Minglanilla’s Sugat Kabanhawan Festival will be streamed live
The annual religious-cultural event by Minglanillia town in Cebu will push through via online live streaming to avoid mass gatherings amid the pandemic. An official announcement was made by Mayor Elanito Peña last March 22, encouraging the residents to watch the Sugat Kabanhawan Festival on April 4 at their respective homes. The event will be held at the town’s sports complex and will only be limited to dancers, hosts, local government officials, directors, and other essential staff .
Diocese of Tagbilaran implements changes for Holy Week celebration
The traditional Holy Week masses of St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Tagbilaran City will be altered due to the ongoing pandemic in the country, according to the Diocese of Tagbilaran Chancellor Algerio Paña. Instead of nine churchgoers in each church’s pews, only three people will be allowed to take a seat. There will also be a one-entrance, one-exit police to control the crowd, Paña added. The diocese also encouraged the churchgoers to attend online masses instead of coming to church . And instead of the traditional procession, a motorcade will be held. Visita Iglesia will also be prohibited.
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