Five years after reaching Hall of Fame status in the Aliwan Fiesta streetdance championships, Lumad Basakanon representing the Sinulog of Cebu bagged the prize for the fourth time, besting contingents from around the country. The Meguyaya festival of Upi, Maguindanao, took second place while the T’nalak festival of Sto Niño, South Cotabato, emerged third. [...]
Set in CebuBy Cybill Gayatin
, Kaye Luym-Sala
The parties leading up to last year’s Sinulog may have been all about the booze (we were introduced to Johnnie Walker Platinum, and Bibendum Wines opened its doors). But this year, and much to our livers’ relief, it was all about the clothes.
Tessa!By Tessa Prieto-Valdes
One of our uniquely Filipino traits is our passion for celebration. Every town has its own fiesta for its patron saint.
By Tessa Mangahas
After the frenzy of the Black Nazarene procession, the attention of Filipino Catholics shifted to the Holy Child. All over the country, from Kalibo’s Ati-Atihan to Cebu’s Sinulog and Iloilo’s Dinagyang, Filipino Catholics dedicated the third Sunday of January to revering the Holy Child, more popularly known as the Santo Niño.
By Irene C. Perez
Sinulog Festival in Cebu is a grand fiesta made colorful with pocket parties all over the city. Globe Telecom recently joined in the festivities with Neon Carnival, a four-day event at the IT Park.