iLOVEtoREAD at the Cebu City Public Library, 2/25

The Cebu City Public Library, along with newly-formed group “THE BASADOURS” comprising of Friends of the Cebu City Public Library, launches the “I Love to Read Project“, a public-private collaborative project aimed at literacy development this February 25, at the Library premises.

Believing that literacy is the foundation for proper values education, the project seeks to address the fundamental challenges of literacy development in the city.

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Cebu Literary Heritage@Ayala Center Cebu, 2/25

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Cebu City Charter, a Cebuano Literary Heritage Program will be held at the Activity Center, Ayala Center this Saturday, February 25, at 3 p.m.

The program will include traditional forms that are now part of Cebuano Heritage: balitaw, kulilising hari, pamalaye, and a brief play by Piux Kabahar called “Seguro ang Pancit“.

Performers will come from members of writers groups and students of the literature classes of University of San Carlos.

Inviting all Cebuanos and Cebuphiles, enjoy this rare treat of Cebuano literature and heritage.

For further details, please reach the University of San Carlos Cebuano Studies Center or the University Department of Languages and Literature through the University main campus trunk line: (032) 253-1000

SineBuano recommends Cinema One Originals, 2/11 to 2/16

Cinema One proudly presents the Cinema One Originals at SM City Cebu, this February 11 to 16, 2012.

At long last, Cebuanos and cinephiles can experience the best of what Philippine independent/low-budget cinema has to offer, especially when four of the films showing this February 11 to 16 are shot and produced in Cebu, Philippines.

Here are SineBuano recommendations and the NEW schedules of showings (download the NEW MOVIE SHOWING SCHEDULE HERE).

Tickets for the movie showings are priced at PhP100 each!

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Sinulog On-the-spot Painting Contest, 12/12

Adepts in the visual arts, prepare your imagination, your brushes, palettes, and blank canvases for the Sinulog Foundation Inc. “On-the-Spot-Painting” competition on December 12 at Fort San Pedro near Plaza Indepedencia in Cebu City.

The competition carries the theme, “Cebu – City of Culture.”

The rules and regulations of the contest after the jump.

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Beyond Awesome: DOT-7 Photo Challenge

Inviting photographers! Participate in the first Beyond Awesome: Photo Challenge of the Department of Tourism Central Visayas!

Hosted by DOT-7 and Campaigns Cebu, this Photo Contest calls for creative images of the sites in Central Visayas seen through through the camera lenses of hobbyist and professional photographers. Photos that depict Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor and (Dumaguete) Oriental Negros’ charms – local tourism sites, including potential and undiscovered attractions, culinary heirlooms, culture & heritage sites, and art/design ingenuity (handicrafts and artisanal pieces).

For the Photo Contest mechanics, download here. For the photo contest entry form, here [entry]. Photo orientation form, download here [orientation]. And the model release forms, here [Adult, Minor]

The Beyond Awesome photo contest is on going until September 6, 2011.

For more information, email at