Short Film winners

Best Editing nominees: Feeling the Faith by Allan Obienza Mananahi by Franz Arrogante Lingkawas by Ralph Lawrence Garcia Obra by TM Malones Supot by Ryan Canda Best Editing: Allan Obienza Best Musical Scoring nominees: Niña by Rolando Pascua Pagtuo, Paglaum, Gugma by Randy del Rosario Feeling the Faith by Allan Obienza Lingkawas by Ralph Lawrence […]

Video documentary winners

Best in Cinematography nominees: On the Trail of Faith Dancers by Arneil Dawal Pag-asa by Noel Samson F-Stops by Aldo Nelbert Banaynal abd Reynan Villena Best in Cinematography: F-Stops by Aldo Nelbert Banaynal and Reynan Villena Best Story nominees: F-Stops by Aldo Nelbert Banaynal On the Trail of Faith Dancers by Arneil Dawal Pag-asa by […]

Photo Contest Winners

Grand Prize Winner Rank Photographer 1st – Louis Enario 2nd – Dan Douglas Ong 3rd – Mark Philip Dales Contingent Category Rank Photographer 1st – Mikhail Arrogante 2nd – Mikhail Arrogante 3rd – Ernesto “Jojo” Sudaro Jr. 4th – Reymond Padriga 5th – Paul Gotiong 6th – Jay Ybanez 7th – Dennis Saco 8th – […]

Ignacio ‘Iggy’ Arroyo died on January 26, 2012

NEGROS Occidental Representative Ignacio “Iggy” Tuazon Arroyo Jr. (5th district) died on January 26, 2012 in London after his life support system was pulled out.

He suffered a cardiac arrest. He was 60. Arroyo is survived by his children Bianca Marie Arroyo, Dina Arroyo and Alelu Arroyo.

Arroyo has been staying in London, England, since October 2011 while seeking treatment for a liver ailment.Read full story

Maan Panganiban (died on January 29, 2012)

SPORTS reporter Mary Ann Grace Natividad Panganiban known as “Maan Panganiban” succumbed to cancer on Jan. 29, 2012. She was 25.

Panganiban’s friend, who refused to be named, said the former varsity volleyball player died of lymphoma during an emergency operation in a hospital.

Panganiban was a former University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and Shakey’s V-League court side reporter and had worked as a reporter in the Kapatid network.

New Zealand celebrates Sinulog

TAKING off with a procession of the image of the Santo Niño and the Virgin Mary at 10:30 a.m., nearly 10,000 people gathered together for this year’s Sinulog at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland, New Zealand on January 15. The Sinulog Dance Troupe performed a praise dancing followed by a liturgical mass celebrated […]

Focus on choreography, not on props: judges

THE judges of this year’s Sinulog competition told contingents who want to join the Sinulog grand parade next year to focus more on choreographing their dancers, not on their props. “It is still good, but they (contingents) should not neglect the choreography of their dancers. I think the choreographers are not challenged enough to try […]

Festival reflects faith in the Cebuano: writer-historian

MORE than a term for the dance performed in honor of the Sto. Niño and the annual festival, the Sinulog reflects the faith and the life of the Cebuano people, a writer-historian said. “It’s a faith that has survived. It’s a faith that is not limited to religious faith. Ultimately, it is faith in the […]

Unity led to Sinulog success: guv

“HUGELY successful.” This was Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia’s assessment of the Sinulog celebrations, which she attributed to the unity of City Hall and Capitol. She said the cooperation between the two local government units is in response to Archbishop Jose Palma’s call last year during the Sinulog, when he said the City needs the Province […]