Talisay City Division represented by Talisay City Central Elementary School emerged as the Grand Champion Winner and bested 4 other contingents to the Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan 2019 held yesterday at the Cebu City Sports Complex.
The presentation centered on the message of praying for eternal rest. This revolved on the concept to continue praying for our departed loved ones in order for them to be forgiven and enjoy heaven.
Sinulog Chair Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña assisted by City Councilor Hon. Mary Ann delos Santos personally handed over the awards to the winners.
This year's Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan title is the 3rd win for Talisay City for 3 straight consecutive years.
Carcar City Division finished second, followed by Tribu Malipayon of Consolacion (3rd), Sining Sto. Niño Folkloric Troupe of the City of Bogo (4th), and Tribu Ginatilan (5th).
Talisay City bagged 3 different awards with cash prizes including the Ritual Showdown with a cash prize of P350,000, P50,000 for Best in Musicality, and another P50,000 for Best in Street Dancing.
For other awards, the Carcar City Division is the 2nd placer for the Best in Musicality (P30,000); Tribu Malipayon – Consolacion is 3rd (P20,000); Sining Sto. Niño Folkloric Troupe of the City of Bogo is 4th (P15,000); and Tribu Ginatilan is 5th (P10,000).
Carcar City Division, won Best in Costume with a cash prize of P50,000.
For the street dancing, other winners were Carcar City Division (2nd; P30,000) and Tribu Malipayon of Consolacion (3rd; P20,000). (Farlash Acenas, Margie Bulado & Levy Sayago/PIO)
Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña together with City Officials led the ground breaking ceremonies for the construction of the Cebu City Skateboard Park located at the back of Fort San Pedro recently.
City Councilor Eugenio "Jun" Gabuya said that the entire project will cost 15 million pesos so there will be two phases of the project.
They will first work on the 5 million peso donation from Ms. Minnie Osmeña for the phase 1 construction of the project which will include the obstacle course where the skateboarders can practice their tricks and routines.
After the phase 1 construction, Ms. Minnie will turn over the park to the Cebu City Government and will start with the phase 2 project which will be for the oval of the park.
Gabuya also said, they will be forming a committee for the skate park later on and may collect fees for the purpose of maintaining the place.
The phase 1 of the project is expected to finish in 3 months’ time.(Jessa L. Celocia & Levy Sayago/PIO)