April is still on but people are excited bout Dumaguete’s Santa Cruzan this May. Kabulakan Festival was the name in the past and been renamed just recently back to Santa Cruzan is a religious event organized by the local Catholic organization. It is now renowned for it flamboyant parade of local beauties and TV personalities serving as escorts.
Although the said event in the past received heavy criticisms, Santa Cruzan is now a religious event instead of being just a pure entertainment. Yet still using TV personally actors may not be a huge issue, some people still feels that it’s a tainted religious act. Anyway as complicated as it could be, Santa Cruzan fetches a lot of attention and attracts tourism.