By Minerva BC Newman
Cebu City – Sinulog 2018 goes high-tech with the creation of the ‘Sinulog 2018 mobile app,’ a must-have companion of devotees and revelers as they join, celebrate and go through the various events and activities during the week-long festivities.
“This is your must have digital pal or buddy that will help you move around the country’s grandest celebration—Cebu’s Sinulog Festival 2018,” says Dave Tumulak, Cebu City councilor and Sinulog Foundation executive committee chairperson.
Tumulak enjoined everyone to “just search and download ‘Sinulog 2018’ in Google Play or at the App Store in your smartphones.”
He said Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena pushed for this app to reach out and make Sinulog 2018 relevant to the new generation of digital Cebuanos and the growing millennials in the world.
According to Tumulak, the mobile app assists individuals plot their Sinulog route and schedule and all other religious and cultural activities everyday during the Sinulog festival week.
Through the app, everyone can access basic information about the various Sinulog activities and specifics such parade contingents, maps of the official routes and where to party and other information, he added.
The app likewise carries news, important announcements and developments which can be shared with friends and relatives here and abroad.
The events, other activities and celebrations can be viewed in real time via social media, Tumulak said.
App users can also vote for their favorite Festival Queen 2018 candidate through the “Festival Queen App Users’ Choice”, Tumulak said.