RANDOM SHOTS: Sendong Memorial at Golden Haven Memorial Park

The Sendong Memorial located at Golden Haven Memorial Park in Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City is a memorial of the victims of Typhoon Sendong.

PROJECT WATCH: City ground breaks City Museum Annex Building

Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno and the Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission (Hiscom) led by Dr. Erlinda M. Burton lead the ground breaking ceremonies today for the City Museum Annex Building at the adjacent lot of the Cagayan de Oro City Museum (Old Water Tower).

Preparations underway for next year’s commemoration of 75th anniversary of MacArthur Breakout

Preparations are now underway for the planned commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s breakout from Corregidor. In relation to the said event set in March 2017, the Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission is planning to hold a Convoy of Hope which will retrace the route taken by MacArthur’s group from Macabalan wharf in Cagayan de Oro to Del Monte Lodge in Cawayanon,...

Hiscom to break ground for new museum building

By Mike Baños The Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission will be holding a two-day event this week to mark the formal launching of a decade of celebration for the 4th Centennial of the city’s founding as a settlement.

VIDEO WATCH: Cagayan de Oro – Then and Now Part 2

Here’s Part 2 of Cagayan de Oro – Then and Now, a short video clip by Poyaks Akut showing some of Cagayan de Oro’s old scenery and the progressive city of today.

VIDEO WATCH: Cagayan de Oro – Then and Now Part 1

Here’s a short video clip by Poyaks Akut showing the old Cagayan de Oro and the present and see the transformation of the laid-back provincial city into a thriving highly urbannized city.

Northern Mindanao Literary Anthology set

If you love writing pieces about your place, history and culture, more specifically about the places in Northern Mindanao, then perhaps you should try to submit your literary pieces for the “Under the Southern Skies: Northern Mindanao Literary Anthology”, a project spearheaded by the Department of English of Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan, Cagayan de Oro City.

HISTORY WATCH: Cagayan de Oro’s Plaza Divisoria

image from www.kagay-an.com PHOTO shows undated picture of Calle Mindanao (now Tiano Bros.). looking south. Building at right is the old Municipio where Veteran’s Bank now stands in its place. Plaza Divisoria is a major historical landmark in Cagayan de Oro City which was constructed in 1901 by Tirso Neri y Roa, a rich merchant who was then municipal mayor of Cagayan de Misamis, the old name...

Nazareno Church set to renovate altar soon

photo by Jaysan Ray Chee The Archdiocesan Shrine of the Black Nazarene (Nazareno Church) in Cagayan de Oro City will soon have a new altar.

VIDEO WATCH: Divine Mercy Shrine Aerial Tour

Today, September 8 is Mama Mary’s Birthday. And one of the best places to celebrate Her Birthday is at the Divine Mercy Shrine in El Salvador City in Misamis Oriental.

RANDOM SHOTS: Saint Augustine Cathedral today

You might have noticed that Saint Augustine Cathedral in Cagayan de Oro City is now exhibiting a darker shade of grey on its exterior.

VIDEO WATCH: Higalaay Fluvial Procession 2016

You might have wondered what happened to the Icons that were paraded in the city’s streets the last two years. It’s because this year they were on board several motor boats in the annual Higalaay Fluvial Procession along Cagayan de Oro River.