Events


Lapu-Lapu City Fiesta 2015 schedule nightly activities

This celebration is an annual religious and cultural commemoration in honor of the Oponganon’s devotion to the Virgen de Regla. A month long gathering that proclaims faith and other commendable skills of Oponganons. The feast day will be held on the 21st of November but the City has prepared a lot of activities before the […]

Velarde wins silver medal, earns 1st title in Asian chess competition

Asian Chess U9 Category silver medalist Jerish John Velarde received his first professional international title as “Candidate Master (CM)” at the Asian Schools Chess Championship 2015. This is the highest title given to a chess master who is under 12 years old. Velarde scored seven wins in nine games to win the silver medal in […]

Pajo holds first ever beauty pageant

Candidates of the first ever Miss Barangay Pajo paid a courtesy visit on Mayor Paz C. Radaza at the Lapu-Lapu City Hall. They were accompanied by Pajo barangay chief Junard “Ahong” Chan. Competing in the Miss Pajo pageant are 11 lovely candidates who are residents of the barangay. The competition will be held on May […]

Looc bet Euvelyn Samson is Reyna Bulakna 2015

Euvelyn T. Samson of Barangay Looc grabbed the coveted crown in the search for Reyna Bulakna 2015 in Lapu-Lapu City. The pageant is one of the highlights of the Kadaugan sa Mactan celebration, which culminates in the commemoration of the historic Battle of Mactan between Mactan chieftain Lapu-Lapu and his followers against Spanish forces led […]

Reyna Bulakna 2015 candidates

Reyna Bulakna 2015 candidates paid a courtesy call on Mayor Paz C. Radaza and Councilor Harry Radaza earlier this week. The search for Reyna Bulakna is one of the highlights of the month-long Kadaugan sa Mactan, which is held to commemorate the battle between Mactan chieftain Datu Lapu-Lapu and Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in 1521. […]

ASEAN workshop on women’s role in peace process held in city

Leaders and members of the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation held a workshop on strengthening women’s participation in the peace process. Mayor Paz C. Radaza and Vice Mayor Marcial Yong of Lapu-Lapu City attended the workshop together with Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles. The mayor said that in Lapu-Lapu, she has […]

Lapu-Lapu observes fire prevention month

The Lapu-Lapu City Fire Division participates in Fire Prevention Month 2015. This year’s theme: “Kaligtasan sa sunog alamin, gawin at isabuhay natin.” Mayor Paz C. Radaza and Fire District chief Oscar Mayol celebrated the start of the month with a simple ceremony. Mayol said his department has prepared several activities in March to promote fire […]

Children’s center receives donation from seafaring groups

A center for abandoned and orphaned kids in Lapu-Lapu City received furniture, appliances, a vehicle, and other equipment from maritime and seafaring community. The Norwegian Seafarers’ Union, International Transport Workers’ Federation, and other groups recently turned over kitchen table and chairs, computer table and chairs, printer, LCD projector and screen, double deck beds, cabinets, a […]

Saving oceans through her beauty: Miss Scuba Philippines

By Helena Inah Membrillas Amanda Arbitrario of Panglao, Bohol bags the title “Ms. Scuba Philippines 2014” during a pageant held at Pacific Cebu Resort in Suba Basbas, Lapu-Lapu City. Along with Reygin Brion (1st runner-up) and Princess Jayme (1st runner-up), the I.T. student from Informatics-Bohol will be competing in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia for the upcoming […]