ) that were affected by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Cebu Province.
Job applicants troop at the parking lot of the Capitol compound where the Overseas job fair was held on Sunday, Oct. 20. The said activity was held at the said area due to the recent strong earthquake that needs the Capitol building to be checked for the safety of the occupants.
SM Prime Holdings, Inc. President, Hans Sy donated 5M to Cebu Province as a sign of solidarity with the people of Cebu. The said financial assistance is intended for Province's relief efforts for evacuees, clearing operations, as well as rebuilding and rehabilitation of earthquake affected areas.
Cebu Province is business as usual. Tent-city atmosphere at the Cebu Capitol back parking area just to deliver basic services (due to temporary closure-for-inspection of the Executive and Legislative buildings) after the earthquake.
President Benigno Simeon Aquino visits Cebu Province today with other cabinet members. They earlier had a brief meeting with Governor Hilario Davide III and made visits in some areas that were badly hit Cebu by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that happened yesterday morning. Along with Governor Davide, several public officials were also there.
The Cebu Provincial Government through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office distributes Mother Tongue- Based Multilingual Education Books for Grade II students in four district schools of Danao City.
In cooperation with the Cebu Provincial Government and Municipality of Oslob held the Hunat Sugbu Triathlon. Meanwhile, Sangka sa Kaha; a friendly cook-out competition that highlights Oslob’s specialty, Podrida, a coconut recipe with a couple of fillings – either pineapple or mango
The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Commission (CPADAC) honored 12 cops of the Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB)-Cebu Provincial Police Office for nabbing a known drug pusher in Canhabagat, Medellin.
Capitol holds Stakeholders' Consultative Summit last October 2 in pursuant to the new administration's agenda for the Province of Cebu. The participants, who are mostly mayors in the towns and component cities, shared their inputs about the programs and projects that the province should focus on. The Summit is a realization of Governor Davide's bottom up approach. It opens up the stakeholders to identify the urgent issues that they need the capitol to prioritize as well as to help capitol solve the problems by offering plan of actions.
Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) together with the Rotary Club of Mandaue North signed the memorandum of agreement stating that the latter would give out sixteen wheelchairs to help district hospitals of the Province of Cebu
The National Youth Commission (NTC) held a consultation on the Students' Rights and Welfare (STRAW) bill, which is participated by the representatives from student councils of the different colleges and universities as well as youth-interest organizations in Cebu City.
The Cebu Provincial Government together with the Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management - Cebu Province acknowledges those involved during the said Humanitarian Response Operations from both the government and the private sectors during the Recognition Rites held at the Provincial Social Hall
The Sugbu Chinese Heritage Museum Foundation Inc. or SCHMFI is planning to make the 99 year old Gotiaco Building a Chinese Heritage museum, the building was built on 1914 and owned by Don Pedro Gotiaco, a Chinese businessman. It is the 1st building in Cebu to have an elevator. It is situated in the City Center in Downtown Cebu across the Cebu City Hall.
To improve lives by providing health services and medical assistance, the Cebu Provincial Government together with 2nd District Representatives and the Local Government Unit in the Municipality of Dumanjug successfully held the first medical and dental mission at Brgy. Tangil, Dumanjug last September 20,2013
Discussion and presentation of Resolution No. 2013-01 , commending PCSupt Marcelo Garbo Jr. for his dynamic leadership during his stint as Regional Director of Police Regional Office (PRO)7 and as Vice-Chairperson of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC)7.
KBP Cebu Chapter in an Open Forum with Government IOs
KBP Cebu Chapter hosts a dialogue between government information officers and the news media called “Strengthening Partnership for an Empowered Community” at the Marcelo Fernan Cebu Press Center. This is part of the activities related to Cebu Press Freedom Week.
The Cebu Provincial Government spearheaded by Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) and Vice-Governor Agnes Magpale together with Board Members Hon. Peter John Calderon, Hon. Christoper Baricuatro, Hon. Jude Durano-Sybico and Hon. Miguel Antonio Magpale distribute six ambulances to the different LGUs.
Cebu Agriculture Group Pre-Summit Workshop commenced today Cebu Province has conducted a pre-summit workshop today for the agriculturists in the province as part of the Stakeholder’s Consultative Summit, a program initiated by Governor Hilario Davide III.
