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Teaching Cebuano Literature: A Seminar for Educators

Teaching Cebuano Literature: A Seminar for Educators

| July 6, 2018

  The Cebuano Studies Center of the University of San Carlos (USC) will hold “Teaching Cebuano Literature: A Seminar for Educators on July 16-18, 2018 at the Rigney Hall of USC Talamban campus. The seminar will (re)introduce Cebuano literature to teachers and offer them innovative ways and approaches of teaching Cebuano literature. “The center aims […]

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MAARTEXT 2018: National Arts Month Cebu

| February 7, 2018

Two days of the arts on February 26 and 27 (Monday and Tuesday) at Robinsons Galleria Cebu! How-tos, moderated conversations, stage plays, spoken word poetry and music performances, book launches and short film screenings! Admission is free! Maartext Schedule: February 26, 2017 1000am – Welcome Remarks – Joanna Fajardo-Salazar 1015am – Opening Remarks – Hope Sabanpan-Yu […]

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NOVEMBER 8

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

1955 The first general elections for Cebu City Mayor and Vice-Mayor are held under Republic Act No. 1243. Elected is Sergio Osmeña, Jr., and Ramon Duterte as Mayor and Vice-Mayor, respectively. Elected councilors are Casimiro Madarang, Joaquin Panis, Carlos Cuizon, Osmundo Rama, Florencio Urot, Ceferina del Rosario, Pedro Clavano, Generoso Jaca, and Cecilio de la […]

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NOVEMBER 7

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

1568 The Portuguese siege of Cebu continues. A Portuguese force of four galleons, four galiots and two fustas has arrived in Cebu on October 2. When the Spaniards refused to heed the Portuguese demand to leave Cebu, the Portuguese blockaded the Cebu harbor and laid a siege that was to last until January 1, 1569.

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NOVEMBER 2

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

All Souls’ Day   1816 The Carreta Hospital, otherwise known as the Hospital de Lazarinos, is founded by Bishop Joaquin Encabo de Sopetran and put under the charge of the Recolleto.   1835 A Bishop’s decree confirms the erection of Catmon, Cebu, as a parish. It is separated from the jurisdiction of Danao.

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NOVEMBER 1

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

All Saints’ Day   1565 The people of Mactan continue to defy Spain. Legazpi sends an expedition which puts Mactan to the torch. The people of Mactan retaliate by raiding the Spanish settlement in Cebu and burning more than 20 Spanish houses.   1947 Death of Cebuano post-dramatist Jose D. Galicano (1887-19447).

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AUGUST 31

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

1665 Fr. Juan Lopez formally assumes the position of Bishop of Cebu. 1829 The Dagohoy rebellion of Bohol comes to an end. Cebuanos had participated in the Spanish suppression of the Boholano rebels.

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AUGUST 30

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fiesta of Alcoy, Cebu 1595 Augustinian Pedro de Agurto is appointed as Bishop of Cebu, the first to serve in this position. 1969 Mandaue is elevated to the status of a Charter City.

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AUGUST 29

| August 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fiesta of Daan Bantayan 1740 Protasio Cabezas of the secular clergy is appointed the 9th Bishop of Cebu.

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AUGUST 28

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fiesta of Alcantara, Cebu Fiesta of Carmen, Cebu 1945 Lt. Gen. Tadashu Kataoka, commander of the Japanese 1st Division, surrenders his troops to Gen. William Arnold, Americal Division commander, in field rites held at Kilometer 82 in northeastern Cebu (in the vicinity of Borbon). This marks the end of the Japanese occupation in Cebu. 1956 […]

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