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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
You might have noticed that Saint Augustine Cathedral in Cagayan de Oro City is now exhibiting a darker shade of grey on its exterior.
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.
Today, August 28, 2016, Cagayan de Oro City celebrates the Feast of its patron saint, St. Augustine of Hippo.
On fiesta day, August 28, 2016, the traditional Higalaay Fluvial Procession will take place at the Cagayan de Oro River. The route starts from Macabalan and ends at Duaw Park.
Unlike previous city fiestas, it took some time this year before flaglets or banderitas were installed in Cagayan de Oro’s streets signalling the start of the city fiesta activities.