Growing a Better Future: The Cebu Provincial Government led by Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) in partnership with Carmen Copper Corp., took hands in "Tree Planting Day" in Toledo City this morning. This is in support of the National Greening Program (NGP) of President Benigno Aquino III under Executive Order No. 26 and Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG’s) Memorandum Circular 21 on the Billion Trees Program.
The Cebu Corn Stalkholders Summit 2013 with the theme: "Malungtarong Pamaisan alang sa Malabuong Sugbo" in collaboration with the Ceu Provincial Government and NGOs aims to achieve potential and production, outlook of corn situation linking farm produce to market and exhibit success stories of FSTP farmers.
The joint Congressional Committee on Cooperatives conducted a public hearing on the proposed bill that would reorganize the cooperative development authority. Officials present were Sen. Ferdinand R. Marcos,Jr., Rep. Cresente C. Paez, Rep. Pablo Garcia, Gov. Hilario P. Davide,Jr., Mr. Emmanuel Santiaguel, Mr. Felipe Deri and Ms. Mercedes Castillo etc.
"Mabuhi ang bag-ong kasal!", says Governor Hilario Davide III to the 138 new couples during the Mass Wedding held at the St. Francis of Assisi in Naga City, Cebu this morning. The governor together with Vice-Governor Agnes Magpale, 1st District Cong. Samsam Gullas and Executive Secretary Atty. Christine Chiong, daughter of Naga City Mayor Val Chiong stood as the principal sponsors of the wedding. A bride reportedly goes into labor while 3 others fainted during the mass
The Cebu Association of City and Municipal Public Information Officers (CAOCAMPIO) hold its regular monthly meeting today at Talisay City Hall. Few issues that were tackled were about the Danger of Using Butane Gas discussed by DOE Visayas Research Specialist, Engr. Rey Maleza and Presentation of Talisay City Best Practices presented by City Planning and Development Coordinator, Engr. Christine Homez.
Liberal Party Second District members took oath awhile ago at Chikaan sa Cebu, Salinas Drive. Among present were Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun), Vice-Governor Agnes Magpale, 2nd District Representative Willy Caminero, 2nd District Board Members Peter John Calderon and Christopher Baricuatro.
Gov. Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) speaks before the International Environmental Conference held at the Provincial Social Hall. The event was hosted by University of Cebu College of Law and Konrad Adenaur Stiftung (KAS).
Cebu Provincial Government in coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment and Provincial Employment and Service Office (PESO) launched this year's local job fair at the Cebu Provincial Capitol last August 25, 2013.
The Philippine Span Asia Carrier Corporation (PSACC), owner of the cargo vessel Sulpicio Express Siete that was involved in a fatal collision with passenger ship MV Saint Thomas Aquinas, will provide rice subsidy to the affected families of the oil spill.
Gov. Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) graces during the Philippine League of Government and Private Midwives Inc. (PLGPMI) 13th Local Convention and Scientific Seminar with the theme:"Mother and Child Health and Wellness; A Midwives' Challenge"
Around 150 Capitol employees from different departments joined other LGUs for the Clean Up Operations in Cordova due to oil spill that reached the coastlines of the said municipality that posed a grave threat to the marine life of the area. The oil spill resulted from the sunken m/v St. Thomas Aquinas that collided with Sulpicio Express Cargo ship last August 16, 2013.
Provincial Capitol yesterday visited an area in Cordova, Cebu affected by the oil spill from the sunken m/v St Thomas Aquinas. The oil spill incident has affected the livelihood of most residents in area.
Governor Hilario P. Davide III visits and check the condition of the survivors due for departure to their respective destinations at 2Go terminal. 2Go owns the ill fated MV Thomas Aquinas which was few kilometers away to dock at Pier 4 but was hit by a cargo vessel and sank.
Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) receives U.S. Department of Justice Attaché, Mr. Eric Mcloughlin together with Provincial Women Commission Focal Person, Heddah Largo during the Courtesy Call at the old Legislative Session Hall.
