Barangay Mabolo to Hold , “Binibining Mabolo 2018: Pagsaulog sa Kaanyag”

One of the highlights if this year’s upcoming fiesta, Barangay Mabolo in Cebu City will hold the first ever Binibining with its central theme, “Binibining Mabolo 2018: Pagsaulog sa Kaanyag.”As one of the highly urbanized areas in Cebu, Mabolo is home to many businesses and places of commerce. Barangay councilor Hon. Michael Vincent Racaza of…

Run for Gift of Life – Year 2  On May 13

Citrineland Corporation in partnership with The Rotary Club of Cebu will once again hold “Run for Gift of Life – Year 2,” a fun run this May 13, 2018 geared to the consciousness of indigent children with congenital heart defect. Aside from emphasizing family centeredness and healthy living, the event aims to highlight the Gift…

Cebu’s First Obstacle Course Challenge Set to Open

Getting out of your comfort zone means unlike things to diverse people. For some, it means getting back into shape. For others, it means bringing their top-level, maximum-intensity training to the brink of psychosis. Outdoor sports enthusiasts joined forces  to put up the Gorilla Boot Camp in Sitio Latasan, Barangay Labogon, Mandaue City and will…

Hunat Sugbu Run slated on June 24

All is set for this year’s edition of the Hunat Sugbu Run. Now in its eighth edition, the Cebu Parklane International Hotel’s Hunat Sugbu: Dagan Para Ni Maning is slated on June 24 at the Terraces of Ayala Center Cebu. Over 2,000 runners are anticipated to join the yearly charity run is devoted to the…

Boy Zugba comes to the Queen City of the South

From the same company that brought you Bigby’s Café & Restaurant and Missy Bon Bon,  Bigby’s Quality Food Corporation takes things to the next level here in Cebu by successfully opening a new branch of its proudly Filipino-themed grill house, Boy Zugba in the Central Bloc, Cebu IT Park. This has taking Cagayan de Oro’s…

DX3: Dirt Cross Triathlon on April 15

All roads lead to the northern town of Medellin Cebu as it will play host to the second edition of DX3 Challenge, a dirt cross triathlon event on April 15, 2018. It will start and end in Barangay Kawit.The Cornerstone Group will bring the DX3: Dirt Cross Triathlon together with local government of Medellin the…

Feel the Adrenaline Rush at Cebu Mountain Bike Adventure

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes. Mountain bikes share similarities with other bikes but incorporate features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain. Mountain biking can generally be broken down into multiple categories: cross country, trail riding, all mountain (also referred…

Cebu V-Day Warriors Share in Global V-Day Victory

February came and went, and along with that was Cebu’s annual celebration of women empowerment and victory over violence. 2TinCans Philippines, Cebu’s premiere theater communications company, presented V-Day Cebu’s production of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, at the Arctic Room of Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino on Sunday, February 25, 2018. The…

2 TinCans Holds Musical Theatre Workshops for Summer 2018

School’s out, it’s showtime! Develop your child’s imagination and self-confidence in a summer to remember. The 2TinCans Theatre Lab, the educational and professionalization arm of homegrown production house 2TinCans Philippines, will be launching a series of Summer Musical Theatre Workshops beginning in April. Taught by theatre artists led by 2TinCans’ producing artistic director Sarah Mae…

Mactan Doc starts Expansion

Mactan Doctors Hospital, Mactan Islands’ only private hospital will soon expand. This is to address the growing local and tourist population of the island.  Mactan Doctors Hospital will undertake a three-phase expansion starting with the construction of a Medical Arts Building. After the building of a new Medical Arts building, the second phase of the…

Parentology+:Reshaping Your Child’s Future

Recently, Nestlé NANKID​​ ​brought ​Parentology+ ​to SM City Cebu on March 16 and 17, 2018. Parentology​+​recreates a home and its rooms. The space has three stations touching on topics about lifestyle, physical activity and socialization. The event​ was joined by hundreds of guests​ that support with the advocacy in helping parents take charge of their…

National Breakfast Day at McDonald’s

‪McDonald’s once again treated its customers to start their day right with a free Longgadesal as it held the much-awaited National Breakfast Day on March 19,2018 at all McDonalds Stores across the Philippines. Now on its sixth year, National Breakfast Day lets Filipinos all over the country enjoy the goodness of a McDonald’s breakfast to…

