Posts Categorized: Proudly Kagay-anon

Proudly Kagay-anon: Paper Cutting Artist Dui Redondo

Sometimes the best things in life come to us through an accident…. It was summer of 2011, Darryl ‘Dui’ Salcedo Redondo was playing basketball when he accidentally broke his knee and endured the excruciating pain of bone dislocation. He cannot walk properly for a month and staying home was the best option to recover. One day,… Read more »

CDO artist makes it to the top five in the National Digital Awards

Ronald Mastail of Cagayan de Oro will compete in the National Digital Awards 2014. His entry entitled “Ang Pagbabago ni Juan Tamad” was selected as one of the top five finalists in the Motion Graphics-Professional Category. Post by National Digital Arts Awards.   The National Digital Awards 2014 Awarding and Concert will be held on… Read more »

Two CDO youngsters make it to The Voice Kids

Two Kagay-anon talents made it to the blind audition of The Voice Kids Philippines. Kyle Berdino convinced all the three judges Lea Salonga, Bamboo Mañalac, and Sarah Geronimo to turn their chairs when she sang Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop.” The 13 year old CDO pride eventually went to Team Sarah. Meanwhile, Lorenzo Cinco, another 13-year-old… Read more »

Proudly Kagay-anon: Young Entrepreneur Sharee Mae Uy Te of Chingkeetea

Last year, I was intrigued by these young Kagayanons carrying a big milky thing and slurping what looks like marbles through a fat straw. Eventually I discovered that they got that drink from this little shop in Marfori Compound which is just a stone throw away from my office. Out of curiosity, I decided to… Read more »

Proudly Kagay-anon: Fashion Icon Mags Cue

Indeed, if there is a Kagay-anon fashion brand that tells its story loudest, it has to be Mags. Owned by a natural born fashionista and former commercial model Mags Lopez Calpito Cue. That day that I interviewed her, she was beaming with so much beauty and class. But who is Mags behind the extravagant and… Read more »

Proudly Kagayanon: Marissa Rodriguez Acapulco (Mykarelli’s Grill)

A chef, businesswoman, traveler, sports enthusiast, full time mother and wife are the words that best describes Marissa Rodriguez Acapulco… the woman behind Mykarelli’s Grill. Born on November 20, 1973 in Rosario, Agusan del Sur, Marissa or fondly called by her friends as Mags is the youngest child of Emiliano Estrella Rodriguez and Digna Ocite…. Read more »

Proudly Kagayanon: Gian Marlon Libot

Graduation and recognition ceremonies are here again. This is perhaps the most anticipated time of the year of students as they finally move on after years of homework and exams, not to mention many hours of research, and sleepless nights. This March, Tsadagyud pays tribute to students who excel in academics and extra curricular activities. That… Read more »

Proudly Kagay-anon: Benjie S. Manuel

“Not everyone can and will wear Chanel.” These are the words of Cagayan de Oro’s most celebrated fashion designer… Benjie S. Manuel. He is one of the very few that made fashion an industry. His works are as influential as the people that he has dressed. But, who is Benjie S. Manuel behind haute couture?… Read more »