Cebu’s Unique Culture
Get to know the Queen City of the South more by reading these interesting culture-related topics.
Happy Halloween, guys! Do you already have costumes for tonight’s party? Or, are you even ready to attend the bunch of Halloween events happening this weekend? Well, fret not for we give you quick and easy Halloween costume ideas that […]
Back in the days, a number of schools in Cebu served as detention cells and barracks for war soldiers. Because of this, school walls have witnessed a number of gruesome murders and abuses you could not have imagined. Even after several […]
You can’t be a pure-blooded Cebuano/Cebuana if you haven’t tried tuslob-buwa (or at least heard the term somewhere). Although the practice of eating pig’s brain together with puso has already been present in Cebu for years now, the emergence of […]
End your Holy Week right by making your Easter Sunday as productive as it can be. =) Witness the Sugat Kabanhawan. Welcome the dawn of Easter by going to Minglanilla and watching their well-renowned Sugat Kabanhawan or Sugat, a traditional […]
PALM SUNDAY As we all know, the Holy Week starts on Palm Sunday when Catholics go to church not just to attend mass but also to have their palms blessed by the priest. Do you know why this is done? […]
Previously known as the Corpus Christi Foundation, the Children’s Shelter of Cebu has been in existence since 1979. According to the organization’s Mission Statement, CSC exists to “glorify God by demonstrating His love to the Philippines as we provide a […]
Everything Cebu has another guest blogger. Julie Mae H. Bacus, who is currently based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has written an article that talks about how she feels when she visits her hometown. MY CEBU by Julie Mae H. Bacus So let me […]
As a predominantly Roman Catholic people, Cebuanos commemorate the Holy Week religiously. Locally known as “Semana Santa,” the week leading up to Easter Sunday is considered among the holiest of Christian celebrations and Filipinos usually have a wide array of […]
Here are some popular Cebuano phrases you might find useful and fun to learn: “Bai” – a colloquial title you can address to almost every friend, stranger or acquaintance. Using this to address someone generally implies an aura of friendship […]
The term “ukay-ukay” about digging from the piles of discounted clothes and other products up for sale came from the local word of “halukay,” which is the act of digging. Ukay-ukay originated in Baguio City in Luzon and eventually spread to Metro Manila, Cebu and in other parts of the country.