The Metro Cebu Development Coordinating Board (MCDCB) hold their third quarter meeting and signing and distribution of "Bugsay" at Provincial Capitol Social Hall. (Photo by Provincial Information Office)
The most awaited part of the program was a dance contest dubbed as Sayaw sa Kapitolyo participated by the Capitol employees in various offices. It was one of the cultural highlights of the founding anniversary that features retro music such as cha-cha, sway, boogie among others. It was held at the Capitol social hall where employees from different departments had witnessed the competition. Each group gave a delightful performance during the show.
Governor Hilario P. Davide III (Junjun) met with 93-1 Homeowners from Apas, Camputhaw, Busay & Tejero. He has assured the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) that they are looking into the documents pertaining to the issue of properties under the 93-1 ordinance.
For their active efforts to eradicate illegal drug trading in the Province of Cebu, the Provincial Government conferred awards and incentives to deserving police officers from the towns of Consolacion, Dalaguete, and Lilo-an police stations.
In harmony with the Provincial Government’s thrust of promoting work-life balance in the Capitol and instilling health awareness among its employees, the Office of the Governor hosted the “Health and Wellness Activity Day” which was attended to by 350 of its employees. A part of the weeklong celebration of the 444th Founding Anniversary of the Province of Cebu, the event was held at the Capitol Social Hall on 02 August 2013.
In its effort to showcase and exhibit Cebuano products and delicacies, the Provincial Government of Cebu launched the 2013 Agri Trade Fair on 01 August 2013. Gov. Hilario Davide III graced the opening of this event that was one of the highlights of the 444th Founding Anniversary of the Province of Cebu. Provincial mayors, vice-mayors and members of the Provincial Board also attended the event.
The Province of Cebu celebrated the 444th Founding Anniversary with the theme:”Pagtambayayong alang sa Kauswagan ug Kalambuan” (Cooperation for Progress and Development) starting August 01, 2013. As usual, the traditional opening of the event which is the flag raising ceremony was attended by Gov. Hilario Davide III, Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, members of the Provincial Board, municipal mayors and Capitol employees.
For his new and bigger assignment in Manila, Police Chief Superintendent (PCSupt) Marcelo P. Garbo Jr. formally relinquished his post as Philippine National Police (PNP) 7 director on Friday, July 11. Meanwhile, PCSupt Generoso Cerbo Jr. replaced Garbo in an interim capacity, with the latter taking the post as National Capital Region Police Office chief.
Governor Hilario Davide III led the flag ceremony early in the morning and suggested to the Capitol employees that flag ceremony will be at 7:30 am starting next Monday. The governor visited the different departments right after the flag ceremony.
Governor Hilario Davide III, Vice Governor Agnes Magpale, and Provincial Board members took their oath of office Sunday at the Cebu Capitol. Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Manuel Roxas II administered the oath-taking of Davide and Magpale.
Provincial Acting Governor Agnes Magpale together with PCL President Hon. Carmen Remedios Durano-Meca, Provincial Board members Sun Shimura and Miguel Antonio Magpale led the Independence Day rite at the Capitol grounds. This started by the simultaneous nationwide flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremony at the Lapu-lapu shrine.
Historical sites of Museo Sugbo, Casa Gorordo Museum, Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House, University of Southern Philippines Foundation - Rizaliana Museum, Cathedral Museum of Cebu, and Fort San Pedro during Ramon Aboitiz Founidation Inc. - Gabii sa Kabilin. GSK is a special annual event, where people visit museums and heritage sites in one night
An 18-year old Jedidaiah Del Mar, who would prefer to stay out of the limelight and stay at home, was crowned as the Liloan 2013 Rosquillos Festival Queen during the jam-packed festival queen search held at the Panfil B. Frasco Complex-Kai gym.
“The Pintos Festival is getting better every year,” exclaimed Bogo City Mayor Celestino Martinez Jr. after watching the successful staging of the much improved 3rd Pintos Festival last Sunday (May 27).
Youtube sensation, Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) dancing inmates are back in the spotlight, performing the fastest Youtube video to reach 300 million views, Psy’s “Gentleman.”
