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Gabii sa Kabilin 2013: Fo Guang Shan Chu Un Temple

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The Chu Un Buuddhist Temple is one of the branches of the worldwide Sangha of Fo Guang Shan based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Chu Un in Cebu City has been providing Dharma services and educational and cultural activities to Filipinos for more than 20 years. (GSK 2013 Guide)

 The temple is located just near where I used to be renting, but I never knew that the temple is open for the

Iligan City | Dear Manok

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Majority of the food places here in Iligan City or probably in Mindanao and Visayas is more of grilled food. For some reason, majority of must go to places here are offering grilled food, and Dear Manok is one of the most visited and must try here in Iligan City.

Before Mang Inasal came into picture Dear Manok is already in the market and serving the tastiest original Chicken barbecue here in Iligan City. It has the tastiest chicken barbecue I ever tasted, no bias. I prefer it's taste over Mang Inasal and Tita Fannies, this two has their distinct taste that are also well loved by people.

Gabii sa Kabilin 2013: Iglesia Filipina Independente

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Here's a quick visit at the Iglesia Filipina Independente along the old parian road. I don't really have a decent pic, it's just a camera phone that I'm using. 



Here's a quick view (image) of the map on how to get there:



Gabii sa Kabilin 2013: Museo Parian sa Sugbo

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The Museo Parian sa Sugbo showcases the history and culture of the Parian District of Cebu, which was the economic heart of Cebu City for most of the Spanish Period.  Built in  1730, the museum is the former residence of Jesuits who did missionary work in the Diocese of Cebu. (GSK 2013 Guide)

Gabii sa Kabilin 2013: San Pedro Calungsod Chapel

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San Pedro Calungsod Chapel is a recently built chapel in honor of the first Visayan saint, San Pedor Calungsod, that has become one of Metro Cebu's newest cultural attractions. Its strikingly contemporary architecture is a testament to Cebuano's deeply-rooted religiosity in a fast-changing world. (addcg to the Gabii sa Kabilin 2013 guide).

Gabii sa Kabilin 2013: Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House

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The Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House is a house museum in the Old Parian District featuring the lifestyle of 18th and 19th century of Cebu (GSK 2013 guide). When I arrived at Line 5 where majority of the heritage sites in Cebu is, the area was filled with expectators watching the sing and dance performance of the Sandiego Dance Troupe. That's where I catch up with Habagat Central, Atty Ethelbert and their friends.

CEBU | Gabii sa Kabilin 2013

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Gabii sa Kabilin (GSK) or Night of Heritage is a special annual event, where people visit museums and heritage sites in one night. From 6PM to midnight, guests enjoy cultural shows, exhibits, children's activities contests, food fairs and other activities. To get to their participating sites, guests walk or ride busess and tartanillas (horse-drawn carriages).Cebu launched the first Gabii sa Kabilin in 2007 and has remained the metropolis in the Asia-Pacific region to hold such an event. Held every last Friday of May to celebrate the Philippines' National Heritage Monthe and International Museum Day which falls on May 18. 
From 3 participating museums in 2007, this year 2013 there are 33 participating museums and heritage sites all over Cebu. This year there are 30 featured sites. With the increase in number of participating museums and heritage sites every year, last 2012 the Cebu City Council through an ordinance made every last friday of May as Gabii sa Kabilin. 
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