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Preparations underway for Devotee City

PIA - Thursday 11th January, 2018

Members of the different working committeesdiscuss the preparations for Devotee City operations this year. Preparations are focused on on the physical arrangements and installations of container vans, water facilities, water pipes, medical van, street lighting and other utilities, as well as landscaping and beautification. (Photo from Cebu City PIO)

CEBU CITY, Jan. 11 (PIA) - Preparations for this year's Devotee City during the Sinulog 2018 celerbation are now underway.

Devotee City is an annual program that caters to devotees of the Senor Santo Nino from all over the province and nearby islands who come to Cebu City to join the Sinulog observation.

The Devotee City provides free accommodation to out-of-town devotees who do not have a place to stay in the city during the Sinulog celebration.

Devotee City2018Chairman Engr. Roberto Cabarrubias, who is also the head of thecity's Department of Public Services, said preparations are in place to set-up the container vans that will be used as temporary shelters of the devotees.

TheDevotee Cityoperations this year will be held at the vacant lot where the Compana Maritima stands, a few meters away from the CebuCityHall and the Basilica Minore Del Santo Nino.

Devotees will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.

They will be asked to present their bus, boat or plane tickets upon registration.

Devotees can stay in the facility until the 453rd Fiesta Senor celebration on January 21. (rmn/PIA7-Cebu with reports from Greggy Senados, Cebu City PIO)

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