2nd Sinug Festival at Barangay Mabolo celebrated

Barangay Mabolo celebrated its 2nd Sinug Festival with contingents from the 7 clusters and sitio members of the barangay. Prior to the program was a street dancing held around Barangay Mabolo, parade of floats and also showcased their higantes. Contests were also initiated like the festival queen, street dancing and festival dance showdown.

Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Colina Labella who is also from Brgy. Mabolo and Vice-mayor Michael Rama attended the event. According to Cebu City Councilor Niña Prisca Ompoc Mabatid, compared from last year, this year’s Sinug sa Mabolo is more grand and extravagant because she got also sponsors from the mayor and vice-mayor.

“Last year, mas bug.at jud, ako gasto kay ako ra ang ga gasto tanan and it’s my personal money pero karon kay daghan na ang ni sponsor nato.” Mabatid said.

Mabatid, the overall director and the woman behind the Mabolo Sinug Festival also explained why she headed such event. “Kaning sinug festival, this is also my way of telling them na wala gyud ko ni biya sa barangay Mabolo.”, Mabatid added.



Councilor Niña Prisca Ompoc Mabatid


It was also her birthday on the same day. She awarded the winners with cash prizes. The following are the winners in each category:

Ritual Showdown

Champion: Cluster 7

1st place : Cluster 4

2nd place: Cluster 5

3rd place : Cluster 6

4th place: cluster 1

Best in Street Dancing

Cluster 4


Champion: Cluster 4

1st place: Cluster 7

2nd place: Cluster 6

3rd place: Cluster 2

4th place: Cluster 3


Champion: Cluster 4

1st place: Cluster 7

2nd place: Cluster 6

3rd place: Cluster 5

4th place: Cluster 2


Champion: Cluster 7

1st place: Cluster 4

2nd place: Cluster 6

Councilor Mabatid also gave international and domestic flights during the raffle draw, a fireworks display after the program and a street party after the activity wherein the whole road was closed for the 2nd time in the history of Mabolo.