Gwen Garcia offers Cebu City financial aid for Sinulog fest


The provincial government of Cebu will provide the Cebu City government financial support for the Sinulog festival.

In an interview on Monday, Governor Gwen Garcia acknowledged the city government’s assistance during the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo, and, in return, decided to offer financial help to the city for the Sinulog preparations.

“We really appreciate all of the support that the city government has extended to the provincial government last year when we relaunched the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo,” said Garcia. (

Aside from the financial help, the governor said she might coordinate with the Provincial Health Office to be on standby and offer emergency services during the series of festivities.

The Cebu Provincial Police Office is also reportedly willing to assist the Cebu City Police Office in ensuring peace and security during the festival.