BPI Family Auto Madness drives back to Cebu

BPI Family Savings Bank (BFSB) continues to empower families in making their auto dreams happenwith the BPI Family Auto Madnessin the Queen City of the South. BPI Family brings back to Cebu the country’s top automotive brands, with great deals and more affordable auto loans. Cebu City is one of the key growth areas of…

A Day of Medical and Wellness: MAAYO MEDICAL Launches Mobile Lab Van Services

Maayo Medical Clinics, a newly opened top of the line facility offering hassle free and well-situated services with precise and warm medical attention located in a prime location in Mandaue kicked off the month with a celebration on wellness.  The facility revolutionizes the medical landscape, by providing a stress -free and efficient wellness journey to…

Keeping the “Pasos” Tradition

In keeping up with its Lenten Tradition, the Casa Gorordo Museum (CGM) held the second of its CGM Talk for the year on March 14,  a lecture on the “Pasos de Cuaresma (Lenten Pasos)” with speaker Dr. Clodoveo “Louie” Nacorda. The talk, just in time for the Lenten  Season for Christians was participated by several…

Wine-all-you-can At Dong Juan

Wine is many things to many people. It’s a passion, career, hobby, beverage, meal accompaniment, investment or simply a fun way to take away from the drudgeries of everyday life. For others it’s a place holder, allowing them to remember events and there are those to simply enjoy its hedonistic pleasures. Regardless of how you…

‘Magbuwag Ta Kay’ On  March 7

“Magbuwag Ta Kay” is finally getting an ultimate play date in cinemas nationwide. Directed by RJ Aquino and Janice Perez, “Magbuwag Ta Kay” is the so-called myriad story of social media sensation and “hugot” king Rowell Ucat, popularly known as Medyo Maldito. Produced by Heritage Productions and written by poet and singer-songwriter Therese Villarante and…

RAFI-DACF to Turn Over three Child Development Centers in Argao

The Dolores Aboitiz Children’s Fund of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI-DACF), in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Argao, will be turning over three Child Development Centers (previously Day Care Centers) in Barangay Malalay, Gutlang, and Sua, all in the Municipality of Argao, on February 28, 2018. The Child Development Center project initiated…

19th Cebu Franchise Expo this March 4

This year marks the 19th year of the Cebu Franchise Expo, organized by Filipino International Franchise Association (FIFA). 19 years ago, the RK Franchise Consultancy and the Filipino International Franchise Association started with organizing the Cebu Franchise Expo and this March 2 to 4 its back at SM City Cebu Tradehall. Don’t miss out on…

Get a Taste of Krispy Kreme’s Chocolate Variants

A chocolatey change comes to Krispy Kreme as it introduces three new, mouth-watering variants: Chocolate Glazed, Chocolate Glazed with Sprinkles and Double Chocolate Cake all available from January 6, 2018 up to a limited time only. On a mission to create the perfect Krispy Kreme doughnut experience for its customers, the home of world-famous doughnuts…

Southwall Magazine is Here!

In the most-awaited comeback, Southwall Magazine from Cratos Publishing has turned the page and is back this 2018. After 12 years and 5 issues, the much-loved lifestyle glossy is back to bring you the most colorful personalities and the most stylish parties, the most compelling stories and the most arresting visuals. On the eve of…

V-Day celebrates 20 years of the global fight to end gender-based violence

Cebu will be taking part in this worldwide crusade through the staging of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. The V-Day Cebu production, presented by 2TinCans Philippines, Inc., will be on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Mediterranean Room, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino, Lahug. “The Vagina Monologues” brings the experiences of women (and other…

Chan Lim Visual Art Exhibit at SM Seaside

The Chinese New Year begins with a bang at SM Seaside City Cebu as the mall opens its doors for prosperity and good fortune, which the mall hopes to share. The highlight of the Year of the Earth Dog is the exhibit of 240 lanterns and more than a hundred scrolls by the Chan Lim…

Pueblo Mexicano:Mexican Food at its best

PuebloMexicano, a casual dining restaurant is located in Banilad Town Center, Cebu City. Years back, there were no restaurants in Cebu City offering Mexican food like there are today. Pueblo manager Enzo Nablehankered for the tacos and burritos he would eat on a weekly basis, growing up in Northern California. This enthused him to open…

