Kadaugan sa Mactan

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. […]

Kadaugan Street Party gets bigger every year

Although the Kadaugan sa Mactan was already celebrated annually at the Liberty Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City, the space could only accommodate a number of spectators. To further give importance and special attention to the valor and triumph depicted during the Battle of Mactan, Councilor Harry Radaza during his first term in office organized the first […]

Food fest kicks off Kadaugan sa Mactan

This year’s Kadaugan sa Mactan celebration in Lapu-Lapu City opens with a week-long Food Festival. From April 22-27, 17 large resorts and hotels and 20 other fastfood chains and restaurants will sell signature dishes at very affordable prices in stalls put up at the Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan. Resorts and restaurants are pricing their […]

Rampada participants hold workshop in Hoops Dome

Lapu-Lapu City is deep in preparation for the “Kadaugan sa Mactan” this coming April 2013. One of the events is “Rampada,” a name taken from the two Cebuano words “rampa” in reference to doing a show and “kalsada” which means streets. Participants of the Rampada had a dance workshop last March 8, 2013 at the […]

New tourism chief plans monthly activities

By Faith P. Sulib and Ray Christopher Booc, USJR MassCom Interns It was November 2012 when he was appointed as the Lapu-Lapu City’s new tourism head and, since then, he has been busy thinking up improvements and identifying activities for the year. Tourism chief Hembler Mendoza outlined monthly activities aimed at encouraging tourists to visit […]