Acting Governor Vice Governor-elect Agnes Magpale led the ceremonial cutting of the ribbon for the 10th Philippine Building and Construction Exposition (Philbex), 7th Cebu Auto Show and the 5th Cebu Food and Beverage Exposition (Cefbex) last May 23-26 at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC), Mandaue City.
Through the Resolution No. 9700, the Comelec authorized the lowering of the canvassing threshold to enable boards of canvassers in the regions to proclaim winning candidates even if not all the results have been transmitted and received.
For the list of proclaimed officials you may visit Cebu Monthly facebook page.
The Provincial Agriculturist Office celebrates its 55th Provincial Achievement and Farm Family Forum with the theme "Makugihong Banay, Mauswagong Panginabuhi" last May 7 at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall.
Cebu Provincial Government in coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment and Provincial Employment and Service Office (PESO) launched this year's local job fair at the Cebu Provincial Capitol.
In commemorating the historical event of World War (WW) II, the re-enactment of Talisay Landing held at the beachfront in Barangay Poblacion, Talisay City last March 26, 2013 shows the patriotism of Filipinos. Cebu Acting Governor Agnes Magpale shared 100 thousand pesos to Talisay City Government as support for the said event. Talisay City spent 1.5 million pesos for the renovation of the landing area and another 500,000 pesos for the activity.
The Sarok Festival is celebrated on Consolacion’s foundation day, the
14th of February. The festival got its name from “sarok,” a kind of hat made of
bamboo strips and dried banana leaves. The event is a virtual smorgasbord of
street dancing and local colors. The highlight was a dance competition named
after the festival and divided into two categories: Elementary and Secondary.
Widely popular among the young, Bisrock is a recent cultural phenomenon and is instrumental in the revival of Cebu’s local music scene. This is why Board Member Magpale ensured Bisrock to be part of the celebration by giving free concert performed by Missing Filemon in Danao City last February 23.
To kick off the month-long celebration, the launching was held at the historical Museo Sugbo last February 1 which was attended by some government officials, university students, representatives of city museums, Teachers, artists and exhibitors. Renowned local artists, fine arts students from University of the Philippines (UP) and University of San Carlos (USC) publicly displayed their artworks at the newly opened gallery of the Provincial Museum and Legislative Building of the Cebu Provincial Capitol
Recently Acting Governor Agnes A. Magpale promoted 32 Capitol employees to higher positions. The employees who come from various departments have been in the government service at the Capitol for more than five years. Their promotion is based on the required Very Satisfactory rating of the services rendered in their respective offices.
Close to 4 million spectators witness and cheer the 41 contingents at the
Cebu City Sports Complex. Contingents include winners of the Sinulog
sa Kabataan sa Dakbayan and Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan as
well as the scores of hopefuls coming from the different regions of the
The Talisay City Central School snatches the grand championship of
the Elementary Division besting six other contingents while the Carcar
City Division emerged as the grand champion in the secondary division
outperforming eight other groups.
A heavenly blessing or sheer love of nature paved the way for a preacher-turned
composer to bag the grand prize in the 33rd Cebu Popular Music Festival held
on January 18, 2013 at the New Cebu Coliseum.
Students from Brgy. Tejero Elementary School spent their Saturdays productively at Museo Sugbo -- exploring Cebu's history and expressing their artistry. This is in part of the celebration of the Cebu Arts and Culture Month with the theme: "Mga Batan-on: Ang Magpaluntad ug Mag-amoma sa mga Lumad nga mga Hiyas." They were truly grateful while enjoying the activities and very hopeful to have another set of mind enriching activities.
Fun, awesome, fantastic, and amazing! This is how the people described the word ‘suroy-suroy.’ According to Lucena Rose Manggubat Magdadaro, guest traveler, ‘suroy-suroy’ is a Visayan word which means the act of travelling from one place to another. More relaxing, not in a hurry, this is what the former Department of Tourism Director Patria Aurora Roa experienced in this year’s Suroy-Suroy Sugbo.
Cebu is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas (Region VII) region, and consisting of a main island and 167 surrounding islands and islets.
Cebu is one of the most developed provinces in the Philippines, with Cebu City as the main center of commerce, trade, education and industry in the Visayas. In a decade it has transformed into a global hub for shipping, furniture-making, tourism, business processing services, and heavy industry.