SilkAir’s and Travel Fair 2018

On its 25th year, SilkAir marks another landmark as it kicks off the New Year with its Showcase and Travel Fair, together with Singapore Airlines, and in partnership with BPI, Ayala Malls, Globe Platinum, Singapore Tourism Board, and Changi Airport Group. This year’s theme, “Experience the Best in Travel,” underlines SIA Group’s unparalleled position as…

Ethereal Blooms in Casa Gorordo

February foretells love, and not just because of Valentine’s.In Casa Gorordo Museum, the bridal bouquet (Poranopsis paniculata) crowning the house’s azotea provides an wraithlike feel, perfect for the month of love. The museum’s bridal bouquet is probably as old as the house itself, according to Mrs. Josefa “Pepit” Gorordo-Revilles, one of the original owners, heir…

Honda Big Bike Showroom Opens its doors to Cebuanos

Honda Philippines Inc. (HPI), an innovator of cutting edge motorcycles, recently opened its Honda Big Bike Showroom to the Cebuanos in tis Flagship Shop at Salinas Drive Lahug, Cebu City last January 25, 2018. The showroom is a must-see for motorcycle enthusiasts, as a new part of the Flagship Shop which has been constructed to…

SM to stage SM to SM Run 8th Edition

For the eighth straight year, SM City Cebu will again stage one of Cebu’s sought after running events. The 8th edition of the SM2SM Run, which is expected to draw  7,000 runners, kicks off on February 18 that will start and end at the SM City-Cebu grounds. “We are committed to continue this run for…

Air Juan seaplane takes flight in the South Road Properties

Popular beach and island destinations in the Visayas will soon be just minutes away from Cebu with the opening of Air Juan seaplane flights.Island destinations like El Nido and Coron in Palawan, Gigantes in Iloilo, Panglao in Bohol, and Kalanggaman in Leyte will just  be minutes away with the opening of Air Juan seaplane flights…

Teleperformance Catches Sinulog Fever

Teleperformance, the world’s leading provider of outsourced omnichannel customer experience management services, joined the rest of Cebu in celebrating the 2018 Sinulog Festival. At this year’s Sinulog Grand Parade, Teleperformance proudly showcased its float featuring a colorful doodle artwork, which represents the creativity of the company’s nearly 40,000 employees in the Philippines. With the theme,…

Lapu-Lapu City Leads Cebu Travel Catalogue International 2018

Cebu’s biggest travel event opened last January 26, 2018 at Ayala Center Cebu with close to 90 exhibitors offering promo airfares on local and international destinations as well as fantastic deals on cruise and tour packages. The Historic Resort City of Lapu-Lapu led by its dynamic City Mayor, Paz C.Radaza did the opening salvo by…

Keeping up with the other Sinug Tradition  

Casa Gorordo Museum, in its commitment to keep traditions, held its annual “Sinug sa Casa Gorordo” last Jan. 22.  Attended by friends of the museum, media and the general public, some of the spectators already consider this as one of the religious affairs they follow each year. The sinug is held the Monday after the Sinulog mardi gras,…

Karencitta, Cebuana

Since hitting Youtube and the airwaves,Karencitta’s “Cebuana” single became a huge hit. This would definitely mean that will be hearing more Bisaya songs from her soon .The 22-year-old singer and online sensation set this in a press conference last January 12,2018  at SM Seaside City Cebu . According to her, she is working on an…

Keeping the Tradition Alive

Heard of the word “Sinug?”Yes, the Sinug was the dance that started the Sinulog and made it what it has become today. The dance prayer tradition or Sinug, held a day after the feast of the Señor Santo Niño will be held on January 22,2018.  This has been a part of the tradition of the…

The AutoMoto Trade and Exposition 2018

One of the many events leading to Sinulog, the Automoto Trade and Exposition 2018 is a 2-day event for all car and bike enthusiasts young and old alike, main highlights of which are the Trade Show, Fashion Show, Car Exhibit among others.The event happened last January 6 until Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the Mountain…

7-Eleven Run 2018 Cebu this February

Want to start your New Year fit? The the 7-Eleven Run 2018 Cebu will make its way to prove that Cebu is a haven for running enthusiasts and fitness buffs. After the 7-Elevn Run 800 in 2013, Run 1000 in 2014, Run 1500 in 2015 and Run 2016, 2017, 7-Eleven will be holding the 7-Eleven…

Jollibee County Mall gets a New look

Fast food chain and household name Jolibee debuted its modern look Jollibee Gaisano Country Mall branch last December 7, 2017. The Jollibee Visayas management team headed by Operations Director Hai Isiderio  during the re-opening of the newly-renovated Jollibee Gaisano Country Mall branch. With Isiderio were Nonna Mari Abad,Area Manager, and Nelson Judaya Trade Marketing Manager….

