Cebu to enjoy 3 holidays this August

The entire Cebu Province will enjoy its first holiday this month on August 6. To celebrate the 448th anniversary of the Cebu Provincial Charter Day, it will be a special non-working holiday. Even though the celebration on August 6 is a Sunday, those who will be reporting to work will receive 30 percent premium over […]

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Malacañan declares June 26, 2017 a holiday – End of Ramadan

End of Ramadan (or Eid’l Fitr) is a holiday through the Proclamation No. 235 declared by the Malacañan Palace. On June 26, 2017, Monday, the whole Philippines will have a regular holiday, as quoted from the proclamation, “the entire Filipino nation should have the full opportunity to join their Muslim brothers and sisters in peace […]

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Casa Gorordo Museum continues centuries old feast of San Juan Bautista tradition

The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI), through its Culture and Heritage Unit, will celebrate the Pista ni San Juan this Saturday, June 24, 2017.

 San Juan Bautista, one of the Philippines’ more popular religious icons, is the patron saint of the old Parian district of Cebu City, where RAFI’s Casa Gorordo Museum is located. Today, […]

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Traditional practices that you can witness during Lenten Season and Holy Week

Lent is a very special celebration of the Christian community. Here in Cebu, people join in spreading the story of Jesus Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection. It starts off with Ash Wednesday, and Holy Week is part of the Lenten celebration of the liturgical calendar of many Christians which kicks off on Palm Sunday. Traditional […]

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It’s a holiday on February 24 in Cebu City, February 25 a weekend holiday

Cebuanos will enjoy at least two holidays for the whole month of February this year. February 24, Friday, will be a special non-working holiday in the City of Cebu for its 80th Charter Day commemoration pursuant to the Republic Act 7287. February 24 is a holiday in Cebu City Pursuant to the Republic Act 7287, […]

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SINULOG 2017 Schedule of Novena Masses

The biggest and the grandest festival in the Philippines, Sinulog, is Cebu’s most solemn and religious event to celebrate the adoration of the city’s patron, Señor Sto. Niño or the Holy Child Jesus. Aside from the colorful parade and street dancing on Sinulog Sunday (January 15), Novena masses are scheduled in order to give the […]

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SINULOG 2017 Schedule of Activities in Cebu

This year, the whole city of Cebu will be celebrating its 37th Anniversary of the world’s famous Sinulog Festival. With this, the Sinulog Foundation, together with the efforts of the City Government of Cebu, prepared a huge list of activities. SINULOG 2017 Schedule of Activities December 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017: Sinulog Street Fair, […]

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Malacañan declares December 26, January 2 as special non-working holidays

Malacañang may have had everyone’s favorite gifts this Christmas as they declared December 26, 2016, and January 2, 2017, as special non-working holidays. Acting Executive Secretary Menandro Guevarra made the announcement via Proclamation No. 117 to “give the people full opportunity to celebrate the holidays with their families and loved ones.” December 25 and January […]

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October 31, 2016 is a special non-working holiday in the Philippines

Following the October 29 and 30 weekend, the month-end will definitely be a longer weekend before November enters the year. Declared by virtue of Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015, October 31, 2016 is an additional special non-working holiday. October 31 and other Philippine holidays in 2016 Here is the complete list of dates that are […]

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A very long weekend for Cebu, September 12 also a holiday to celebrate Eid’l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

With our very recent post today on September 9 being a non-working holiday in the province of Cebu to honor former Cebu Governor and late President of the Philippines, Sergio Osmena, Sr., the PROCLAMATION NO. 56 , s. 2016 was also announced earlier that September 12 is also a holiday for the Eid’l Adha (Feast […]

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September 9 is Osmeña Day, a Special non-working holiday in Cebu

In honor of the late Governor of Cebu and the 4th President of the Republic of the Philippines, Sergio Osmeña, Sr., September 9 is Osmeña Day, considered a Special non-working holiday in the whole province of Cebu and its component cities. It was made official through the declaration of Republic Act 6953. September 9 is […]

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447th Cebu Founding Anniversary: August 6 declared a special non-working holiday

The Province of Cebu celebrates its 447th Founding Anniversary with the theme: “Serbisyong Tinud-anay, Kalambuan nga Tiunay” on August 6, 2016. 447th Founding Anniversary Cebu August 6 of every year is a special non-working public holiday throughout Cebu as stipulated by Republic Act 8952. The law was enacted in 2000 during the administration of former […]

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