‘Sinulog’ opens Global Voices summit

10th year celebration in Cebu rocks
Over a hundred international bloggers, citizen media advocates, and tech experts from 60 countries moved around the hall dancing the Sinulog to open the week-long series of activities of Global Voices in Cebu last January 2015.

Global Voices is "a border-less, largely volunteer community of more than 800 writers, analysts, online media experts and translators ... leading the conversation on citizen media reporting since 2005." It decided to hold its Citizen Media Summit and 10th anniversary celebration in Cebu City, Philippines.

Prayer-Dance Ritual
The Sinulog is a local traditional prayer-dance in honor of Señor

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Hot Internet issues pull bloggers to Cebu

#GVsummit #GV2015 to tackle FOI, online activism
CEBU CITY -- Some 140 international bloggers, citizen media advocates and tech experts from over 60 countries across the globe will join their Philippine counterparts as they gather at the Cebu Provincial Capitol after the Sinulog 2015 festival to tackle the latest Internet issues.

The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit in Cebu City on January 24-25, 2015 will discuss such issues as citizen media, freedom of information, digital security, indigenous languages and multilingualism online, and internet activism. The international event will highlight talks, panels, and workshops on the relations between open Internet and

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Cebu to host global citizen media summit

Free passes for 10 Twitter contest winners
Cebu-based Netizens can participate in a prestigious two-day international summit next month by joining a competition via Twitter.
Global Voices, an international citizen media network founded in 2004 at Harvard University, will be holding its 10th anniversary Summit in Cebu City, Philippines on January 24-25, 2015.

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="670" class="zemanta-img"] English: Capitol building of the Province of Cebu, located in Cebu City.

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