Caloy: The Swedish who chose to be Cebuano

If  you are on Youtube most of the time, you almost certainly  have seeb this guy him in sing renditions of Bisaya or Cebuano songs.He is  Carl John Kihl or more popularly known as Caloy Juapo, a 28-year-old Swedish national and an online sensation known for his Bisaya song renditions.A  media launch named as  “Duyog…

Starry Nights at the Blu

Bright blue colors lighted the lobby of the Radisson Blu Cebu as it welcomed the Yuletide season with the launching of “Starry Nights at the Blu,” last November 10, 2017.  The highlight of the event was the lighting of the giant Christmas tree at the Radisson Blu Lobby. Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale and Radisson…

SM City Cebu Re launches New and Better Food Court

SM City Cebu re launched their new and enhanced food court. After weeks of reformation, it was now time to reveal the improvements made. Members of the press, lifestyle writers and social media influencers got to see the new ambience and the new look of the SM City Cebu Food Court last November 25, 2017…

French-Mediterranean Frenzy at the L’ Artisan

Unlike many other ethnic cuisines, Mediterranean cuisine is not the result of a specific ethnic group or culture.  Rather, it is a label referring to the cookery trends shared by a diverse array of peoples that live in the region around the Mediterranean Sea.   While Mediterranean cuisine is understood to be a unified culinary tradition,…

Hassle-free Holiday Shopping with GCash

Now, here is good news for Cebuano Shoppers! GCash cashless payment is now   in one of the biggest malls in Cebu City. Anyone can now shop, dine and pay at selected stores and restaurants inside the Ayala Center Cebu with just the GCash app. More than 50 merchants inside Ayala Center Cebu are now accepting…

A treat for Flame It! Burgers and Sausages lovers

Food bloggers and vloggers were treated to an afternoon of burgers, fries and sausages last November 21, 2017 at, the Flame It! Restaurant in Juan Luna,Mabolo. Proudly homegrown in e Cebu, Flame it was founded in 2002 by three sisters with a love for  quality gourmet grilled burgers and a dream of a socially –responsible…

Spread 4.0: A feast of Gastronomic Proportions

It was a fitting way to celebrate Thanksgiving Day as SM Seaside City Cebu welcomed everyone with a feast of gastronomic proportions with its Spread 4.0 last Novemver 25, 2017 Mountain Wing Atrium. Spread 4.0 was joined by hordes of mall goers who relished the food spread prepared by different concessionaires of SM Seaside City…

USC and National Archives of the Philippines team up in new volume on Cebu records

Records pervade every facet of Cebu’s colonial experience. They provide confirmation of what has become known even as they affected how events would turn out.  A new book, INTEGRACIÓN / INTERNACIÓN: The Urbanization of Cebu in Archival Records of the Spanish Colonial Period, contains essays from six writers including eminent historians, Resil Mojares and Michael…

SM Cinema installs Life-size Star Wars Starfighters in SM Seaside City

Jedis and Siths, this is not a mind trick: SM Cinema is mounting life-size spaceships in their malls as a tribute to the upcoming and highly anticipated sequel,” Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” AS SM Cinema brings the 8th installement of Star Wars from the Big Screen to real life, fans can experience these full…

Goldilocks celebrates National Cake Day in Cebu

Filipinos always have a lot of reasons to celebrate in life-a celebration of a accomplishment, a celebration of another year in life, a celebration of commitment of vows, or a celebration of thanksgiving. That is why, Goldilocks continues to make these joyous occasions memorable and special because the company believes that behind every slice of…

Divas Live in Cebu for World AIDS Day!

A history-making concert will take place – in the Queen City of the South, Cebu City on November 30 featuring the Philippines’ Divas. world class entertainment is in store with the powerful voices of the country’s most admired DIVAS! Soul Diva – JAYA, Soul Supreme -KZ Tandingan, Queen of R n B – KYLA, and…

Teleperformance leads successful community service event

Teleperformance Recruitment Sourcing team recently launched the #ApplytoInspire campaign and hosted newly hired team members for a day of fun with the children of Kythe Foundation and Kalipay Negrense Foundation. From a pool of successful hires between February 2 and March 20, 2018, around 150 new employees were given the opportunity to sponsor a child…